Jon Huntsman is such a baby. He won’t be attending the GOP convention because the GOP isn’t “inclusive(ness)” enough. There is no species I find more annoying than the self-righteous moderate. What is baffling is how Hunstman got here. As Daniel Larison frequently pointed out during the primary, Huntsman actually has a more conservative record than Romney. His moderation is all in the form of a pose. I guess he likes the accolades he got from the Washington in-crowd for his new incarnation, because he continues the pose.
“‘I will not be attending this year’s convention, nor any Republican convention in the future, until the party focuses on a bigger, bolder, more confident future for the United States—a future based on problem solving, inclusiveness, and a willingness to address the trust deficit, which is every bit as corrosive as our fiscal and economic deficits,’ Huntsman said, according to The Salt Lake Tribune.”