Former G.O.P. presidential candidate Mike Huckabee tells a Little Rock audience that President-Elect Barack Obama's selection of Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State is a "brilliant" choice.
BUT just last month in Springfield, Huckabee told The Notebook that Obama's choices "look like we're just changing to the Clintons."
In THIS interview Huckabee said: "I think you could basically say if you like the Clinton administration, you're apparently going to love the Obama administration because you're going to have a lot of it."
The Arkansas Associated Press now reports: "The former governor and candidate for the GOP presidential nomination said New York Sen. Hillary Clinton will have instant credibility as secretary of state — and her selection should benefit Obama by having her on the team as an insider, instead of outside, as a critic."
Huckabee was speaking at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service.