Friday, May 8, 2015
Huckabee and the Great Communicator
At The Washington Post, Steve Hendrix writes of Mike Huckabee: "But mostly, here is Mike the Microphone, the consummate radio and TV guy who’s been logging airtime for nearly half a century, the folksy showman commanding a mike (in this case, a skinny tube extending from an earpiece) to sell his book, his ideas and himself."
Sounds like someone else we know.
In his 2013 book, The Presidential Debates: Fifty Years of High Risk TV, Alan Schroeder wrote: "The cumulative experience of fifty years as a radio announcer, film actor, television host, corporate spokesman, and political celebrity gave Reagan an edge in debates other candidates could only of."