TSUNAMI TUESDAY: Huckabee takes West Virginia

Gasp.  Choke.  Huh?

NEW YORK (CNN) – Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee won the West Virginia State Party Convention, the first Republican presidential nominating contest of “Super Tuesday.”

Huckabee was victorious on the second ballot.

So, there’s shock and there’s this thread that killed me:

NO freakin’ way!

Viva Presidente Ezequiel – Aquí no hay quien viva!

by anarchronarchist (mincers(at)hotmizzle.com) on Tue Feb 5th, 2008 at 02:50:49 PM EST
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Yup.  It’s a caucus state…apparently St. McCain’s supporters, upon seeing that they were not enough, threw their support to Huckajesus in order to stop Mittens from winning. Too funny.

Tengo un sueño.

by ejmw (ewitham (at) umich (dot) edu) on Tue Feb 5th, 2008 at 02:51:48 PM EST
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caucuses are so interesting… Hardball politikin’ that ensures that many, many people vote for someone they nvr intended to.

Viva Presidente Ezequiel – Aquí no hay quien viva!

by anarchronarchist (mincers(at)hotmizzle.com) on Tue Feb 5th, 2008 at 03:15:03 PM EST
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 Governor Romney released a statement:

“Unfortunately, this is what Sen. McCain’s inside Washington ways look like: he cut a backroom deal with the tax-and-spend candidate he thought could best stop Governor Romney’s campaign of conservative change.

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