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Romney Supporter Jon Huntsman Criticizes Romney’s China Policy: ‘It’s Wrongheaded’

Mitt Romney has an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal today trying to paint President Obama as weak on China. While the piece misrepresents the president’s China policy, Foreign Policy’s Daniel Drezner opined that it also “reads like it was composed by the Hulk.” Now it seems like Romney’s own supporters think it was a bit much. Discussing the op-ed today on MSNBC, former GOP presidential contender Jon Huntsman, who has endorsed Romney, called Romney’s China policy “wrongheaded.” “It’s much easier to talk about China in terms of the fear factor,” Huntsman said referring to Romney’s op-ed. What advice does Huntsman have for Romney and the other candidates on China? “Less pandering.” Watch the clip:

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