In the barber chair, Huckabee responds to Romney campaign’s description of his press conference as a “meltdown” by saying, “What do you expect from them?” followed by a classic head shake (no smile included). Watch it here.
At midday Des Moines press conference Huckabee spikes spot attacking Romney on abortion, spending, guns, even though it had already been delivered to TV stations.
Romney spokesman Madden: “To say one thing one minute and then turn around and show an attack ad to reporters the next will, obviously, leave folks with a very cynical view of Mike Huckabee and his message.” Read his full response.
Instead, Huckabee launches two new ads, on his fiscal record and abortion. Watch them here.