Huckabee to Alabama Voters: ‘Mess Them Up’ — Give Roy Moore a Chance to Be a ‘Courageous Voice’ in the Senate


Monday in an op-ed posted on his website, former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) endorsed former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate special election GOP primary runoff set for September 26 in the Yellowhammer State. Moore faces Sen. Luther Strange (R-AL), who was appointed earlier this year by-then Gov. Robert Bentley (R-AL). That was not something that went unnoticed by Huckabee. “I have good friends in Alabama whose support is split between Senator Luther Strange, who was ‘strangely’ appointed to the post by disgraced Governor Robert Bentley who made the appointment just as he was shown the door and resigned from office), and Judge Roy Moore, who is famous for his fights to preserve the display of the 10 Commandments on state property,” Huckabee wrote. Alabamians are somewhat familiar with Huckabee. In the 2008 Alabama Republican presidential primary, Huckabee finished ahead of that presidential cycle’s eventual nominee Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) by 20,000 votes. That earned Huckabee the lion’s share of the state’s 36 Republican National Convention delegates. Huckabee argued Moore’s possible election to the U.S. Senate has the GOP establishment “horrified,” as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his Senate Leadership Fund super PAC