Bag’s Take-Away:
 Initially, the media seemed to like Huntsman as the reasonable conservative. (Heh, no wonder he never got off the ground.)
 Now, he’s become this object of ridicule, framed with this big microphone and teeny platform, talking to nobody. And, doesn’t it look like the supporter on the left is cracking up over how ineffectual he is? Poor man’s fallen victim to the more immediate media framing: America hates losers.
via: The New York Times Lens Blog
(photo credit:  Cj. Gunther/European Pressphoto Agency  caption:  Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., a former governor of Utah and former ambassador to China, addressed supporters in front of the State Capitol in Concord, N.H. Mr. Huntsman, who had not campaigned in Iowa, finished seventh in the caucuses there on Tuesday.) 
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Initially, the media seemed to like Huntsman as the reasonable conservative. (Heh, no wonder he never got off the ground.)

Now, he’s become this object of ridicule, framed with this big microphone and teeny platform, talking to nobody. And, doesn’t it look like the supporter on the left is cracking up over how ineffectual he is? Poor man’s fallen victim to the more immediate media framing: America hates losers.

via: The New York Times Lens Blog

(photo credit: Cj. Gunther/European Pressphoto Agency caption: Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., a former governor of Utah and former ambassador to China, addressed supporters in front of the State Capitol in Concord, N.H. Mr. Huntsman, who had not campaigned in Iowa, finished seventh in the caucuses there on Tuesday.)

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