Chuck and Huck, Sittin’ in a Tree…
So Walker, Texas Ranger has a boyfriend, and his name is Mike Huckabee. Seriously folks, is anyone else out there slightly stunned and somewhat befuddled by the strange love affair taking place between the Republican candidate for Prez and the guy who made “Sidekicks”?
I don’t suppose it should be so much of a shock, really. After all, Chuck Norris has pledged his faithfulness to the Republicans for a long time now, donating money to conservative candidates and even filling in for Sean Hannity from time to time. And that’s certainly his right. But what’s been killing me lately are his appearances with Huckabee. He seems to have a certain passion for him that borders on fanatical.
For one, there’s this surrealistic Chuck Norris/Mike Huckabee ad where the two take turns whispering sweet nothings at each other, like “Mike Huckabee’s a lifelong hunter who will protect our Second Amendment rights” and “There’s no chin behind Chuck Norris’s beard, only another fist.”
Then you’ve got Huckabee calling Chuck “a legend, an icon” and Chuck echoing how Huckabee “rose to the top” on Fox News.
And was anyone else cracking up as they watched Huckabee deliver his victory speech in Iowa, complete with a spastic-looking Chuck standing behind him, grinning like a girl on her way to the junior prom? I’m sure there was some sort of collective national realization as millions of people watched Huckabee and then slowly said to themselves, “Shit, is that Chuck Norris?”
Can’t wait to see what happens if Huckabee takes New Hampshire. Chuck’s gonna start kissing him on stage or something. Yowza!
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Houston Press' biggest stories.
- Blue Bell is Back and Mattress Mack is Celebrating (Of Course)
Sat., Sep. 5, 12:00am
Sat., Sep. 5, 12:00pm
Sat., Sep. 5, 2:30pm
Sat., Sep. 5, 6:00pm
- Theresa Roemer Named One of Houston's Most Influential Women
- The Next To Last Prediction of the Houston Texans 53-Man Roster