“A Republican in my state feels about as out of place as Michael Vick at the Westminster dog show."
This was said in Ames, Iowa for the Iowa Republican Party's straw poll. He started his speech with this "joke".
It's in horrible taste, of course.
But something else bugs me.
He's the former governor of Arkansas.
I was never aware of the fact that my neighbor to the west is a liberal haven.
Mitt Romney saying that would make sense - he's from Massachusetts! It would still have been in horrible taste, but it would have been logical.
So, Mike Huckabee doesn't even know his own state.
Found the quote in the newspaper, and the expanded article here.