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Tag: Tim Egan


Pointing the finger at Mike Huckabee

Tim Egan, the former Seattle newspaperman who has become a rising national journalistic star as an award-winning author and reporter for The New York Times, unloads on former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in this blog column today.

Egan has the same thought I did when I first learned that Huckabee had approved the early release of Maurice Clemmons,  who is being hunted as the suspect in the ambushing killings of four Lakewood police officers Sunday.

I immediately thought of the infamous Willie Horton ad that Bush One unleashed against Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis.  Fairly or not, Huckabee’s role

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