Phil, not only did he repeatedly raise taxes but he was hardly a proponent of limited government. He spent freely and was a proponent of programs which Charles Murray called “parodies of liberal nannyism.” When you look at his fiscal record it bears little resemblance to the record or rhetoric of Rudy or Romney. Aside from the fair tax folk who desperately want to find supporters, most fiscal conservatives will find little to attract them to Huckabee’s candidacy.
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