Former GOP presidential candidate and former ambassador to China Jon Huntsman compared his party to China, reports BuzzFeed. At an event Sunday night, Huntsman, who was uninvited from a GOP fundraiser in Florida in March because he called for a third party, said of the incident, “This is what they do in China on party matters if you talk off script.”
Huntsman also talked about regrets about his run:
Huntsman said he regrets his decision to oppose a 10-to-1 spending cuts to tax increase deal to cut the deficit at the Iowa debate lamenting: “if you can only do certain things over again in life.”
"What went through my head was if I veer at all from my pledge not to raise any taxes…then I’m going to have to do a lot of explaining," he explained. "What was going through my mind was 'don't I just want to get through this?'"
That decision, Huntsman said, "has caused me a lot of heartburn.”