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Huntsman on Twitter: ‘Call me crazy,’ I believe in evolution, warming (quasi-Republican moonbat?)
The Hill ^ | 8/18/11 | Justin Sink

Posted on 08/18/2011 8:28:07 PM PDT by Libloather

Huntsman on Twitter: ‘Call me crazy,’ I believe in evolution, warming
By Justin Sink - 08/18/11 02:59 PM ET

Republican presidential candidate and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman on Thursday took to Twitter to offer his support for the theory of evolution.

Huntsman made the tweet shortly after Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) offered comments that cast doubt on evolution, and his comments could be seen as a criticism of Perry.

“To be clear. I believe in evolution and trust scientists on global warming. Call me crazy,” Huntsman, also a former ambassador to China, tweeted.

Perry also has raised questions about whether humans are contributing to global warming.

Huntsman’s tweet will raise questions about whether he has the conservative bona fides to win the Republican presidential nomination. He has carved out a niche in the primary fight as a centrist, but it is unclear whether GOP voters are looking for that in a candidate this year.

Perry mentioned evolution during a meet-and-greet Thursday morning in Portsmouth, N.H., while being questioned by a young boy who was prompted by his mother to ask the governor about evolution and science.

“You know it’s a theory that’s out there, and it’s got some gaps in it,” Perry said of evolution. “In Texas we teach both creationism and evolution in our public schools. Because I figure you’re smart enough to figure out which one is right.”

Perry has also questioned the validity of global-warming science while on the campaign trail.

“I do believe that the issue of global warming has been politicized,” he said Wednesday. “I think there are a substantial number of scientists who have manipulated data so that they will have dollars rolling into their — to their projects.

“I think we’re seeing — almost weekly or even daily — scientists who are coming forward and questioning the original idea that manmade global warming is what is causing the climate to change.”

Huntsman also garnered attention Thursday with the release of a profile in Vogue magazine that painted the candidate as “smooth” and “cosmopolitan.”


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: crazy; evolution; globalwarming; huntsman; huntsman4gore; huntsman4romney; moonbat; perry; rickperry; romneystalkinghorse; warming
Crazy. NEXT!
1 posted on 08/18/2011 8:28:14 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Huntsman,if you think you have snowball’s chance in hell of being President,you are CRAZY.


2 posted on 08/18/2011 8:32:01 PM PDT by hoosierham (Waddaya mean Freedom isn't free ?;will you take a credit card?)
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To: Libloather

Huntsman,if you think you have snowball’s chance in hell of being President,you are CRAZY.


3 posted on 08/18/2011 8:32:12 PM PDT by hoosierham (Waddaya mean Freedom isn't free ?;will you take a credit card?)
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To: Libloather

I just call him irrelevant.


4 posted on 08/18/2011 8:33:16 PM PDT by A message
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To: Libloather

In his case, “Mormon” has one too many “m’s.”


5 posted on 08/18/2011 8:33:25 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Libloather
“To be clear. I believe in evolution and trust scientists on global warming. Call me crazy,” Huntsman, also a former ambassador to China, tweeted.

OK, we will. You're crazy.

6 posted on 08/18/2011 8:33:25 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Libloather

I looked at the Vogue pics they put online.

This guy is a squish, but in one picture if that was his female kids, way to go dude.

I saw some gorgeous women.


7 posted on 08/18/2011 8:36:24 PM PDT by Fledermaus (I'm done with political parties. The GOP is useless. Anarchy is perferable to this CRAP!)
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To: Libloather

OK, I don’t “believe” in evolution, however, I find the evidence overwhelmingly convincing. Science is not religion. The same goes for global warming except I find the evidence in some cases to be either lacking, questionable or falsified. There is a religious aspect here too in AlGorism.


8 posted on 08/18/2011 8:40:42 PM PDT by JimSEA (The future ain't what it used to be.)
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To: dfwgator

“In his case, “Mormon” has one too many “m’s.”

Now, THAT was good!


9 posted on 08/18/2011 8:45:08 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Libloather

the niche he has carved out consists of him. I think his own wife and children are in someone else’s camp. I know mine are.


10 posted on 08/18/2011 8:45:26 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Libloather

>> and trust scientists on global warming

That would be a subset of scientists, Mr Crazy.


11 posted on 08/18/2011 8:49:54 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been Redistributed. Here's your damn Change!)
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To: Jim from C-Town
I know mine are.

Oh, no. Obamabots? We have retraining camps for them now. They could even possibly score a federal grant to cover the costs.

12 posted on 08/18/2011 8:50:26 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

I’m more concerned you believe Big Brother knows better than the individual.. Yaa, you play up a fringe doesn’t belive in young earth crap and compare it to global warming- it just shows you play the big brother Orwellian propaganda line.


13 posted on 08/18/2011 8:50:46 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Fledermaus
I saw some gorgeous women.

Without pics, it's just a rumor.

14 posted on 08/18/2011 8:52:26 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

Crazy.
As well as “who the Fu** are you?”


15 posted on 08/18/2011 8:52:49 PM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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John who?


16 posted on 08/18/2011 8:53:16 PM PDT by Jenny217
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To: Libloather

I immagine they take them young. They better, mine are all under five!


17 posted on 08/18/2011 8:54:17 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Libloather
Someone refresh my memory. Has this yo-yo announced a candidacy yet? Haven't heard a word from or about him since he first reared his head weeks ago.

A profile in Vogue obviously dos not count.

18 posted on 08/18/2011 8:55:02 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Libloather

One should never say “call me crazy” when running for office.

Heck, I won’t even say that in my everyday life. It’s like hanging a “hit me” sign on your back.

I didn’t spend ANY time looking at this guy, so I don’t know what he believes in other areas.


19 posted on 08/18/2011 8:55:38 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Jim from C-Town
They better, mine are all under five!

Hopefully, they aren't blond and blue-eyed...

20 posted on 08/18/2011 9:00:19 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

Huntsman also garnered attention Thursday with the release of a profile in Vogue magazine that painted the candidate as “smooth” and “cosmopolitan.”<

After enduring a metro like 0zer0 I wouldn’t want Vogue calling me smooth and cosmopolitan.


21 posted on 08/18/2011 9:00:48 PM PDT by bereanway
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To: Libloather

“Huntsman also garnered attention Thursday with the release of a profile in Vogue magazine that painted the candidate as “smooth” and “cosmopolitan.””

Isn’t that the daffynition of a metrosexual?


22 posted on 08/18/2011 9:01:15 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: Libloather

He is in this race for one reason and one reason only: to make Willard appear to be conservative. Once Willard has secured the nomination and IF he wins the presidency, Huntsman will be awarded a secretary’s position; most likely Department of the Interior.


23 posted on 08/18/2011 9:10:42 PM PDT by Adams (Fight on!)
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To: Libloather

Yes, they are!


24 posted on 08/18/2011 9:15:52 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Libloather

I was waiting for a haircut at the barber shop today, and among the extremely limited magazine offerings available was a copy of Esquire.

In it, I ran across an amzingly inane article about how Huntsman had so many admirable attributes that he was the ONE candidate that Obama feared . . . .

My turn for a haircut couldn’t come soon enough.


25 posted on 08/18/2011 9:35:20 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Libloather

Is Huntsman still in the race? I thought he bored to death his last supporter just the other day.


26 posted on 08/18/2011 9:37:05 PM PDT by stevem
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To: Libloather

27 posted on 08/18/2011 9:39:05 PM PDT by garjog
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To: Jim from C-Town
Yes, they are!

You give me ZERO to work with here. All maybe lost. But hey, why is this all on me? Where did YOU go wrong? Promise them unicorns pooping cotton candy maybe? Hmmmmm?

A failure on your part is not an emergency on my part.

28 posted on 08/18/2011 9:41:07 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

Hutman’s believes in Evolution and Global warming.

Wonder if he also believes that there are people living on the moon and the sun like Mormon prophets did?

http://images.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/Joseph-Smith-mormons-344391_640_480.jpg


29 posted on 08/18/2011 9:44:43 PM PDT by garjog
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To: Libloather
“To be clear. I believe in evolution and trust scientists on global warming. Call me crazy,” Huntsman, also a former ambassador to China, tweeted.

So he's a Mormon who rejects Mormon beliefs on the subject of creation. He's not crazy, just incoherent, gullible and naive. And irrelevant.

30 posted on 08/18/2011 9:46:32 PM PDT by Liberty1970 (Laws demand a Lawgiver)
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To: Libloather
I haven’t paid much attention to Huntsman to this point and now I have good reason not to.

His views on evolution do not concern me in the least one way or the other.

To cave to the global warming fraud fringe is a fool’s bargain. The country can not afford to follow the sky is falling global warming panic brigade over the cliff of cutting CO2 emissions when the economy is already falling apart.

I know he is trying to set himself up a the guy can get the undecided vote but this is not the way to do it. If you surrender your base what good does it do you to get 60 to 70% of the middle.

31 posted on 08/18/2011 9:47:11 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Libloather

Huntsman would/will at sometime pull a McCain and say that Obama is a good man and is being a good POTUSA.


32 posted on 08/18/2011 9:58:20 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: Libloather

I think they will be hard right wingers. At least that is the plan.


33 posted on 08/18/2011 11:21:37 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Libloather
“To be clear. I believe in evolution and trust scientists on global warming. Call me crazy,” Huntsman, also a former ambassador to China, tweeted.

Okay! You're crazy Huntsman!

34 posted on 08/19/2011 2:55:34 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: hoosierham
He's running for Obama's VP on a "ticket of national salvation".

If Lincoln could pick a Democrat for his second term, Lincoln's mini-me can pick a "Republican".

This is not going to be a normal election. Think 1860.

Huntsman (or somebody like him) will either be Obama's VP, or will play the role of John Bell in a fourth "can't we all just get along" party.

35 posted on 08/19/2011 4:19:13 AM PDT by Jim Noble (To live peacefully with credit-based consumption and fiat money, men would have to be angels.)
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To: Libloather
I believe in Evolution. As for Global Warming, I am very skeptical, but not a denier either.

His views on Evolution dont bother me, but the ones on GW might, depends on what he believes we should "do" about it, if anything.

36 posted on 08/19/2011 5:31:47 AM PDT by Paradox (Obnoxious, Bumbling, Absurd, Maladroit, Assinine)
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To: JimSEA
OK, I don’t “believe” in evolution, however, I find the evidence overwhelmingly convincing.

Perry is correct that there are some gaps in evolution theory when it comes to humans. The official story of how it happened does not quite add up causing legitimate doubt. What natural selection can not explain is why humans, and only humans one time, evolved advanced intelligence unnaturally fast and far in excess of that needed to find food and shelter. Why are there no significant variations on a theme in humans left, only one species? Why did the descendants of the first tribe that discovered religion go on to take over the whole world, out-competing the nonreligious Neanderthals? I'm not saying there are no viable scientific explanations for these oddities, just that the official story has gaps and does not add up, and people are more than justified in rejecting it. There are many real world benefits in letting them. I'm not religious myself but I wish I was because the God advantage many people have is real.

37 posted on 08/19/2011 6:09:21 AM PDT by Reeses (It's a safety net, not a hammock!)
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To: Libloather

Yeah, but does he accept the globullists’ alien religion? Maybe Huntsman is an alien!?


38 posted on 08/19/2011 1:09:18 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Reeses
The official story of how it happened does not quite add up causing legitimate doubt.

Seems to me that believing in evolution requires just as much faith as believing in creationism.

Regarding Jon-boy, his grasp of science does not extend beyond what he read in grade school in his Weekly Reader.

39 posted on 08/22/2011 11:20:01 AM PDT by RedWhiteBlue (Mama tried)
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