Last time, the moderators from CNBC made themselves the story. They succeeded in uniting the GOP field against them. It was a good night for those who were quick on their feet, those who excel at the debate format. For those who wanted an opportunity to get their message on policy out to the public, they were largely denied much of a chance. As a vehicle for getting substantive discussion out, the third debate fell way short.
Today, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee announced his candidacy for President of the United States.
The more conservative parts of the country tend also to be some of the more rural, where the farms and ranches are, where Americans live closest to the land. These areas have the greatest concentrations of hunters, farmers and sportsmen in the country, in short those with the most to lose by not respecting Mother Earth.