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Advice for the Candidates: A Rise for Huntsman

09/22/2011 12:25 pm ET | Updated Nov 22, 2011

I almost cannot believe it. Not because I do not recognize Jon Huntsman's political talents, nor because a rise of a few numbers in one poll (with a small sample size) should be recognized as anything too significant. But for Jon Huntsman in New Hampshire, it is.

He has for a long time failed to gain traction. Yet he has not given up.

It will take a Romney implosion for him to become the nominee. But this may just be what is beginning to occur before us right now. Let's wait for more polling data in New Hampshire to see.

Jon Huntsman and Mitt Romney might both be able to beat President Obama if the election were held today. The question may now be: which one is the candidate going to be? And what about Rick Perry?

Let me know your own thoughts below. You can also visit www.DavidHelfenbein.com or www.AdvicefortheCandidates.com for David's political prognostication entitled "U.S. Choose Reports."