God, Guns, Grits and Snake Oil

God, Guns, Grits and Snake Oil

Now that Mike Huckabee has left Fox News, he’s financing his presidential campaign in an unconventional way.  He sent out an email pitch for a dubious diabetes cure based on ingredients found in cinnamon buns.


“Huckabee Raises Money With Debunked Diabetes Cure, Email Ads,” Caitlin MacNeal, TPM LiveWire

“Mike Huckabee Cures Diabetes!!! (With Snake Oil),” Justin Glawe, Daily Beast

“Huckabee downplays role with diabetes infomercial in Iowa,” Josh Hafner, Des Moines Register

“GOP’s .scam artist’ problem: Mike Huckabee & the right’s tradition of organized theft,” Simon Maloy, Salon

“How Mike Huckabee Became the New Sarah Palin,” Ed Kilgore, Ten Miles Square


Short Link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-l4e

Image (“Mike Huckabee and his Miracle Buns”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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