Browns member appears in presidential candidate’s ad
The first of many primaries on the way to the Presidency is the Iowa Caucuses. Last night, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee won the caucuses, a victory that mainstream media sources attribute to the support of Christian evangelicals and homeschooling families–one of whom will be familiar to readers of this blog.
One of Huckabee’s ads was taped at the Browns’ family farm, and Keith Brown (father / bus driver / sound technician) appears throughout the ad. The Browns are a homeschooled family singing group from LeMars, Iowa. Although I was out of town when they sent out the newsletter mentioning the ad and forgot to mention it then, news coverage last night and this morning reminded me of the ad. By the way, here it is:
If the comments become a debate between supporters of various candidates, I may moderate comments. The purpose of this post isn’t to support or endorse any candidate, just to point out an interesting connection between a Southern Gospel group and a name currently in the news.