Huck On Wright

He isn't the first person to make this point, obviously, but it's still a smart thing for a Republican politician to say about the controversy:

"His (Obama's) campaign is not being derailed by his race, it's being derailed by a person who doesn't want him to prove that we have made great advances in this country," Huckabee told reporters.

Wright has claimed AIDS was created by the U.S. government to kill "people of color" and that the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks were spurred by the United State's "terrorism" against minorities at home and abroad.

"Jeremiah Wright needs for Obama to lose so he can justify his anger, his hostile bitterness against the United States of America," Huckabee said.

The Huckabee-Romney-Pawlenty primary contest in 2012 is going to be a doozy ...