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Huckabee Denies Subliminal Cross

Sometimes, a shelf is just a shelf? Freud and Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee might be thinking alike. Yesterday, we wrote about what appeared to be a not-too-subliminal cross image in a TV ad for Huckabee in […]

By |December 19th, 2007|

Subliminal Religious Message in Huckabee Ad

Mike Huckabee, one of various Republican presidential hopefuls, has staged a remarkable surge in the polls in recent weeks. Part of this is no doubt due to his low-key but appealing demeanor and the fact that he exhibits a sense of humor, a rare thing for politicians (at least in public). Another part has been his appeal to Christian voters – he’s an ordained Baptist minister, and hasn’t been shy about mentioning his faith. Fox News points out that his latest TV commercial takes this appeal to a new level: a brightly illuminated frame that forms a prominent cross image in the background next to his face. […]

By |December 18th, 2007|