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Mike Huckabee Defends Michelle Obama

Mike Huckabee Defends Michelle Obama - Sorry, Sarah. Mike Huckabee is taking the First Lady's side in your spat over healthy eating.

The ex-GOP presidential candidate and former fatty defended Michelle Obama after Sarah Palin threw a punch at the First Lady's anti-obesity campaign.

"With all due respect to my colleague and friend Sarah Palin, I think she's misunderstood what Michelle Obama is trying to do," Huckabee said during an interview on the "Curtis Sliwa Show" on Tuesday.

Mike Huckabee Defends Michelle Obama

"Michelle Obama's not trying to tell people what to eat or not trying to force the government's desires on people," Huckabee said.

Huckabee, who currently hosts a show on Fox News, has faced a public battle with the bulge himself.

The 55-year-old has lost more than 100 pounds in the past seven years after ballooning to 280 pounds. He's been an outspoken proponent for exercise and healthy eating.

Mike Huckabee Defends Michelle Obama

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