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Huntsman Says Hes Open To Another Presidential Run
The Daily Caller ^ | May 6, 2014 | Jamie Weinstein, senior editor

Posted on 05/07/2014 7:03:40 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Jon Huntsman thinks Hillary Clinton is just the cat’s meow, but that doesn’t mean the failed 2012 presidential contender isn’t leaving open the option of launching another disaster of a campaign in 2016.

“Well, at the risk of totally destroying my future of politics, I have to say [Hillary Clinton] is a very impressive public servant,” the former Republican Utah governor told Larry King during an appearance on ”PoliticKING” on something called Ora.tv that will air Thursday. ”You know, as a young Republican you are trained to go after the Clintons and Hillary Clinton of course was the nemesis during the Clinton years and then you have an opportunity to work with her as Secretary of State.”

“And I have to say I haven’t been around too many people as professional, as well briefed, as good with people at all levels of life,” he continued. “Whether, a head-of-state or the person holding open the door. I think that’s the measure of a leader. Someone who is gracious and kind to all people. And I found her to be a good listener too. All attributes of somebody who is — we might not agree with all the issues — but I have to say she is a very, very capable person.”

Despite effusing over the woman who will be the Democratic frontrunner if she enters the 2016 race for the White House, Huntsman said he won’t rule out a possible presidential bid for himself....

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Utah; Campaign News; Parties
KEYWORDS: 2016; clinton2016; hillary; hillaryvoter; jonhuntsman; jonhuntsmanjr; jonhuntsmansr; rino; utah
To paraphrase Louisiana Sheriff J.W. Pepper in the James Bond film Live and Let Die: "PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE? On WHOSE side?"
1 posted on 05/07/2014 7:03:40 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“There’s no such thing as too many RINOs.”

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2 posted on 05/07/2014 7:06:11 AM PDT by twister881
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

John Huntsman, no labels candidate who wants a parliamentary system that gives a president “legal” dictatorial power and permanently closes the door in the face of unapproved candidates.


3 posted on 05/07/2014 7:07:27 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

“Huntsman Says He’s Open To Another Presidential Run”

Because he just loves spending money to get his a$$ kicked publicly...go figure.


4 posted on 05/07/2014 7:07:54 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another Democrapweasel who seeks to run in the GOP primary to throw mud and DNC talking points into the fray.

Getting tired of the DNC crossover voters in the GOP primaries.


5 posted on 05/07/2014 7:08:25 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He should run as a democRat


6 posted on 05/07/2014 7:12:53 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Huntsman: Still an Idiot


7 posted on 05/07/2014 7:13:35 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Huntsman/Crist 2014!!


8 posted on 05/07/2014 7:14:19 AM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: Elsie

Look who’s baaa-aaaack.


9 posted on 05/07/2014 7:14:24 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Chinese have a phrase “Ding Dong Bing Bong” which means....


10 posted on 05/07/2014 7:16:54 AM PDT by struggle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I guess it’s the memory of his close finish in 2012 that is driving him on. </sarcasm>


11 posted on 05/07/2014 7:17:37 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Huntsman who strangled her six babies stands a better chance of winning than this one does.


12 posted on 05/07/2014 7:18:05 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So if Hillary runs and Huntsman winds up running, what is he going to do: spend his time talking about what a great gal she is?

There’s something not right with that guy.


13 posted on 05/07/2014 7:20:54 AM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Pardon me, Larry. Just let me shoot myself in the foot here. OWWW!! Now, about Hillary Clinton....”


14 posted on 05/07/2014 7:22:29 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Announced his intention with a big NYT article saying the GOP should embrace the climate change religion.

He makes even Jeb look good (thought I would never vote for either of the SOBs).


15 posted on 05/07/2014 7:23:19 AM PDT by DManA
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To: don-o
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16 posted on 05/07/2014 7:27:27 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: cripplecreek

As usual the GOP aiming way too low.


17 posted on 05/07/2014 7:29:59 AM PDT by Tupelo (I feel more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He think this time around, if he tries real hard, he can go from an “*” in the polls to 1 or 2%!


18 posted on 05/07/2014 7:32:17 AM PDT by apillar
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To: areukiddingme1
Because he just loves spending money to get his a$$ kicked publicly...go figure.

Sadly, all money which his Daddy earned honestly by doing useful work and building a useful company.

He might win New Hampshire if he decides to run. New England loves rich morons who are living on inheritances and strut about proclaiming how much they care about the poor. Look at the Kennedy family.

They've played out that there may be an opening for a new shtick.

19 posted on 05/07/2014 7:39:53 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: areukiddingme1
Because he just loves spending money to get his a$$ kicked publicly...go figure.

No, he just loves spending other peoples money and he's a media whore!

20 posted on 05/07/2014 7:40:26 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: DManA

YES...I think you are onto it...Huntsman does make “Jeb look good”...betcha that’s his job...


21 posted on 05/07/2014 7:51:26 AM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: DManA

YES...I think you are onto it...Huntsman does make “Jeb look good”...betcha that’s his job...


22 posted on 05/07/2014 7:51:28 AM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Huntsman Says He’s Open To Another Presidential Run

I guess he had HIS copy of the memo LAMINATED!

23 posted on 05/07/2014 3:56:04 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: cripplecreek

No "H"...


24 posted on 05/07/2014 3:56:29 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: goodnesswins

Better to slither in as #2; and then wait for something TERRIBLE to happen to the Prez...


25 posted on 05/07/2014 3:57:56 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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