Mike Huckabee Calls Himself 'Paradoxical Republican'

Again, I think people underestimate her. And I think, when they do, they're going to be sorry.

Stephanopoulos: You'd be the second president from Hope, Arkansas. What did you learn from the first?

Huckabee: When I talk to groups, particularly if it's Republican groups, I say something that really, I think, puts them on their heels sometimes.

I say, regardless of what you think about Bill Clinton, whether you liked him or not, whether you thought his policies were horrible or whether you thought his personal habits were terrible, just remember one thing, that here is a guy who came out of a small, impoverished southern state; in his case, came out of a dysfunctional family, had everything going against him, but he became president of the United States, not once but twice. You know what?

He is an affirmation of the American dream. Don't ever take that from a kid growing up in this country. Don't ever let it be lost on us that if a Bill Clinton, or for that matter, if a Mike Huckabee can become president, we're still a great country.

Stephanopoulos: And no one will ever forget Hope, Arkansas.

Huckabee: I hope not.

Stephanopoulos: Governor, thanks very much.

Huckabee: Thanks, George.

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