Gov. Mike Huckabee appeared on the Larry King Show Monday night to talk about his surging campaign and issues that have cropped up, such as his 1992 statement on AIDS quarantine/isolation. There isn’t much here that we haven’t heard before.

He defends his criticism of the Bush administration’s “bunker mentality.”

Here’s what he has to say about that AIDS statement.

Saving the best for last, Huck deploys Chuck. If you don’t like one, fear the other. They discuss Huckabee’s surge and why he’s attracting criticism now.

Update: Look what the dumpster divers have turned up in Huckabee’s 1992 plans.

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I think the word you’re looking for there is “eradicate.” Irradiating would kill any anthrax that might be living in the cocaine, though. That’s something.

(photo credit CNN/Kyle Christy)