Young Evangelicals Flock to Huckabee
This really doesn't bother me. Not nearly so much as thinking Rudy Giuliani could get the Republican nomination.
If Mr. Huckabee can continue to galvanize evangelicals around his novel message while attracting other Republicans and perhaps independents, he will do more than advance his own campaign. He will also challenge the establishment of the Christian conservative political movement.
Young evangelicals are not only flocking to Huckabee but using grass-roots and net-roots to fundraise for him.
In Michigan, the Huckabee campaign had spent no money, hired no staff and had no office until last Wednesday, six days before the primary. But Gary Glenn, a conservative Christian advocate based in Midland, Mich., has been leading an informal effort to turn out evangelical voters. Some pollsters expect them to make up as much as 40 percent of the state’s primary voters this year. [More...]
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