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January 16, 2012

Huntsman Dropping Out Will Endorse Romney- Offical Announcement

Awww.

This really opens up the competition for the voters who prize bad jokes and speaking Mandarin in a candidate. Also hit hardest...reporters and liberal commentators.

On the upside there are two debates this week (including one on Fox News tonight) and that means we can hear more from the other candidates. On the downside, that also means more Ron Paul.

Huntsman is an odd duck. He's demonstrably more conservative than Mitt Romney yet he ran to the left of everyone. I wonder if he regrets making "being as obnoxious as possible" the central rationale of his candidacy. My guess is he's not nearly self-aware enough for that.

(I see Ace mentioned this last night but Huntsman is doing his thing in a few minutes.)

[Update - Andy:] Doomed by this tweet?

huntsman

Climategate 2.0 gave him the perfect opportunity to walk that idiocy back, too.

[Drew again]: Everything you need to know about Huntsman:

Huntsman, last Monday: "“Gov. Romney enjoys firing people. I enjoy creating jobs.” Today deploring "toxic" political discourse in speech

Integrity.


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