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'Huckabee is the Number One Candidate'

The organizers of Governor Mike Huckabee's trip to Israel this week explain why he's the best Republican candidate for U.S. President.
By Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski
First Publish: 2/3/2011, 1:21 AM / Last Update: 2/3/2011, 4:20 AM

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, a possible Republican party presidential candidate, visited Israel for the 15th time this week.

Among those who arranged the details of Huckabee’s visit were Zionist American figures Dr. Joseph Frager, Dr. Paul Brody and Mrs. Odeleya Jacobs. They spoke to Israel National News TV and explained the significance and importance of the visit:

“We have a good relationship with [Huckabee], having taken him to Israel to tour various sites in Israel and make important pronouncements,” said Dr. Paul Brody. “He extended a courtesy to spend an entire day with us yesterday, together with his family and Jon Voight, who is not acting when he expresses his passion for the Jewish people and for their right to live in the land of Israel.”

Dr. Joseph Frager, who has been involved with bringing Huckabee to Israel since 2008, said that “this year, [Huckabee] is bigger than ever. His show is more popular than ever. His ratings and poll numbers indicate that he’s the number one candidate in the Republican party for the presidential nod.”

He added that “Governor Huckabee has a lot of the qualities – the integrity, the vision – that a president of the United States is required [to have], and if you put it all together he’s probably the best candidate in the Republican party.”