Friday, January 2, 2009

Politico's Weirdest Moments of 2008

Mike Huckabee's Iowa news conference makes the cut.

Shortly before the Iowa caucuses, the former Arkansas governor held a news conference to inform reporters that he was taking a principled stand against negative campaigning.

Though Huckabee had an attack ad against Mitt Romney at the ready, he said he had decided to “do the right thing” and pull the plug on the negative spot.

But not before first showing it to the assembled media, surrounded by five placards on easels leveling the same attacks on Romney.

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