Mike Huckabee Thinks the U.S. Are (Almost) As Unfree As North Korea

“[I am beginning to believe that there is] more freedom in North Korea sometimes than there is in the United States.” – Mike Huckabee at the ‘Freedom Summit’ in New Hampshire, complaining about security pat-downs by the TSA

Even if this is meant as hyperbole, it is one of the dumbest statements possible, given the human rights record of North Korea.

Horrible Politician QuotesIt is quite scary that this man ran for President of the United States and possibly plans to do so again.

Politics As Smoke And Mirrors – ‘Huckabee’ On Fox News

Politics as smoke and mirrors – ‘Huckabee’ on Fox News

Former Arkansas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has been involved in a second career as talk show host on Fox News since leaving active politics in 2008. Apparently it is not that easy to lure in big studio audiences for the recording of that program.

A new video has appeared that clearly reveals how mirrors inside the studio are used to make Huckabee’s audience seem bigger than it really is. Because the mirrors are shaking, that trick is easy to recognize.

Watch a clip from the progressive David Pakman Show explaining the trick here:

I am not sure whether Fox News are the only media outlet guilty of this visual ‘enhancement,’ but it seems to fit right in with a lot of other, more deceptive techniques that can be regularly observed on that network.

Smokes and Mirrors—at least the mirrors—have for once crossed over from the figurative into the literal.