USA Today is reporting that fear of Donald J. Trump winning the GOP nomination has failed 2012 GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman contemplating a third-party run as a failed 2016 presidential candidate:

Does anyone really think this is a good ide?

Huntsman told the paper that “he’s getting ‘a lot’ of encouragement to launch another White House bid from Republicans concerned about the prospect of Donald Trump as the 2016 GOP nominee.”

Yeah, right:

Neither can we.

Huntsman’s daughter Abby, now with Fox News, told BuzzFeed last year that that there’s “a lot of pull out there for him to do something as an independent”:

We shall see.

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