"If I could have known nine years ago, looked into the future, would I have acted favorably upon the parole board's recommendation? Of course not . . ."Isn't foresight one of those qualities that is essential to statesmanship? Haven't both presidents Clinton and Bush been excoriated for failing to anticipate and prevent the 9/11 attacks?
There was no shortage of evidence that Maurice Clemmons was a dangerous criminal. An Arkansas jury had convicted him and an Arkansas judge had sentenced him to 35 years in prison. And you set him free after barely more than 10. Nor was this an isolated act:
In fact, an Arkansas Leader study indicated that Huckabee helped free more prisoners from 1996 through 2004 than were freed in the six neighboring states -- Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas -- combined.You failed in your duty to protect the lives of your fellow citizens. Enjoy your broadcasting career. Your credibility as a political leader died Sunday morning in that Lakewood coffee shop. Video via Hot Air.