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Jon Stewart Takes Huckabee To Task For His Embrace Of Ted Nugent

Jon Stewart felt pretty much the same way I did when watching so-called Christian conservative Mike Huckabee bring on Ted Nugent prior to his announcement on Fox News that he was not running for president. Between the draft dodger and his praise

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Jon Stewart felt pretty much the same way I did when watching so-called Christian conservative Mike Huckabee bring on Ted Nugent prior to his announcement on Fox News that he was not running for president. Between the draft dodger and his praise for the military as though he'd ever had the courage to serve himself, his previous violent rhetoric about President Obama and Hillary Clinton and then getting down with good old Huck to Cat Scratch Fever, it's hard to pick what was the most disgusting thing about Huckabee deciding to bring him on his show.

Good for Jon for calling him out for it, because the rest of our corporate media sure as hell isn't going to do it. It's bad enough that most of the potential Republican presidential candidates are nothing but shysters who are looking to enrich themselves like Huckabee rather than actually run for the office. What's really pitiful is that they're all being allowed to get away with it and to pretend like any of them are serious candidates while lining their pockets.

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