What bitter, yet delicious irony. Only a week after Hick-He-Be dissed Obama in comparison to Sarah451, on the grounds that only Governors have the executive experience necessary to be president (self-serving, anyone?) a violent felon who had been granted clemency by Hick-He-Be is apparently the murderer of four police officers.
Nov. 30 (Bloomberg) — The political future of former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee could be damaged by his role in commuting the sentence of a man who is now suspected of killing four police officers in Washington state.
Huckabee, as governor of Arkansas in 2000, commuted a 95- year prison sentence for Maurice Clemmons. Huckabee cited Clemmons’ youth — he was 17 when he was convicted in 1989 of aggravated robbery — in commuting the sentence, the Associated Press reported. Clemmons was then paroled by the state board.
“If you pardon someone and they do something, it’s bad news,” said Matt Mackowiak, a Republican strategist. “It can come back to haunt you.”
I wonder if Mike Dukakis (who I’ve met, and really would have been a fine president) is shaking his head. I wonder if the Democrats have anyone vicious enough to use this to destroy Hick-He-Be.
Hick-He-Be has long been my nightmare candidate. He can fake sincerity better than any of the other thugs. He projects the whole EveryMan image in spades. He is very much a contrast to our own Dijon preferring Constitutional Scholar president. Of all those in the field at this time, it is Hick-He-Be that concerned me most. He comes across as a nice guy.
But not for long. Where is the Democratic Lee Atwater? Hick-He-Be is going down, hard. And good riddance to his bible thumping, creationist spouting, faux morally superior keister. I want for him to suffer the absolute maximum political humiliation possible under the circumstances. A tragedy that four police officers died, but that is a separate discussion. It happened, and not thanks to anybody I know or respect. Goodbye, Hick-He-Be!