07 Jan '12, 7am

Huntsman outraged at ad targeting adopted daughters

Huntsman outraged at ad targeting adopted daughters

US Republican presidential candidate and former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman laughs while addressing a business lunch campaign event in Portsmouth, New Hampshire Jan 5, 2012. -- PHOTO: REUTERS MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (REUTERS) - Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman and members of his family expressed outrage on Friday at an advertisement targeted at his adopted daughters by a group supporting rival Ron Paul. An online ad authored by 'NHLiberty4Paul' shows footage of Mr Huntsman with daughters Gracie, who was adopted from China, and Asha, adopted from India, when they were infants. 'American values. Or Chinese,' the ad asks to a soundtrack of Chinese music. It calls Huntsman 'the Manchurian Candidate' and ends with an image of Mr Huntsman dressed as China's former communist leader Mao Zedong, and the words 'Vote Ron Paul'. Mr Paul, a Texas congressman, disavowed the...

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