As an advocate for a robust American policy in the Middle East with Israel as our anchor ally, Gov. Huckabee is an advocate who will protect this important friend of America. Yes, Israel needs America, but America needs Israel.
The broader question, still unanswered is will this man of knowledge, character, steady demeanor and proven political success sacrifice his current role as TV host for the more important job of Commander and Chief?
Our trip answered for us the questions about qualifications and personality. The one question to which we lack an answer is, will he run? Our conclusion is that if he doesn't, America is losing the best candidate Republicans have to challenge Barack Obama in 2012.