How stupid of him. Here was a chance to maximize his exposure by doing well at a straw poll in a neighboring state, a large state with a very powerful GOP and now he tells the very same activists who only two weeks before he promised he would be in Ft. Worth that weekend, he has a “scheduling conflict?” What could that be, someone’s wedding?
There are a lot of people in the political media who are trying to carry Mike Huckabee into the first tier of candidate but at some point don’t you think he should be able to walk on his own.
Texas Republicans have to feel just depressed right now that the majority of GOP presidential candidates won’t attend a straw poll in the GOP’s most important state. Good thing RP will be there to cheer them up.