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    Re: Huntsman 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by AlabamaPaul View Post
    Did you or would you have voted for Reagan?
    I was not old enough to vote for Reagan and I have no idea if I would have. Times are much different today than they were 30 years ago, and since I was not old enough to understand politics at the time, it's impossible for me to say.
    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    Yeah your definition of stupid is probably a bit different than most of ours.
    We'll agree on that, and we'll likely disagree on why.
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    Please, give an in context quote that you found clownish, so that I can measure whether it is the accused clown or if perhaps it is clownish perception.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CPQMDS_XO0

    A man characterized by his own party as silver spoon elitist and vulture capitalist offers his opponent a bet, in an amount so large it would constitute somewhere between 25% and 50% of most Americans yearly income. That's acting like a clown.


    Santorum supports racial profiling; Paul shocked - YouTube

    And here's Santorum promoting the idea of persecution of religion. That's acting like a clown.

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    Re: Huntsman 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by Slyfox696 View Post
    I was not old enough to vote for Reagan and I have no idea if I would have. Times are much different today than they were 30 years ago, and since I was not old enough to understand politics at the time, it's impossible for me to say.
    We'll agree on that, and we'll likely disagree on why.

    Mitt Romney Offers Rick Perry $10,000 Bet: ABC News/Yahoo News Republican Debate - YouTube

    A man characterized by his own party as silver spoon elitist and vulture capitalist offers his opponent a bet, in an amount so large it would constitute somewhere between 25% and 50% of most Americans yearly income. That's acting like a clown.


    Santorum supports racial profiling; Paul shocked - YouTube

    And here's Santorum promoting the idea of persecution of religion. That's acting like a clown.
    lots of the other GOP candidates hated Romney

    1) he is smarter than any of them
    2) he is better educated than any of them
    3) he was better looking than any of them
    4) he is richer than they are

    and unlike McCain and Rudy etc he has stayed married to the same woman and didn't dump her when she became damaged goods.



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    Re: Huntsman 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by trfjr View Post
    because you are a liberal
    I'm not a liberal at all. I think where you get confused is where I'm also not an extremist.

    so of coarse you would vote for a rino
    I find it amusing when Republicans call moderate Republicans a "RINO". I'm not sure why.

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    Re: Huntsman 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by trfjr View Post
    HUNTSMAN: “Right now, this country is crying out for a sensible middle ground. This is a center-right country; I am a center-right candidate. Right now, we’ve got people on the fringes.”
    He ran a bad campaign. He saw too many candidates running towards the right, and thought it would make sense to run the other direction. It was a bad idea that didn't work.

    As governor Huntsman promoted programs intended to reduce carbon emissions, including the Western Climate Initiative, which included six states and three Canadian provinces, had a cap-a-trade provision and encouraged fuel-efficient vehicles, renewable energy use and energy conservation. He also appeared in an advertisement sponsored by Environmental Defense, where he said, “Now it’s time for Congress to act by capping greenhouse-gas pollution.”
    He's argued against cap and trade more recently.

    threatened to veto a measure repealing in-state college tuition for the children of illegal immigrants
    These bills are passed with wide bipartisan support in states like Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah because they make sense economically. Repealing them does nothing to stop the immigration problem, and hurts the state's economy. You'll notice the repeal effort went nowhere even though Republicans had huge majorities.

    In 2007, when asked about a healthcare mandate, Huntsman said, “I’m comfortable with a requirement – you can call it whatever you want, but at some point we’re going to have to get serious about how we deal with this issue”.
    Huntsman overwhelmingly opposes Obamacare.
    sounds like a democrat to me
    Not really. I like how you only posted the few issues that he appears to break on, and that really he doesn't on two of them.
    There should be Instant Runoff Voting

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    Re: Huntsman 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    lots of the other GOP candidates hated Romney
    Which is convenient because so did nearly 66 million Americans.

    Actually, that's not true. I didn't hate Romney, I just thought he was the wrong man to lead this country. I'm sure many other people felt the same way. Some probably did hate him, but I think overall he's not an evil person. I just disagree with the views he expressed during the presidential process.

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    Re: Huntsman 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by Slyfox696 View Post
    I'm not a liberal at all. I think where you get confused is where I'm also not an extremist.

    I find it amusing when Republicans call moderate Republicans a "RINO". I'm not sure why.
    I have read to many of your post for you to think you can fool me there isn't one policy, ideology, narrative, or platform that you were not on the side of a liberal/progressive

    the litmus test for all republicans if they are a rino or not is if libeals like SlyFox696 would vote for him

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    Re: Huntsman 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Huntsman 2016?

    Yes, it's very preliminary, and a lot can happen between now and then, but if you had to venture a guess, what do you think of Jon Huntsman's chances for gaining the Republican nomination for President in 2016? Do you think he made enough of a name for himself to be honestly considered by enough people next time?


    Most Republicans were too stupid to see that he was the most intelligent and viable candidate that they had... I think the same thing would happen in 2016...

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    Re: Huntsman 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by trfjr View Post
    I have read to many of your post for you to think you can fool me there isn't one policy, ideology, narrative, or platform that you were not on the side of a liberal/progressive
    I think where you may be mistaken is on what is the actual conservative position on many of these issues.

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    Re: Huntsman 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Huntsman 2016?

    Yes, it's very preliminary, and a lot can happen between now and then, but if you had to venture a guess, what do you think of Jon Huntsman's chances for gaining the Republican nomination for President in 2016? Do you think he made enough of a name for himself to be honestly considered by enough people next time?
    As I said in the thread asking Clinton or Huntsman in 2016

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    Absolutely would vote for Huntsman, but I think he'd have harder time winning the General election in 2016 then he would've in 2016. He's a tailor made candidate to take down Obama, but ran one of the most horrific primary campaigns I've ever seen. He's still a strong general election candidate in my mind, but not as strong of one going against Hillary.

    I'd vote for him 100 times out of a 100 over Hillary, but that's really not saying much.

    But it's hard to know what the "issues" are going to be in 2016. I LOVED him in 2012 because he had the best combined track record of any candidate when it came to Job Creation, reduction of government spending, taxes, and health care along with foreign policy experience and a holistic approach to dealing with our budgetary issues.

    I'm still pissed off at how horrible his campaign was managed, and it's actually something that gives me a bit of pause with him because an IDIOT could've seen it was a poor strategy. Basic Political Campaigning 101 is that you move TOWARDS your base during a primary and towards the middle in the general. Everyone does that, at least everyone that is anywhere to close to winning.
    I think it's highly unlikely he gets the nomination. Poor showing in 2012 when he was ready made for it, and a HORRIBLE campaign didn't capitalize on his credentials that could've easily fought the "moderate" image of him and instead exacerbated that image. Two cycles of "moderate" candidates doesn't help him due to that label being misapplied to him.

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    Re: Huntsman 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by Slyfox696 View Post
    Which is convenient because so did nearly 66 million Americans.

    Actually, that's not true. I didn't hate Romney, I just thought he was the wrong man to lead this country. I'm sure many other people felt the same way. Some probably did hate him, but I think overall he's not an evil person. I just disagree with the views he expressed during the presidential process.
    yeah those sucking on the public teat didn't have much use for Romney



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