In an interview with Christianity Today (in which he also urges pastors to "be more graphic" in their descriptions of the Nativity), Mike Huckabee talks about how he'll decide whether or not to run for president in 2012:
What factors will you consider in deciding whether to run for president in 2012?
I think the key factors will be, one, after the midterm elections, whether there is a real sense of frustration with the current administration and a willingness to look for someone else, for one thing. I'd want to know there was real, solid, strong support for me within the Republican Party for a primary, and I can't even consider running again without the level of financial support that a person needs to carry it all the way. To hear a person tell me, "Gee, I'd really like to see you run," is great. But if you can't raise tens of millions of dollars to start and hundreds of millions of dollars to compete, as crazy and as obscene as that is, it really doesn't matter.