Mike Huckabee has announced he will not be a GOP presidential contender in 2012.
Huckabee is a nice guy and has pretty good conservative credentials, but he can't beat Obama. You can't beat Democrats on a national scale by playing nice guy. John McCain proved that in 2008.
Fox News) — Mike Huckabee said Saturday there would be no sequel to his surprisingly strong 2008 White House bid, in which he won the Iowa Republican caucus and finished second in the primaries to Sen. John McCain.
“All the factors say go, but my heart says no,” Huckabee, who was considered the GOP frontrunner in several national polls, said on his Fox News Channel show.