Just Call Him ‘Hyuk’


First he gave a shoutout to the Stars ‘n’ Bars; then there was the proposed buttsecks amendment.  

Now this:

Huckabee spoke to MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough from Columbia, SC, saying enthusiastically, “South Carolina’s a great place for me. I mean, I know how to eat grits and speak the language. We even know how to talk about eating fried squirrel and stuff like that, so we’re on the same wavelength.”

“Mika, I bet you never did this,” Huckabee went on, addressing Mika Brzezinski. “When I was in college, we used to take a popcorn popper, because that was the only thing they would let us use in the dorm, and we would fry squirrels in a popcorn popper in the dorm room.

A popcorn popper.  Now that’s authenticity. As dnA dryly notes, “if there’s anyone who can restore our international standing in the world, it’s this squirrel-eating motherfucker.”

Related: Via CJR Campaign Desk, Laura Meckler on how Hyuk’s unlikely “chaos strategy” has worked to his advantage.

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