Obama names Utah GOP Jon Huntsman as ...

Obama names Utah GOP Jon Huntsman as US ambassador to China; tapping a potential rival

There are 17 comments on the KDRV story from May 16, 2009, titled Obama names Utah GOP Jon Huntsman as US ambassador to China; tapping a potential rival. In it, KDRV reports that:

With a reach across the political divide for Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman as ambassador to China, President Barack Obama may have sidelined for now a potentially formidable Republican moderate and possible White House challenger in 2012.

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Lance Winslow

Castro Valley, CA

#1 May 17, 2009
Good move. Foreign service will broaden Huntsman's experience and make him more of an asset to the Republican party. We need more like him in government.
Dorian

Hingham, MA

#3 May 17, 2009
All I have heard about Huntsman, is that he is a very bright and capable man. Good for Obama, again crossing party lines to get the best man for the job. Hopefully Huntsman will prove himself to be able to do the same, work diligently for our Country. Craig, I felt always had an agenda, and was intent in working for HIS party for gain...but he was not bright enough to carry it off without being found out by the administration. I believe Huntsman will not go that way!
Jones

“It's about the American People”

Since: Jun 07

Flushing, NY

#4 May 17, 2009
Huntsman is just another liberal who jump the GOP sinking ship to serve the Marxist liberal dictator Obama’s agenda of bankruptcy of America and more loans from China for his Acorn and Unions parasites that will stop soon.
Governor Huntsman is clearly a Marxist liberal in the GOP who 'jumps ship' like Arlene Specter did few weeks ago. Huntsman will get more loans from China to support the money reckless spending madness of the African Muslim dictator China style Barack Hussein Obama.
Governor Huntsman crossed the aisle to serve the Democrats Marxist agenda as a liberal who does not belong in the GOP.
Huntsman is a liberal like McCain who crossed the aisle more than he stays in the other side of the aisle because he represents the other side of the aisle more than he represents the GOP side of the aisle.
GOP will not survive as a party because it is ruled by liberals that represent the Marxist pro-Islamic Dictatorship of Obama and the Democrats and the rule of government over the industry, banks, insurance, and automaker plants like in China.
Crossing the aisle by the Governor Huntsman is similar to the crossing of Arlene Specter, which was another Democrat who failed the GOP from within.
It is time to create a third Libertarian party that will defeat both GOP and the Marxist Democrats since GOP lost its bearing as the conservative party and seem to be non repairable party with no ideology.
All Trauma Obama

West Chester, PA

#8 May 17, 2009
It's all Bush's fault.
Seeking truth

Lancaster, WI

#10 May 17, 2009
If he's with Obama, who's left besides Cheney and LIMPBALLS? Those two should get married and adopt children to propagate the ever disappearing GOP. LOL
All Trauma Obama

West Chester, PA

#11 May 17, 2009
Seeking truth wrote:
If he's with Obama, who's left besides Cheney and LIMPBALLS? Those two should get married and adopt children to propagate the ever disappearing GOP. LOL
ACORN only makes the republicans seem to disappear. You are aligned with trash.
Seeking truth

Evansville, IN

#12 May 17, 2009
All Trauma Obama wrote:
<quoted text>ACORN only makes the republicans seem to disappear. You are aligned with trash.
Is ACORN the illuminati? LOL
pending calamity

New Smyrna Beach, FL

#13 May 17, 2009
Jones wrote:
Huntsman is just another liberal who jump the GOP sinking ship to serve the Marxist liberal dictator Obama’s agenda of bankruptcy of America and more loans from China for his Acorn and Unions parasites that will stop soon.
Governor Huntsman is clearly a Marxist liberal in the GOP who 'jumps ship' like Arlene Specter did few weeks ago. Huntsman will get more loans from China to support the money reckless spending madness of the African Muslim dictator China style Barack Hussein Obama.
Governor Huntsman crossed the aisle to serve the Democrats Marxist agenda as a liberal who does not belong in the GOP.
Huntsman is a liberal like McCain who crossed the aisle more than he stays in the other side of the aisle because he represents the other side of the aisle more than he represents the GOP side of the aisle.
GOP will not survive as a party because it is ruled by liberals that represent the Marxist pro-Islamic Dictatorship of Obama and the Democrats and the rule of government over the industry, banks, insurance, and automaker plants like in China.
Crossing the aisle by the Governor Huntsman is similar to the crossing of Arlene Specter, which was another Democrat who failed the GOP from within.
It is time to create a third Libertarian party that will defeat both GOP and the Marxist Democrats since GOP lost its bearing as the conservative party and seem to be non repairable party with no ideology.
See, there you go again. Kicking another Republican to the curb for transcending non partisan politics. Powell, Spector, Charlie Crist why not Sec of Defense Gates?
there is a wide chasm between liberals and neocons, and most of us fall in between as moderate dems and republicans and independants. do you understand the way the country is moving away from these extremes?

There is a blog here about Ron Paul that has 14,000 replies.. But you wouldn't vote for this libertarian either, as all he did was embarrass everyone in the debates in the Republican Party during the primaries.

“Tea parties R 4 little girls.”

Since: May 08

Orlando

#14 May 17, 2009
Jones wrote:
"
It is time to create a third Libertarian party that will defeat both GOP and the Marxist Democrats since GOP lost its bearing as the conservative party and seem to be non repairable party with no ideology."
I hope you do. The more the radical right pouts and fractures itself, the more America can advance.
Fight Communism

United States

#16 May 18, 2009
Hahaha... Obama might be a commie, but is is a smart commie. Get rid of another republican by making him an ambassador to the eastern commies.
Harry

Pekin, IL

#17 May 18, 2009
This certainly isn't like Obama. Huntsman is highly qualified and will be a very good representative of what is good in America. He is also fluent in Madarin.
Lance Winslow

Castro Valley, CA

#18 May 18, 2009
Harry wrote:
This certainly isn't like Obama. Huntsman is highly qualified and will be a very good representative of what is good in America. He is also fluent in Madarin.
This is very much like Obama. Not the first time he's 'reached across the isle', no?
Richard S

Coraopolis, PA

#19 May 19, 2009
LOL ... you hafta love the Rethuglicans absolute paranoia with ACORN.

These people must look under their beds at night before they go to sleep.

Nuts chasing acorns.
Mick

Pekin, IL

#20 May 19, 2009
Lance Winslow wrote:
<quoted text>This is very much like Obama. Not the first time he's 'reached across the isle', no?
Obama is actually our most partisan President.
Richard S

Coraopolis, PA

#21 May 19, 2009
Mick wrote:
<quoted text>Obama is actually our most partisan President.
A partisan President is exactly what we wanted. The country has had enough of the Rethugs.
rider

Madison, WI

#23 May 23, 2011
liz

United States

#24 Jun 22, 2011
Jim Trebowski wrote:
<quoted text> I hope you do. The more the radical right pouts and fractures itself, the more America can advance.
And what are we advancing toward now?
Explain your self..

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