Republican endorses science, stuns field

Huntsman faces long odds in the fight for 2012

Jon Huntsman became every liberal’s favourite Republican Thursday when he announced on Twitter that he believes in evolution and trusts the science on global warming. Huntsman, a former Utah governor and U.S. Ambassador to Beijing, continues to trail the pack in the fight to take on Barack Obama in 2012. A recent poll revealed that most Republicans—61 per cent—don’t even recognize his name. But a recent New York magazine profile suggests he may be poised to make a charge as Republicans look for an electable candidate who isn’t Mitt Romney.



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