by Max Brantley
A writer for The New Yorker has been in town this week as part of ongoing research for a major profile on Mike Huckabee, media star and potential future presidential candidate. Look for it in April. Lucky writer was in the crowd for the Huckabee-backed Pat Boone singalong on "Exodus" during his recent trip to Israel.
I told her we'd had a disagreement or two (or 12), but that he stood tall, and I thought sincerely, on a couple of major policy issues -- expanded government spending on education and expansion of government health insurance for children.