Mike Huckabee: Death to the Leakers!

Huck joins conservative chorus
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 1, 2010 9:04 AM CST
Mike Huckabee: Death to the Leakers!
Mike Huckabee visits an outpost near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Itamar, near Nablus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009.   (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

(Newser) – Count Mike Huckabee among those who think sending info to WikiLeaks is a hangin’ offense. “Whoever in our government leaked that information is guilty of treason, and I think anything less than execution is too kind a penalty.” Huckabee opined at a book signing yesterday, according to Politics Daily. “They’ve put American lives at risk. They have put relationships that will take decades to rebuild at risk, and they knew full well that they were handling sensitive documents.”

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Bill O’Reilly has made the exact same argument, while Sarah Palin, William Kristol and others have called, in veiled terms, for the assassination of Julian Assange. To see what Huckabee said on a series of other topics, including the North Korea situation and unemployment, click here. (Read more Mike Huckabee stories.)

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