Here’s more collected comments from CNN’s Bill Schneider on Huckabee’s performance during the debate last night:
Huckabee scores in debates – 08:22 PM ET
Huckabee speaks in a manner using a language that connects with ordinary voters.
McCain and Romney sound like politicians. His appeal is that he doesn’t.
He won the Iowa caucuses because of his performance in the debates. It was the debates that put him out in front in Iowa – in a debate like this, he could make some gains.
Huckabee’s common-sense response – 08:33 PM ET
Huckabee’s answer on climate change sounds like a common sense defense of federalism– right or wrong, Californians should be able to make the decision for themselves. And he brings up “unfunded mandates” – major negative buzzwords for GOP primary voters…..