Timing Is Everything: Huckabee and Cruz’s Touring Strategies
In the context of trying to run a successful presidential campaign, timing is everything. With the Iowa caucuses only several weeks away, many of the presidential candidates have spent their energy tirelessly touring the ninety-nine counties of Iowa, while other candidates have given up on the caucuses and redirected their focus on New Hampshire. Ted […]
Who are the volunteers behind Mike Huckabee’s campaign?
On a drizzly Thursday, volunteers of the Mike Huckabee campaign rushed out into the rain and chanted “I like Mike” to welcome the former governor of Arkansas into his headquarters in Urbandale. This was the start of an event focused on gearing up volunteers for the caucus on Feb. 1. Polling at three percent in […]
The Presidential Family Forum and Me
While most of Iowa was under a winter storm warning, I and hundreds of politically committed Iowans braved the flying white flakes (caused by Satan’s wrath, according to The FAMiLY LEADER CEO Bob Vander Plaats) to attend the Presidential Family Forum last Friday night. Vander Plaats’ organization, which is spelled correctly and has a lowercase […]
Huckabee the Charmer
I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from Mike Huckabee. To say that we don’t exactly see eye to eye on some issues would be an understatement. He believes this country needs more guns to deter violent crime. I think we need less. He does not support the Affordable Care Act. I do. He believes […]