John Heilemann on Andrea Mitchell: What’s Behind Huckabee’s Gaffes


I actually don’t think he’s going to run for president, but I think he is very attuned to wanting to sell a lot of books,” our man tells the MSNBC host regarding Mike Huckabee’s controversial remarks this week on President Obama’s childhood and Natalie Portman’s pregnancy (the latter of which he walked back a bit today). “And the kind of people that are going to buy his books are the kind of people that are receptive to some of these very hard right messages.”