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Are Jon Huntsman's Daughters Helping His 2012 Campaign?

11/05/2011 02:34 pm ET | Updated Jan 05, 2012

Jon Huntsman, the former Utah governor and Ambassador to China, has struggled to win over Republican voters, but three of his daughters, the eldest of Huntsman's seven children, have become minor celebrities on Twitter and YouTube. Under the handle @Jon2012girls, Liddy, Abby, and Mary Anne Huntsman tweet campaign updates ("Great showing at Dad's townhall this morning in Laconia, NH"); acid put-downs ("How does Romney know anything about China? He's only been there once and that was for the Olympics. Panda Express doesn't count"); and goofy humor (a pre-Halloween picture of Abby's body next to Liddy's head with the caption "We'll officially 'beheading' to the Granite state this weekend!").

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