Alex Massie Alex Massie

Huntsman 2012: The Manchurian Candidate

This has been rumoured for some time but it still doesn’t make any sense: Jon Huntsman, former Governor of Utah and currently US Ambassador to Beijing, is preparing to run for the GOP’s presidential nomination. Maybe. Politico has the latest on this madness.

Madness? Well it’s certainly rum. If you think Mitt Romney is going to have problems explaining away the similarities between Romneycare in Massachusetts and Obamacare then imagine how difficult it is going to be for Huntsman to explain away actually working for the Obama administration.

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