Huntsman to visit Letterman
Published: December 23, 2011 09:50AM
Updated: December 15, 2011 09:42AM
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Republican presidential candidate former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman speaks at the Portsmouth Rotary Club meeting in Greenland, N.H., Thursday afternoon, Oct. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Jon Huntsman may be trailing in every poll among Republican presidential aspirants, but he's way ahead in the pop-culture primary.

Huntsman, the former Utah governor and ambassador to China, will be appearing on "The Late Show With David Letterman" next Wednesday, according to The State Column.

Huntsman has made notable, and comical, appearances on both "The Colbert Report" (where he suggested Colbert as a running mate) and "Saturday Night Live" (where he solicited votes from Seth Meyers' New Hampshire parents).