I've got a good feeling about this. I think Jon is terrific!
"Changing tone?"Does that mean he's starting to pander to
some special interest group?
More of Daddy's money being spent to create the illusion that Huntsman is as
fabulous as he believes himself to be.
@ one old man: "Changing tone" means he's going to start getting
nasty. Everybody is ignoring his "civil" campaign, so he's going on
the attack. Certainly he knows he can't win, but it sounds like, when he goes
down, he hopes to take Romney with him. This is personal.
still down at 2%.people who do not follow politics do not know who
he is, or what he stands for.This campaign is a puzzler to me. I
suspect the guy who posted 2016 has it right. Just a start, get out and be
seen.I am concerned that if he does take down Romney, that will
leave us with Tex A&M's one-time yell leader (Texas's masculine term for
cheerleader) Gov Perry, the one willing to chatter about secession. Divisive
pandering will assure we have no peace in the country nor in the world.Unity is the only answer to our problems.
Jon Huntsman Jr. is a man of integrity who has served Utah and this country
extremely well. "Sharpening his focus" does not mean he's laying aside
his civility pledge. Romney has his warts and it's fair game to point them out;
he certainly has been pointing out everyone else's. It's difficult to know if
Huntsman's campaign will take off this time around; the GOP field remains in
flux and Romney's first place position is super-soft. Regardless of what happens
in 2012, Huntsman will continue to serve his country with great distinction.
DonO's been drinking the Huntsman kool-aid, haha! Any Republican who has
standards and believes in integrity won't even give Jon boy the time of day.
He's so enthralled with seeing his name in the paper he'll do or say anything to
keep it there as long as possible.I voted for him, once, but never again.
Big mistake as his agenda changed drastically after taking office and his true
liberal side showed with his support of gay marriage and his denouncing of his
I don't understand this campaign. The only way it makes any sense is if he is
running for 2016. If it is to personally take Romney down, it wouldn't be worth
the effort or money. Or it could be that events would make him the candidate; a
long shot but what else has he got to do?
Like a moth to the flame Jon seeks attention. Huntsman will never gain traction
in this race because he is the least republican candidate. Jon would do better
to claim new religion in the democratic party.
@plyxply. DonO is probably on the Huntsman payroll. I really wonder how many
people who have known Jonny well throughout his life would call him a "man
The Jon Huntsman, Jr. campaign is a silly waste of time and resources. He is
not a conservative by any measurement. He cowtowed to the current president by
taking the ambassadorial post to China with the sole purpose of parleying it
into a run for the presidency. He knows he has no chance. His gamble is
thinking that Mitt Romney has negatives that will spell doom to his candidacy,
and he will ride in on his white horse and claim to be the nominee. I don't
believe he can be serious about any of this. And I can't believe Jon, Sr. will
put up any of his resources to support Jr. Jon, Jr. showed his true colors
during his term(s) as governor and will have little support from the electorate
across the country. He will not be a serious contender; not at all.
Junior is just out for a ride. The best he can do is pad his resume for some
future attempt at public office.Being the beneficiary of birth into
a wealthy family, did not instill the presumed credentials he thinks he
No, gramma, I'm not on the Huntsman payroll but I do know the man well. Those of
you in the bumper sticker slogan crowd who don't know him are the ones who are
so quick to throw stones at him and others. It seems the less informed people
are the louder they scream and the more they call others silly names. Sad
commentary on our society.
Pardon me, but if I'm JH Jr., and the opportunity comes to be ambassador to
China, it is hardly "kowtowing" to accept the invitation, especially
if you've already seen all there is in Utah. And just how does Anonymous 12:42
know the inside of Huntsman's brain so well?
I love the photo. Not flattering. But still priceless.
Two significant indicators to me:1) Romney signs the Norquest pledge - Huntsman
did not; 2) Huntsman removed tax on food. Loaded with information.
Democrats are smarter than the GOP; they don't run anyone against their winner.
I liked him as our governor until the alcohol laws changed, I don't like his
"Moral" stand with "Gay Marriage" which he seems to lean
toward rather than against. He speaks Chinese, Obama made a good choice for him
to be Ambassador, He also can be a good man, but he would not be a very good
President in my mind, unless you are comparing him to Obama, then he would be
good. Joy_Steele has it all wrong, they got tricked into OBAMA along with a lot
of Republicans, I am waiting for a Democrat to stick his/her hat in the ring for
2012, Obama is a sinking ship come election day he'll be nuked!!! As for the
GOP, I personally will back the Tea Party Candadate myself! We have spoken LOUD
AND CLEAR, and We are NOT THROUGH YET!!! The Majority of our nation is the TEA
PARTIERS, and the Media and a lot of stupid people STILL DON'T GET IT!!! We want
the ideals back that AMERICA was founded on, this is not a Free Candy Store,
it's the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and In GOD We Trust!