This was too good not to pass along: Esquire political blogger Charles P. Pierce's takedown of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman over his flip-flop on the science behind climate change:
"People thought Donald Trump was embarrassing for promoting the birther nonsense. But nobody who doesn't put their brain in a jar by the side of the bed every night should ever take anything Donald Trump says seriously. Jon Huntsman, though, is a 'serious' man. It has been said by people who chart such matters that he is the most serious candidate in the Republican race. If you can be said to have a 'brand' while polling somewhere beneath the earth's crust, then Huntsman's 'brand' was the serious grown-up in the middle of the play-date gone terribly awry. And now, possibly because it looked like all the other whack-a-loon kiddies were having all the fun, Jon Huntsman appears to have signed onto the biggest wagonload of unscientific paranoid offal ever to come rolling down the pike."