“Dammit! Who put a question mark on the prompter? How many times do I have to tell you that he will read anything put on that prompter!”
Huckabee said 660 Pakistanis entered the country illegally last year. When asked by a reporter the source for that statistic, Huckabee appeared unsure, saying, “Those are numbers that I got today from a briefing, and I believe they are CIA and immigration numbers.” The Huckabee campaign later said the figure came from a March 2006 report by The Denver Post. But the Border Patrol told CNN on Friday that it apprehended only “a handful” of illegal immigrants from Pakistan in 2007.
Ladies and gentlemen, your Republican Iowa front-runner, Mike “Ron Burgandy” Huckabee!
You stay classy, Little Rock.
Remember way back when, how we decided nobody without extensive experience in (or at least understanding of) foreign affairs could ever be elected president? Riiiiiight . . .