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Soflasnapper
06-15-2011, 02:04 PM
Yes, according to a spokesman for former GOP governor and Obama ambassador to China, and potential GOP presidential nominee, Huntsman.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> 'No one wants to be around a bunch of cranks'
By ALEXANDER BURNS | 6/15/11 2:48 PM EDT

So says Huntsman strategist John Weaver, explaining to Esquire why Republicans may struggle to beat Barack Obama:

For Weaver and the rest of the team, Huntsman's intelligence and foreign policy experience, combined with his strong record of fiscal conservatism and social semi-moderation (he supports civil unions for gay couples and believes climate change is an urgent issue), made him the ideal candidate to shake up a Republican field that Weaver calls "the weakest since 1940."

"There's a simple reason our party is nowhere near being a national governing party," Weaver told Esquire. "No one wants to be around a bunch of cranks."
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Amen.

Politico has it here. (http://www.politico.com/2012-election/)

Qtec
06-16-2011, 03:12 AM
Oh boy. No matter, the Dems don't have to worry about him, the GOP will bring him down.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Weaver sees Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts and the presumed front-runner, <u> as a man afraid to take a stand or, more accurately, as a man unafraid of taking every stand. "What version are we on now?" Weaver said. "Mitt 5.0? 6.0?"</u>

And in former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty, another leading candidate, Weaver sees what he considers the worst tendencies of his party <u>pandering to the G.O.P.'s hard-right margins at the risk of falling out of serious presidential contention.</u> </div></div>

How dare he!

Q ......can't wait for the cat fight.

Gayle in MD
06-21-2011, 10:40 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Oh boy. No matter, the Dems don't have to worry about him, the GOP will bring him down.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Weaver sees Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts and the presumed front-runner, <u> as a man afraid to take a stand or, more accurately, as a man unafraid of taking every stand. "What version are we on now?" Weaver said. "Mitt 5.0? 6.0?"</u>

And in former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty, another leading candidate, Weaver sees what he considers the worst tendencies of his party <u>pandering to the G.O.P.'s hard-right margins at the risk of falling out of serious presidential contention.</u> </div></div>
How dare he!

Q ......can't wait for the cat fight. </div></div>

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Ditto!

Did you catch Bill Maher last Friday? Hilarious!

G.