Sarah Posner

Sarah Posner is an investigative journalist, author, and an expert on the intersection of religion and politics. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The Guardian, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, The Nation, Salon, The Washington Post, and Religion Dispatches. Read more at her website, http://sarahposner.com.

 

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The FundamentaList (No. 14): Huck-a-Muck Edition

Waiting for end times, banning gay marriage, and Huckabee's Christmas surprise: A foreign policy!

1. Huckabee's Christmas Surprise: A Foreign Policy!

HUCKABEE WRAPS HIMSELF IN REAGAN-O-STOLGIA.

Just a few weeks ago Mike Huckabee was touting how his campaign is "not about high-paid consultants" but about "ordinary people who've come from as far away as Oregon and Florida to get to Iowa, many of whom are coming up there from Southern states where they're having to buy a coat so they can survive going door-to-door, answering phones, getting out material and signing up people for the caucuses." He met with Ronald Reagan's 1984 chief campaign strategist, Ed Rollins, who reminisced

HUCKABEE APOLOGIZES.

On CNN yesterday, Mike Huckabee said he had apologized to Mitt Romney for his "innocent" question about whether Mormons believe Jesus and Satan were brothers:

Speaking with CNN Wednesday, Huckabee expressed disbelief that the comment has caused an uproar.

"We were having a conversation over several hours, the conversation was about religion and he was trying to press me on my thoughts of Mitt Romney's religion, and I said 'I don't want to go there.'" Huckabee said.

ABOUT THAT JESUS BEING SATAN'S BROTHER THING.

The Romney campaign is angry about Mike Huckabee's musing in the Chavets piece, "Don't Mormons believe that Jesus and the devil are brothers?" Many evangelicals, as I alluded to in this week's FundamentaList, believe that such a heretical filial relationship is a bedrock of the Mormon faith.

HUCKABEE THE ENVY OF EVANGELICALS?

Like Addie, I found a number of fascinating tidbits in the forthcoming Zev Chavets profile of Mike Huckabee, among them that his thinking on foreign policy (to the extent he has done much thinking, it seems) has been influenced by Thomas Friedman and Frank Gaffney.

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