Fox News host and former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee on Saturday said having a brokered GOP convention this summer would be a "train wreck" and "disaster" for the Republicans.
"If you've ever seen a train wreck, that's what it's going to look like," Huckabee said on Fox News. "It would be a disaster for the Republican Party trying to go into the fall election."
Disagreeing with former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin's past enthusiastic comments about a brokered convention, Huckabee said the Republican Party needs to be united.
"It would certainly be entertaining, it would be a lot of fun for people to observe," he said. "If our primary goal is winning the White House, and bringing the country back to its feet off its face, then we need a party that is united."
The "real disaster" about a brokered convention, Huckabee said, is what would happen if none of the candidates currently running end up being the nominee, something he said would be "a complete breakdown of the system."
"You've got millions of people across America who are heavily invested in one of these three top-tier candidates -- add Ron Paul and say there's four," he said. "They've given money, they've given time, and if all of their efforts were basically to be brushed aside at the convention and say we'll pick Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio or Mitch Daniels or whoever, then that person has no track on which to run is own train except the party track, and most of the real activists are going to be very ticked off that they worked awfully hard for a candidate that got brushed aside at the last minute."
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