Tag Archives: Jon Huntsman

GOP Debate: Winners & Losers, But Mostly Losers

   So who won the GOP debate in Ames, IA last night?  With a mostly subdued panel-and moderator questions that ranged from contentious to downright bizarre –  the more pertinent question seems to be “Who lost?” The most obvious losers were Rick Santorum, Tim Pawlenty, and Jon “My Record in Utah” Huntsman.  Santorum and Pawlenty… Read More »

Jon Huntsman, Jr.: 2012 Presidential Profile

PERSONAL INFORMATION Jon Meade Huntsman, Jr. was born on March 26, 1960 in Palo Alto, California to Karen and Jon Huntsman, Sr., the philanthropist and billionaire businessman who founded the Huntsman Corporation. He grew up in Utah, and is a seventh-generation Utahan. He is one of nine children. His grandfather was David B. Haight, an… Read More »

GOP Presidental Contenders: It’s the Marketing, Stupid!

When Brigham Young entered the Salt Lake Valley in 1847 he raised himself up from the bed of the wagon he was riding in and, weakened by a bad case of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, stared out at the desolate landscape before him. He then uttered those famous words “This is the Place,” settling once… Read More »