Jewish Dems don’t heart Huckabee


Jewish Democrats are targeting Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor running for the Republican presidential nod.

The National Jewish Democratic Council this week distributed to its followers Huckabee fact sheets outlining the candidate’s belief in creationism as alternative evolutionary theory and his casual use of Holocaust imagery. He has described abortions as a “Holocaust” and once joked about his own dramatic weight loss that it was the result of a stay in a Democratic concentration camp.

Huckabee is emerging as a media favorite because of his casual, direct style and is creeping up on frontrunners in polls, suggesting his once long-shot candidacy could at least result in a vice-presidential bid.

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