Mike Huckabee Envies Sarah Palin (Updated: Last Call)

The Crier and the Liar

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Somebody please call the Whaaaaambulence for Mike Huckabee. The whining, sniveling and failed GOP Presidential candidate gave an interview to POLITICO this week in which he cried over the fact that he gets little respect as a 2012 contender for the office. He seems genuinely jealous that the conservative world dissects and analyzes every one of  Sarah Palin’s Facebook posts and Twitter tweets yet ignores most anything he says. He complains…

“I just don’t understand how it is that a person can read these polls day after day and the narrative is constantly everybody but me. Whether I do it {run for President} or not, the fact is that if one looks at the overall body of information that’s available, nobody would be in a better position to take it all the way to November. The polls are consistently favorable, putting me either at the top of every poll or right near it. It’s hard to ignore that, having swum in that water before when I barely registered in those very kinds of polls,”

Huckabee then turned his ire against Sarah Palin. He and the ex-quitting former half-term Governor of Alaska are both paid contributors on the Fox News network. Indeed, Huckabee hosts his very own political show while Palin only makes guest appearances on other programs. But while Huckabee’s show struggles with very low ratings, Palins foolish realty show which airs on TLC garners a much larger audience. Both of them have also recently released books, but Palin’s sales are dwarfing those of Huckabee. The media attention given to Palin irritates Huckabee.

“She’s brought an enormous amount of energy to the party. As to why she seemingly draws ten times the attention, I don’t know. You’re never going to read that. I’m never going to be breaking news because I made a comment on Twitter and Facebook. Why is that? I don’t know.”

The fact that speculation of a Palin run for office is so rampant while speculation of a Huckabee run is so lukewarm is perplexing. After all, Huckabee has more experience and is better qualified for the position. While Palin only lasted half of one term as governor, Huckabee served two full terms in that office. While Palin was number two on the McCain ticket, Huckabee was a 2008 Presidential candidate. Huckabee should also hold a firmer grip on the evangelical vote inasmuch as he was actually a Baptist pastor for over 12 years while Palin has repeatedly switched churches and had demons exorcised from her body. Finally, Huckabee is smarter than Palin. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in only 2 1/2 years at Ouachita Baptist University while Palin required 6 years and 5 colleges to earn her degree.

In short, Huckabee would be a far more electable Republican than Palin, but Palin is the bigger celebrity. This is simply a fact that Huckabee must live with and contend with. He demeans himself however, when he cries publicly about it.

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Today’s song parody is inspired by Mike Huckabee’s crying.

Rock-A-Bye, Baby lullaby link:  http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/lyrics/rockaby.htm

HUCKABEE BABY

(sung to the lullaby “Rock-A-Bye, Baby”)

Huckabee baby
GOP flop
Everyone knows
He’s easy to mock
Outrage he fakes
With Palin he brawls
But Huckabee baby
Is sure to fall

Mike’s book is lousy
Beyond compare
Palin, he sneers
Gets treated more fair
She has a knack
For book-signing swings
And while Mikey weeps
Sarah Palin sings

From the high rooftop
Huckabee sees
Palin spreads fear
While charging a fee
All the right-wingers
Old, male and white
Are Palin’s sheep
So Mike’s in a plight.

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Posted on December 10, 2010, in Fox News, Mike Huckabee, Republican, Sarah Palin, Songs and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. My husband was shopping in Walmart, Ft Myers, FL (RED repub area) earlier this week and happened upon Huckabee’s book signing. Not only was there no line, only one person inquired where he was when he took a “break” from sitting at the signing desk. Hope this means people are getting over the religious right.

  2. “Very low ratings”?? Oh please! Huckabee’s show is the weekend #1 rated cable news show. Right there you show you are biased with no regard for the facts. IF you have a point to make stick to the truth. Huckabee 2012!

    • Gar, dude, back away from the Kool aid dispenser. That stuff can be very dangerous when you OD on it.

    • Gary, Gary, Gary, where is it the number one weekend cable show, in Arkansaw? “Oh Please!”

    • First of all, there is a reason why Huckabee’s show airs on the weekend. That is because he can do the least damage to Fox in that time slot. He does not have any competition in his slot and there are many fewer “news” viewers at that time. More importantly however, Fox gave Huckabee a shot at having his own weekday news talk show by airing 6 test episodes He failed badly. MediaMatters informed us, “Former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee’s new talk show, which Fox is testing for six weeks this summer on seven stations, averaged a 0.6 rating/2 share in its Monday premiere. That’s down 45% from its lead-in average of 1.1/4 and down 33% from its year-ago time period average. In some markets, the show drew 88% fewer viewers than its lead-in. The only market where “The Huckabee Show” outperformed its lead-in was Atlanta, B&C reports.”

      Poor ratings = No show for Huckabee.

      • Lynn you confuse the daily variety show which was a flop with the Fox News show which is undeniably sucsessful. But you probably knew that. Check Nielsen. Or maybe Nielsons drinking Kool Aid too?

      • No Gary:
        I am not confused. Please read my December 10th comment in which I specifically pointed out that Huckabee’s weekend show does OK only because it has no news competition at that slow news time-slot. I also pointed out that as for his failed weekday show, “THe Huckabee Show”, “Former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee’s new talk show, which Fox is testing for six weeks this summer on seven stations, averaged a 0.6 rating/2 share in its Monday premiere. That’s down 45% from its lead-in average of 1.1/4 and down 33% from its year-ago time period average. In some markets, the show drew 88% fewer viewers than its lead-in. The only market where “The Huckabee Show” . Indeed, his weekend show was canceled as the result of the low ratings.

  3. Ouachita Baptist

    Seven Deadly Sins (there’s actually even more-check it out).

    Despair~Feelings of hopelessness, despondency, pessimism and impending doom
    Envy~ resentment that another person has something one perceives oneself as lacking
    Pride~ a desire to be more important or attractive than others
    Vainglory~unjustified boasting
    Greed~excessive or rapacious desire and pursuit of wealth, status, and power

    Extravagance and Gluttony don’t apply to Evangelicals (see American Exceptionalism).

  4. I must be up to at least 88 votes by now. I spread my zip from 01905 to 01949 and a few 37763′s. Good luck Kevin!

  5. Huckabee doesn’t wink, wear red monkey shoes, short skirts and raise the temperature of all the impotent old fat white guys and their brain dead women who wish they looked just like the Queen of Babbleon.

    I’ve been voting til my poor little fingers have lost all their skin. You go Kevin – you do indeed Rock. =)

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