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AP story points to Huntsman Jr. as Secretary of State candidate
KSL ^

Posted on 11/10/2012 5:51:18 PM PST by Arthurio

SALT LAKE CITY — A story published Thursday by the Associated Press named Jon Huntsman Jr. as a possible pick to replace Hilary Clinton as Secretary of State, but the former ambassador and governor has stayed tight-lipped about the possibility.

In an interview with KSL, Huntsman spoke about the need to put the "country first" with a tough presidential campaign now over. He spoke about his own plans in very general terms, sidestepping a question about what's next in his future plans.

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1 posted on 11/10/2012 5:51:23 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: Arthurio

But we’ll still have pundits telling us that Huntsman should be nominated in 2016 because he’s electable.


2 posted on 11/10/2012 5:53:40 PM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Arthurio

Nah, too liberal.


3 posted on 11/10/2012 5:54:04 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

He’s a no labels scumbag who wants to get rid of these pesky political party names.


4 posted on 11/10/2012 6:02:06 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Arthurio

Maybe they should try him out as ambassador to Libya to see if he is tough enough for the job of SOS. If he lives a year he gets the job, otherwise a very nice high profile funeral with a complete coverup and high praises from low class places and people.


5 posted on 11/10/2012 6:06:02 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (The law of unintended consequences is an unforgiving and vindictive b!tch!)
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To: Arthurio

Shrug. at least it’s a step up. I’ll take a Huntsman Sec. of State over a Hillary one any day.


6 posted on 11/10/2012 6:06:11 PM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

beautiful daughters, very smart man but a snake in the grass.


7 posted on 11/10/2012 6:06:56 PM PST by Perdogg (Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4) for President 2016)
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To: Arthurio

I already doubt Huntsman will be it. Obama likes to silence some opponents, but I don’t think Huntsman constitutes the same kind of former opponent to Obama that Hillary Clinton was.


8 posted on 11/10/2012 6:14:27 PM PST by Morpheus2009
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To: Seaplaner

Too liberal for Obama ? Are you serious ? Huntsman is the only candidate that could have beaten him, actually.


9 posted on 11/10/2012 6:17:00 PM PST by erlayman
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To: Arthurio

This is just a slap in Romney’s face.


10 posted on 11/10/2012 6:19:41 PM PST by jean michael
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To: Arthurio
Keerr-ryy..... Kerr-ryyy..... Kerr-ryyy.....

He should nominate Lurch...

We could have popcorn parties at least once a week....
....maybe every day!!!

11 posted on 11/10/2012 6:20:52 PM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Arthurio
Just let one half way conservative go Obama's way, they will be turned on because there is so much anger that Obama won (probably stole) a second reign
12 posted on 11/10/2012 6:28:00 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt.)
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13 posted on 11/10/2012 6:31:06 PM PST by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

I’ve read that Kerry won’t get it because they’re afraid Scott Brown will run for that seat and win it. How wild would that be.


14 posted on 11/10/2012 6:35:02 PM PST by TNCMAXQ
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To: TNCMAXQ

Kerry is too power hungry to give up SoS just to keep his Senate seat in the D column. He may be power hungry enough to realize that if he takes SoS, he’s effectively retired in four years though.


15 posted on 11/10/2012 6:40:06 PM PST by Sir Clancelot
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To: Arthurio

Coupe Deval Patrick


16 posted on 11/10/2012 6:40:50 PM PST by mirkwood (let it burn)
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To: erlayman

huntsturd would have gotten 2 votes. One was yours.


17 posted on 11/10/2012 6:44:18 PM PST by mirkwood (let it burn)
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To: Arthurio

18 posted on 11/10/2012 6:51:59 PM PST by mirkwood (let it burn)
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To: erlayman

What are you smoking ? He is a total fraud.


19 posted on 11/10/2012 6:58:10 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: erlayman

LOL!


20 posted on 11/10/2012 7:04:22 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Arthurio

John Huntsman. The white Colin Powell.


21 posted on 11/10/2012 7:06:22 PM PST by Sir Clancelot
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To: Arthurio

That will certainly upset John F. Kerry who served in Vietnam.


22 posted on 11/10/2012 7:28:41 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Sir Clancelot
John Huntsman. The white Colin Powell.

No, the skinny Chris Christie. Chris Christie is the white Colin Powell.

23 posted on 11/10/2012 7:31:25 PM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Sir Clancelot
John Huntsman. The white Colin Powell.

Funny you should mention Colon Powell.
Seems like he's been auditioning of late.

24 posted on 11/10/2012 7:38:35 PM PST by norton
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To: Arthurio

Arch Rino.........


25 posted on 11/10/2012 7:54:35 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: erlayman
Huntsman is the only candidate that could have beaten him, actually.

In whay universe? Huntsman was the second most liberal "republican" in the primaries. The most liberal got the nomination.

Three so called republicans in the primaries, had no chance at all against Obama, Romney, Huntsman and Paul.

26 posted on 11/10/2012 8:22:24 PM PST by Holly_P
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To: Wings-n-Wind

I join you in thinking Lurch would be good for laughs. Can’t possibly do anymore damage in the world, could he?

However, I agree with the others who say he wouldn’t want to give up his “lifetime appt” Senate seat.


27 posted on 11/10/2012 9:19:20 PM PST by sockhead (Socialism: trickle up poverty.)
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