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Jon Huntsman Cartoons

Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman has entered the crowded field of Republicans seeking to oust President Obama, saying that America needs “more than hope” as he formally announced his candidacy today.

No cartoonist knows Huntsman better than our man in Utah, Pat Bagley, the brilliant long-time staffer at the Salt Lake Tribune. Bagley is a lefty cartoonist fighting against all odds in a heavily-conservative state where the Mormon church holds sway.

With Huntsman entering the race, now the GOP has two Morman candidates to chose from. Will Huntsman's religion hurt him among conservative voters?

Certainly Huntsman won’t be winning a Tony Award for his announcement…

For a Republican party interested in the best possible candidate, the future can be a bit uncertain…

Will Huntsman’s role as President Obama’s ambassador to China hurt his conservative street cred?

If not that, maybe his support of Civil Unions might upset conservative voters…