Mike Huckabee was asked by a back-bencher right-wing talker about President Obama's birthplace. Rather than state the obvious--that Obama was born in Hawaii, and that "Birthers" are bananas--Huckabee decided to play it safe. Sort of. He didn't answer the citizenship question, but wandered into a story about Obama "growing up" in Kenya, and how that might affect a person's development. Ahem.
Even the wackiest birther doesn't claim Obama grew up in Kenya, so Huckabee's story is just plain weird. He's even tried backtracking and "clarifying" his statement, but his revised story is no more credible than the original. . .
Huckabee backs away from birther claim, badly
. . .Huckabee had clearly thought this entire "Obama influenced by evil Kenya" script out in advance, so there's no way it was just a slip of the tongue. The entire thing was about Kenya. . .
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