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Metta Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-16-09 03:20 PM
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5. I agree. There's more meaning to this than meets the eye.
How long will it take for this to come out, I wonder?
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  -Obama names Republican governor as envoy to China Old Coot  May-16-09 02:47 PM   #0 
  - I wonder if he nominates Repukes just to subject them to the vetting process. n/t  Ian David   May-16-09 02:53 PM   #1 
  - You may have a point there, LOL n/t  emulatorloo   May-16-09 03:03 PM   #4 
  - there could be another reason  flyingfysh   May-16-09 03:32 PM   #8 
  - puke  pleah   May-16-09 02:54 PM   #2 
  - Huntsman has two things going for him  Frances   May-16-09 02:57 PM   #3 
  - I agree. There's more meaning to this than meets the eye.  Metta   May-16-09 03:20 PM   #5 
  - His dad worked in the Nixon administration, too.  mbperrin   May-16-09 04:14 PM   #12 
  - The real problem is the Bushes...  Baby Snooks   May-17-09 01:56 PM   #47 
     - Are you referring to something specific re: Ron Kirk?/  girl gone mad   May-17-09 08:07 PM   #52 
  - And why does he speak Mandarin? Love of Chinese culture? Or business interests.  gtar100   May-17-09 12:47 PM   #38 
     - He was a Mormon missionary in a Mandarin speaking country  Frances   May-17-09 01:16 PM   #39 
     - Oh. To convert people. How noble.  gtar100   May-17-09 02:09 PM   #49 
     - Hunstman the man and Huntsman the company..  Baby Snooks   May-17-09 01:48 PM   #44 
  - He should send one to Siberia too.  Wizard777   May-16-09 03:27 PM   #6 
  - Takes him out of the running for 2012  stlsaxman   May-16-09 03:28 PM   #7 
  - Yep. The less he's here, the less people get to know him, the less likely they'll vote for him.  Moonwalk   May-16-09 03:40 PM   #9 
  - and- how's he gonna run against his old boss, anyways?  stlsaxman   May-16-09 03:50 PM   #11 
  - May i quote GOP strategist Mark McKinnon  Redwraithvienna   May-16-09 05:47 PM   #17 
  - Don't we need some right-wing assholes on the Moon too?  santamargarita   May-16-09 03:45 PM   #10 
  - right -- i'm sure he's on the side of working americans. shit is getting nuts. nt  xchrom   May-16-09 04:33 PM   #13 
  - Jon Huntsman Was One of the Top Ten Conservative Idiots Back in 2005  politicalmajority   May-16-09 05:12 PM   #14 
  - Now, now, even a top 10 idiot can be transformed by self-interest and ambition...  Moonwalk   May-16-09 05:25 PM   #15 
  - Did this have anything to do with the Mormons baptizing Baracks mother? nt  ThirdWorldJohn   May-16-09 05:40 PM   #16 
  - LOL!  No Elephants   May-17-09 12:42 PM   #37 
  - Son of a b.....  ConcernedCanuk   May-16-09 06:33 PM   #18 
  - Family has business operationis in China? Hmmm... Sounds like a conflict of interest to me.  gtar100   May-17-09 12:39 PM   #36 
     - More than meets the eye...  Baby Snooks   May-17-09 01:52 PM   #46 
  - Huntsman Speaks Mandarin... good choice for an Ambassador to China..  lib2DaBone   May-16-09 06:39 PM   #19 
  - No indication as to how WELL he speaks it. Doesn't say "fluently." I took Spanish  No Elephants   May-17-09 12:38 PM   #35 
  - Obama Names Republican Governor Huntsman to Be Envoy to China  stevedeshazer   May-17-09 12:13 PM   #20 
  - From what I've been reading, this is one situation where  ThomCat   May-17-09 12:13 PM   #21 
  - Still, he's a Republican...  Baby Snooks   May-17-09 12:13 PM   #29 
  - What have you been reading? The article linked in the OP says he went to China for a year as a  No Elephants   May-17-09 01:18 PM   #40 
  - Yes Obama said he would choose the best people.  javelin   May-17-09 12:13 PM   #22 
  - Not sure what that has to do with the price of rice in China.  Believing Is Art   May-17-09 12:13 PM   #23 
  - did you leave a bridge unattended?  davidinalameda   May-17-09 12:13 PM   #24 
  - Meh. I think it's only a case of expecting parentheticals to replace the sarcasm emote, not a  No Elephants   May-17-09 12:33 PM   #34 
  - Finally!  MannyGoldstein   May-17-09 12:13 PM   #25 
  - He's no Judd Gregg  Zambero   May-17-09 12:13 PM   #26 
  - he's in favor of civil unions  davidinalameda   May-17-09 12:13 PM   #28 
  - Not sure it is a major step. A lot of equal rights organizations reject  No Elephants   May-17-09 01:25 PM   #42 
  - I'd take "fluent" with a drop of soy sauce.  No Elephants   May-17-09 01:20 PM   #41 
  - freepers are already dissing him at  Revolution9   May-17-09 12:13 PM   #27 
  - He's the guy who got disinvited to speak to some Michigan Repukes because he wasn't pure.  Dollface   May-17-09 12:29 PM   #32 
  - Self Delete. Wrong spot. Sorry.  No Elephants   May-17-09 01:48 PM   #45 
  - who steps in as Utah gov. ?  ohio2007   May-17-09 12:23 PM   #30 
  - a Mandarin-speaking former U.S. trade official with deep personal and family business ties to China,  ohio2007   May-17-09 12:25 PM   #31 
  - A few token phrases is all Huntsman probably knows anyway. A year in China as a Mormon  No Elephants   May-17-09 01:39 PM   #43 
     - The Mormans don't send people to a country without the  24601   May-17-09 09:59 PM   #53 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   May-17-09 12:29 PM   #33 
  - Let's see now. According to the  No Elephants   May-17-09 01:57 PM   #48 
  - This is making me very nervous. nm  rhett o rick   May-17-09 04:43 PM   #50 
  - I suspect the George H.W. Bush connection is a major factor  starroute   May-17-09 05:39 PM   #51 

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