Huckabee to Meet His 'Maker' -- on TV

Funny guys Conan O'Brien and Stephen Colbert have been warring over the airwaves over who first discovered and "made" Mike Huckabee, the once obscure former Arkansas governor, into the popular Republican presidential candidate he is today.

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Funny guys Conan O'Brien and Stephen Colbert have been warring over the airwaves over who first discovered and "made" Mike Huckabee, the once obscure former Arkansas governor, into the popular Republican presidential candidate he is today.

Colbert first claimed to have made Huckabee by giving him an appearance on his TV show. O'Brien argued that he made Huckabee by featuring unintentionally funny clips of Huckabee supporter Chuck Norris on his show. Then Jon Stewart got involved, arguing that he made Conan O'Brien — dusting off an old tape in which he interviewed O'Brien on his short-lived talk show from the mid-1990s.

In the sardonic fashion that has earned him plenty of media affection, Huckabee smirkingly called the three "idiots." Now he seems poised to end the argument. His campaign recently released an updated schedule of appearances. Tonight, Huckabee will go back to the place where it all started — The Colbert Report — and, in a fashion Norris would be proud of, end this battle once and for all.

—Bret Schulte