And this guy is the current front-runner for McCain’s running mate?
Republican Mike Huckabee responded to an offstage noise during his speech to the National Rifle Association by suggesting it was Barack Obama diving to the floor because someone had aimed a gun at him.
Hearing a loud noise and interrupting his speech, Huckabee said: “That was Barack Obama. He just tripped off a chair. He’s getting ready to speak and somebody aimed a gun at him and he — he dove for the floor.” [source]
What makes this all the more jaw-droppingly stupid is when you consider what happened to another Democratic candidate almost forty years ago.