Skip to comments.Huntsman on Twitter: ‘Call me crazy,’ I believe in evolution, warming (quasi-Republican moonbat?)
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.
Huntsmans 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 its a theory thats out there, and its got some gaps in it, Perry said of evolution. In Texas we teach both creationism and evolution in our public schools. Because I figure youre 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 were 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.
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.
“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?
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.
Yes, they are!
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.
Is Huntsman still in the race? I thought he bored to death his last supporter just the other day.
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.
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?
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.
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 fools 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.
Huntsman would/will at sometime pull a McCain and say that Obama is a good man and is being a good POTUSA.
I think they will be hard right wingers. At least that is the plan.
Okay! You're crazy Huntsman!
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.
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.
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.
Yeah, but does he accept the globullists’ alien religion? Maybe Huntsman is an alien!?
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.