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JON HUNTSMAN’S FIRST STEP TOWARD OBLIVION BY DANA MILBANK
He had swapped his jacket and tie for a chessboard-pattern shirt, but his message was the same as earlier: “Our political debates today are corrosive and not reflective of the belief that Abe Lincoln espoused back in his day: that we are a great country because we are a good country.” “I respect the president,” Huntsman repeated in New Hampshire. His supporters applauded. It is an honorable theme. But Huntsman, whether he goes by John or Jon, will almost certainly find that this message spells defeat.