Tag Archives: Jon Huntsman

Texas GOP: We’ll Punish You If You Don’t Discriminate

I respect that you can’t force everyone to agree with you and that there will always be a certain segment of society that will oppose social progress because it’s part of their identity, but punishing others because they choose not … Continue reading
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Fit for Combat

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Governor Chris Christie is very, very angry. Also — you can add Jon Huntsman to the list of people dumping on Karl Rove. Continue reading Continue reading
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Jon Huntsman is Out

And he’s made an endorsement. “The governor and his family, at this point in the race, decided it was time for Republicans to rally around a candidate who could beat Barack Obama and turn around the economy,” Huntsman adviser Matt … Continue reading

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Are Most Ron Paul People This Paranoid?

You know that anti-Huntsman video created by Ron Paul supporters showing Huntsman as a secret agent working for the Chinese? Via Ashby, this Ron Paul supporter thinks Huntsman created the video as a way to discredit and embarrass the Ron … Continue reading

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Reasonable Republican Becomes Less Reasonable

Jon Huntsman appears to be softening on his position regarding the man-made climate crisis: “The scientific community owes us more in terms of a better description of explanation about what might lie beneath all of this. But there’s not information … Continue reading

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Is Huntsman the Next Flavor of the Month?

Conservatives are learning what the rest of us already knew: while Huntsman sounds “reasonable,” he’s a far-right conservative who’s attracting the attention of Erick Erickson and his ilk. TPM: As they continue their desperate quest to find an alternative candidate … Continue reading

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Dick Quote of the Day

“We’ve got real issues to talk about not the latest bimbo eruption.” Jon Huntsman on coverage of the Herman Cain campaign It’s unbelievably sexist to label all of Cain’s accusers as “bimbos” — especially the women who Cain sexually harassed. … Continue reading

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Weird Quote of the Day

“You can’t be a perfectly lubricated weather vane on the important issues of the day.” Jon Huntsman on Mitt Romney A perfectly lubricated weather vane?

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Stop Flirting with Huntsman

Jon Huntsman isn’t your friend. As Josh Dobbin wrote in the comments, “It’s the real ‘soft bigotry of low expectations’ that we cheer when a republican admits that 2 + 2=4.” Just because he admits to the existence of science, … Continue reading

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Perry Versus Huntsman

Something occurred to me watching the debate last night. As far as Republicans go, Jon Huntsman is smart, reasonable, reality-based and grounded in science. And therefore he’s entirely unelectable. Make no mistake, however, if elected Huntsman would still dismantle many … Continue reading

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A Rare Admission On Fixed News

Fox News anchor Clayton Morris admitted on air Sunday morning that Fox News’ own “fact-checkers” have confirmed that man-made climate change is real, but also highlighted that the facts don’t matter. MORRIS: If you dive into the weeds a little … Continue reading

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The Second Coming

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, Tim Pawlenty’s top New Hampshire staff joined Team Hunstman today, and billionaire Warren Buffet again stumped for tax-hikes on the rich. Forgive the absence today, I was helping family prepare to move out … Continue reading

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I Have My Own Religion

Artist – David Fitzsimmons In other news, Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser has “nothing to say” about reports that he physically assaulted a fellow female justice, and members of a charitable group were arrested in Orlando, Florida for serving … Continue reading

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Losing Face

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Jon Huntsman is taking a page out of Rudy Giuliani’s playbook by skipping the Iowa Caucus’s. I don’t recall that working out very well for Rudy. Tonight — Game 3 of the Dallas … Continue reading

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Why Jon Huntsman Has No Chance

ThinkProgress has compiled a list of policy positions supported, at least previously, by Jon Huntsman. Positions which are heretical to the GOP and which leave him with absolutely no chance, in my opinion, of winning the nomination. Argued stimulus package … Continue reading

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Cartoon Open Thread

Artist – Adam Zyglis In other news, Jon Huntsman has launched an exploratory committee for seeking the 2012 GOP nomination. Please use this thread to discuss whatever it is you wish to discuss.

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