Mike Huckabee just left the university where I work. He gave a standard stump speech, which seems to be going farther to the right. (Thank you Jim Pinkerton!) However, after the speech Huckabee had a press conference on campus and made some significant news. He signed a “No Amnesty Pledge” from NumbersUSA.
The pledge reads:
“I pledge to oppose amnesty or any other special path to citizenship for the millions of foreign nationals unlawfully present in the United States.
As President, I will fully implement enforcement measures that, over time, will lead to the attrition of our illegal immigrant population. I also pledge to make security of our borders a top priority of my administration.”
Does this make Huckabee a true believer, a opportunistic convert, somewhere in between (does it matter)? He seems to have convinced (enough) two major illegal immigration groups to either endorse or support him.
Honestly, I’m still voting for Fred, but to see Huckabee’s
new positions…I have to say that he’s moving up in my opinion.