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For vision and national unity, Huntsman for GOP nominee (Boston Globe endorses Huntsman)
Boston Globe ^ | Jan 6, 2012 | Editorial

Posted on 01/05/2012 9:25:10 PM PST by BAW

. . . Among the candidates, only two stand out as truly presidential, Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman. Both have track records of success, and both, through their policies and demeanors, have shown the breadth of spirit to lead the nation. But while Romney proceeds cautiously, strategically, trying to appease enough constituencies to get himself the nomination, Huntsman has been bold. Rather than merely sketch out policies, he articulates goals and ideals. The priorities he would set for the country, from leading the world in renewable energy to retooling education and immigration policies to help American high-tech industries, are far-sighted. He has stood up far more forcefully than Romney against those in his party who reject evolution and the science behind global warming.

With a strong record as governor of Utah and US ambassador to China, arguably the most important overseas diplomatic post, Huntsman’s credentials match those of anyone in the field. He would be the best candidate to seize this moment in GOP history, and the best-prepared to be president.

(Excerpt) Read more at articles.boston.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boston; huntsman; romney
Hugh and Series! Boston Globe endorses Huntsman over Romney.
1 posted on 01/05/2012 9:25:16 PM PST by BAW
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To: BAW

I’d take Huntsman any day over the mitt.


2 posted on 01/05/2012 9:29:27 PM PST by The Jimmer (Former proud passenger on the Cain Train)
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To: BAW

Yeah right. Sure. OK.

(If 2 negatives make a positive, do 4 positives make a negative?)


3 posted on 01/05/2012 9:30:22 PM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: BAW

The Globe has it; Huntsman for Prez, Ted Kennedy for VP - two dead men running.


4 posted on 01/05/2012 9:31:14 PM PST by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: The Jimmer
I don't see why.

I don't intend on voting for either, but why wouldn't you choose someone who's at least going to deport Obama's wastrel uncle?

5 posted on 01/05/2012 9:31:44 PM PST by OddLane (If Lionel Hutz and Guy Smiley had a lovechild together, his name would be "Mitt Romney." -KAJ)
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To: The Jimmer

“I’d take Huntsman any day over the mitt.”

Yeah. The cold war liberal over the New Age hologram. Huntsman at least seems like a flesh and blood homo sapiens.


6 posted on 01/05/2012 9:32:14 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: BAW
This election is a joke. A sadistic joke. Don't participate.

7 posted on 01/05/2012 9:33:25 PM PST by I see my hands (The old sod ne'er shall be forgot.)
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To: I see my hands
This election is a joke. A sadistic joke. Don't participate.

Yours is a defeatist attitude.

8 posted on 01/05/2012 9:37:31 PM PST by BAW (Ruck Fomney.)
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To: The Jimmer
I'd take Newt any day over Huntsman/Mitt.

Newt and Huntsman had a "Lincoln/Douglas" like (more like intended) debate a few weeks ago, where it becomes obvious that Huntsman, while clearly knowledgable about Asia and knows Chinese, is MUSH; whereas Newt shines in comparison.

9 posted on 01/05/2012 9:40:55 PM PST by C210N (Dems: "We must tax you so that we can buy your votes")
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To: The Jimmer

I’d take the cartoon Huntsman from Freakazoid over all of them.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73Wb14NZ01E


10 posted on 01/05/2012 9:44:25 PM PST by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: BAW
"Yours is a defeatist attitude"

Lots of criticism can be heaped upon my sorry self. Most if not all of it warranted, no doubt. Nonetheless this election is a cruel deceit. A distraction while we are being crushed under the weight of totalitarianism.


11 posted on 01/05/2012 9:50:26 PM PST by I see my hands (The old sod ne'er shall be forgot.)
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To: C210N

Newt will cry if you dont take him


12 posted on 01/05/2012 9:51:03 PM PST by skaterboy (Hate=Love....Love=Hate)
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To: The Jimmer

Among the candidates, only two stand out as truly presidential, Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman

Thank you mouth piece for the Democrat Party telling us who to vote for.........


13 posted on 01/05/2012 9:52:03 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

I didn’t post the article, nor did I even suggest who you should vote for. I merely stated I would take Huntsman over Mitty.

I’m a longtime lurker and don’t mean to offend. Just throwing in a couple cents.


14 posted on 01/05/2012 9:58:32 PM PST by The Jimmer (Former proud passenger on the Cain Train)
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To: BAW

Ugh! Huntsman is just as big a RINO as Romeny and he looks like he has a degree from the Shepard Smith school of grooming.


15 posted on 01/05/2012 9:59:39 PM PST by GR_Jr. (Even with all their flaws, Newt, Santorum and even Perry are better than Romeny)
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To: I see my hands

Hey, Cho, is that you?


16 posted on 01/05/2012 10:03:15 PM PST by ngat
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To: BAW

Thanks for the laugh, time to go to bed. I am glad Boston is a zillion miles from Texas.


17 posted on 01/05/2012 10:07:26 PM PST by jpsb
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To: The Jimmer

And so you should state your opinion! Apologise for coming to the obvious conclusion that the vast majority of conservatives would be FAR better off under a Huntsman presidency than a Romney one? That’s just logic.

If anyone is ‘offended’ at a post praising Jon Huntsman, you can put this in your pipe and smoke it: I for one believe that he is our best choice for the presidency. He has a FAR more conservative record than most people here will admit. From being a tax-cutting governor, having a consistently solid pro-life record, an excellent pro-gun record, to a bold economic plan which tackles ‘Too Big To Fail’ banks with market solutions.

Huntsman over Romney by a mile. In fact, in my opinion, Huntsman over all the candidates by a mile.

We are allowed to passionately support our candidates on this site. Except for Romney, I have never attacked one of our candidates here, I have only defended mine. I will cheerfully continue to do so.

He isn’t perfect (nobody is) but I’m a proud supporter of Jon Huntsman for president.

Excellent news about the Globe endorsement!


18 posted on 01/05/2012 11:25:37 PM PST by Tredegar (Huntsman 2012 - Qualifications, Experience and Expertise, MATTER)
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To: BAW

Conservative (?) talk host Jay Severin (a Mitt fan):
“Jon Huntsman is the perfect party nominee. Unfortunately for him that would be the Democrat party.”


19 posted on 01/06/2012 1:04:20 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: GR_Jr.

Thank you for that. He is truly Liberal. And creepy.


20 posted on 01/06/2012 4:22:35 AM PST by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: GR_Jr.

A RINO? Huntsman? Not according to his record he isn’t.

I’d love to make a comparison of Jon Huntsman’s record with that of Mitt Romneys.


21 posted on 01/06/2012 5:41:00 AM PST by Tredegar (Huntsman 2012 - Qualifications, Experience and Expertise, MATTER)
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To: I see my hands; Barak; obama

Typical Obama booster.


22 posted on 01/06/2012 5:53:00 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: myth; All
Boston Globe endorses Huntsman

Well, I guess we know what Massachusetts thinks of Romney.

Can you win your own state Myth?

23 posted on 01/06/2012 5:57:15 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: The Jimmer; TheOldLady

The Jimmer - another troll bites the dust.


24 posted on 01/06/2012 7:04:00 AM PST by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER; All
Well, I guess we know what Massachusetts thinks of Romney. Can you win your own state Myth?

funny you should mention that...

Spoke with a relative from the Bay State ( not near Boston ) and they noted they heard Romney ruffled a lot of feathers in the Boston area. Their maybe no real love here.

The question begs, does that leave him potentially really screwed in NH?

Boy, that would be suprised if he does worse than expected or outright comes in 2nd....

Ya heard it here 1st...

25 posted on 01/06/2012 7:45:09 AM PST by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Tredegar

“He has a FAR more conservative record than most people here will admit. From being a tax-cutting governor, having a consistently solid pro-life record, an excellent pro-gun record, to a bold economic plan which tackles ‘Too Big To Fail’ banks with market solutions.

Huntsman over Romney by a mile. In fact, in my opinion, Huntsman over all the candidates by a mile.”

I watched him in the debate. He was impressive in his confidence, knowledge and clear expression. I found him personable in a somewhat aloof and cool way. Nothing wrong with that, and much better than most politicians.

As for his policies he could only be called a conservative in the post-Bush ideological wreckage of the GOP and hyphenated-conservatism. He is a classic cold war liberal. That -is- about as conservative as any neocon, but doesn’t meet my standards. He would have perfectly fit into the JFK administration - same strengths same weaknesses. But I would color him the same as an extinct species, the patriotic Democrat.

I concur with you on Huntsman over Romney by a mile. I disagree on Huntsman over any of the other candidates by a mile. I could support Huntsman in the general, whereas if Romney gets in it is war with the GOP just the same as it is war with the Democrats.


26 posted on 01/06/2012 8:13:41 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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