And so departs the token sane Republican politician.


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.


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

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    […] 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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