The Jon Huntsman Strategy: Running Against The Republican Party

Posted by | August 23, 2011 11:11 | Filed under: Top Stories

His strategist, John Weaver, used the same technique in 2000 when he managed John McCain.

…he’s now attacking fellow Republicans for, among other things, not embracing the science of global warming. “To be clear. I believe in evolution and trust scientists on global warming. Call me crazy,” Mr. Huntsman said on Twitter, a criticism of recent remarks by Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Mr. Huntsman followed that up on Sunday on ABC, telling Jake Tapper that the GOP has a “serious problem” when it becomes “anti-science.”

The broadside was part of a larger strategy of attacking all of his GOP opponents for something or other. He ripped Mitt Romney for flip-flopping on taxes, assailed Michele Bachmann for saying she’d get gas prices below $2 a gallon and called Mr. Perry “unelectable.”

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