Tags: Huntsman | Civility

Need to Attack Runs Against Huntsman's Grain

Sunday, 31 Jul 2011 11:26 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

SALT LAKE CITY — He's Utah's Mr. Nice Guy. In fact, niceness is such a strong part of the persona of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman that he has pledged to run a civil campaign for the Republican nomination for president.

But Huntsman is struggling against better-known opponents in the race for the White House. Advisers have been telling Huntsman that he must engage the Republican front-runner, Mitt Romney, and others to boost his prospects of winning the nomination.

And Huntsman has taken that advice, subtly and directly criticizing Romney as well as President Barack Obama, who appointed him U.S. ambassador to China.

Still, hardly anyone dislikes Huntsman, even those who disagree with him politically. In part, that's because he has never faced a strong challenge for political office.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Hillary Clinton Rallies NC Democrats for Hagan

Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 19:05 PM

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged North Carolina Democrats on Saturday to work to re-elect Sen. Kay . . .

Poll Watchers on Both Sides Keeping Close Eye on Voter ID Laws

Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 16:41 PM

Poll watchers for both liberal and conservative groups will be battling over voter ID laws on Election Day, with Democra . . .

NJ Gov. Christie Back Again in Iowa

Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 16:12 PM

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie returned to Iowa on Saturday to headline one of the biggest events on the state's politic . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved