Jon Huntsman: Going after the Internet vote?

December 1, 2011

Jon Huntsman’s daughters, who last month donned mustaches to spoof Herman Cain’s now-infamous smoking ad, have a new video out to promote their father’s presidential bid, set to the tune of the song “SexyBack.” Their rewritten, sassy lyrics include calling the rest of the Republican field a “circus act,” making fun of Herman Cain’s pizza business and 9-9-9 plan, and a clip in which Mitt Romney calls for abortion to be “safe and legal.” (Watch the video below.)


Jon Huntsman. (Richard Shiro/AP)

With his burgeoning YouTube and Twitter presence, is Huntsman trying to win the Internet vote? It worked in 2008 for Obama, who is seen as the first president elected with help from Twitter, and it can likely help Huntsman — who trails far behind other GOP presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich — too.

Watch the Huntsman daughters’ new video below:

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