Entries Tagged as 'REP'

Where is Huntsman’s Passion?

David Frum July 29th, 2011 at 8:45 am 23 Comments

It seemed a weirdly fitting protest.

A single truck pulled an electronic billboard around and around the block. The billboard denounced Republicans for Environmental Protection – and their guest speaker, Gov. Jon Huntsman – as a “RINO stampede.” The truck promoted a group called JunkScience.com, run by a curious character called Steven Milloy.

The billboard’s message did not pack much punch, but the deliberate waste of gasoline? Now, that was calculated to annoy.

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GOP Goes Green for Huntsman

July 29th, 2011 at 8:14 am 7 Comments

FrumForum attended the Republicans for Environmental Protection’s Theodore Roosevelt Banquet on July 28, featuring a keynote address by presidential candidate, The Honorable Jon Huntsman, Jr., and a speech by Congressman Dave Reichert – who left the event early to join Congress in attempting to work out a debt ceiling solution. Some of the other organizations in attendance were the Exelon Corporation, the College Republicans National Committee, the American Action Forum, the Heartland Institute, and the Wilderness Society.