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Jon Huntsman’s Potentially Potent Presidential Candidacy

Jon Huntsman’s Potentially Potent Presidential Candidacy

Republicans considering a run for President are slow to make anything official. Each one is eyeing what the others are doing. With the exception of Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, Gary Johnson, Fred Karger, Herman Cain, and even Rick Santorun, more than a dozen others are considering how the possible candidacies of people like Sarah Palin, Haley Barbourand Mitch Daniels, could effect their own chances if they ran and determining whether they will run or not run.

A handful of others like South Dakota Senator John Thune, and Texas Governor Rick Perryare waiting till all the dust settles in an attempt to see if the field finally assembled contains a solid candidate that has a real shot of beating President Obama. If no such clear fronrunner appears, they could be banking on shifting the focus to them with a late entry into the race. One name that fits into this category and could throw a monkey wrench into the plans of everyone else is Jon Huntsman.

The former Utah Governor turned Ambassador to China is a deep pocketed statesman with an ability to hammer together an attractive campaign and the resources to finance it. He brings to the table a level … Read More

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