No Huntsman doesn't think All Republicans are Communists...
By: Jacqueline Scott | April 24, 2012 | 2012 Elections, Opinion, Politics

So here's the new political thing.  Jon Huntsman, former Republican Candidate, good-looking with good-looking family, said something last Saturday at the 92nd Street Y that has caused a bit of a ruckus.  His quote, "My first thought was, this is what they do in China on party matters if you talk off script," was said when he was discussing being dis-invited to the Republican National Committee meeting in Florida when he began discussing a third-party.  Now this statement has become a bit of a blog treat, see even I am writing about it, where in bloggers are stating that Huntsman is calling the Republican party Communists.  He is trying to couch is comment, stating that he wasn't finger-pointing and calling Republicans Communists but was just using China as an example, but myself, as most people, do not see Huntsman as a Republican for much longer.  If you actually watch is speech, what he is saying is much more powerful than, I think Republicans are Communists.  What he is saying is that, both parties are going too far with the idea of having a defined polarized agenda.  In America the Book, John Stewart called it the party menu, "if you believe in a woman's right to choose you also believe in gun control" to paraphrase.  What he is discussing is very important.  People are not as black and white as party politics make them out to be.  This is why Huntsman is saying is smart, but will also get him kicked out of his party, because he is saying what everyone is feeling.  Now Huntsman is also a bit naïve in this speech, but my question is why is a man who is stating things that people should listen to, going to be pushed out of politics?  This is the question I don't like the answer to.  It's all about the Benjamins.

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Jacqueline is the Founder of The Sexy Politico. She's a world traveler - fueled by her love for learning. She has lived in the United States and Eastern Europe, but as of now calls Wuxi, China her home. She's proudly travelled throughout the lower 48 states in America as an army brat, navigated her way from West to East in Europe, and has seen the most urban and rural areas of Southeast Asia. Through all her journeys she managed to double major in Political Science and History w/ a minor in Southeast Asian studies at Northern Illinois University, join the Peace Corps, and teach English to children on three different continents. She has learned a few things along the way she'd like to share as advice to a future world traveller: 1) Always accept a Grandmother's home-cooked meal and 2) Never lose your wits because you never know when or where you'll need them.

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