And so departs the token sane Republican politician.

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Said Huntsman: “I will not be attending this year’s convention, nor any Republican convention in the future, until the party focuses on a bigger, bolder, more confident future for the United States — a future based on problem solving, inclusiveness, and a willingness to address the trust deficit, which is every bit as corrosive as our fiscal and economic deficits.”

He added: “I encourage a return to the party we have been in the past, from Lincoln right on through to Reagan, that was always willing to put our country before politics.”

As a liberal, allow me to say: I miss the kind of Republicans he is talking about and represents, excluding Reagan. But at least Reagan was willing to raise taxes when necessary.

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One Response to “And so departs the token sane Republican politician.”

  1. Immigration as economic driver (And why aren’t more Republicans like Jon Huntsman?) « David's Slingshot Says:

    […] Huntsman, the token sane Republican presidential candidate who I previously hoped would be the Republican nominee, points out that we should be considering […]

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