A Fox News gig seems like a decent way for Huckabee to lay the groundwork for a 2012 presidential campaign, in terms of staying in the public eye. If he takes time to do some homework and kiss ass to a few major donors over the next few years, I think he'd be a formidable contender for the nomination.

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