In Their Own Words

He [the assailant] had a long beard; he shouted, “God is great” when he took out his knife. He kept shouting it.

Mohammed Jaisam Ibrahim, 15
Foiling would-be assassin of Maldives Pres. Maumoon Gayoom
Associated Press, Jan. 11, 2007

But I believe it’s a lot easier to change the Constitution than it would be to change the word of the living God. And that’s what we need to do, is to amend the Constitution so it’s in God’s standards rather than try to change God’s standards.

Candidate Mike Huckabee
MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Jan. 15, 2008

People of faith want a candidate who can beat radical Islam.

Sen. Lindsey O. Graham, R-S.C.
In support of Sen. John McCain

Washington Post, Jan. 13, 2008

Tim Russert: And then this comment. “I hope we answer the alarm clock and take this nation back for Christ.” Where does. . .

Gov. Mike Huckabee: Which was, by the way, that phrase was one I think was 1998, is that when it was? The 1998 speech?

Russert: Yeah.

Huckabee: To the Southern Baptist Convention. So it was a speech made to a Christian gathering, and certainly that would be appropriate to be said to a gathering of Southern Baptists.

Meet the Press transcript
NBC-TV, Dec. 30, 2007

Being here, at the birthplace of my lord and savior, Jesus Christ, has been a very special and moving experience. It is also, I think, personally for me a reminder that the Prince of Peace is still with me and with all of us.

Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice
Bethlehem, West Bank
Associated Press, Oct. 18, 2007

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