These are people who work on a farm, at Wal-Mart, at the local office supply store. Their everyday, every month, every year lives DEPEND upon unquestioning loyalty to a massive hierarchical organisation and upon their tight-knit religious community.
They will vote for Huckabee because he has the Republican nomination, because he opposes gay rights, gay marriage, abortion, etc etc etc and they will never know or will actively block thinking about anything "scandalous" short of Huckabee blowing a dead, gay goat.
If it were a dead hetero goat, they'd say it was photoshopped.
Context finds fundamentalist end-times Christianity LARPing somewhat frightening.