Posts tagged "Jon Huntsman"

Prostitutes say they’re 'pimping for (Ron) Paul' in GOP presidential race

There’s something about his libertarian positions that appeal to whores. Among other things, he would do away with laws banning prostitution. Libertarians also eschew laws banning dangerous, addictive drugs. He’s the perfect Baby Boomer, self-absorbed, radical individualist candidate. If someone should drop out of the race, it should be Paul, and not (as I say... Read more »

The best GOP presidential candidate just quit the race

The one man who should stay in the race for the Republican presidential nomination is the one who just left it — Jon Huntsman. Ironically, the reason he’s leaving — to try to end the bitter divisions in the race — is further evidence that he is worthy, perhaps more than the whole lot of them,... Read more »

New Hampshire voters can do us a favor...

by keeping Jon Huntsman in the Republican presidential race. It’s his turn to bubble to the top, like other GOP candidates have, and perhaps this time he will be recognized as a legitimate alternative to all the other candidates, including Mitt Romney. My own feeling is that the voters don’t know enough about him, due... Read more »
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The GOP's best bet against Obama? Jon Huntsman!

And this is according to–of all things–the New York Times. Check it out here (interactive chart) and here. The analysis is based on the health of the economy and it provides some contrarian facts that dispute the given wisdom that the Republican race now is down to Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich. This analysis was done before Herman... Read more »

Eric Zorn and I hash it out over the GOP presidential field

This is one of my occasional debates with Chicago Tribune colleague and commentator Eric Zorn. It appeared today in the Tribune commentary section and in Eric’s blog, The Rhubarb Patch, where comments also can be posted.  To Dennis, from Eric: What does it tell you that, even though the economy is apparently stuck in the doldrums... Read more »
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