"Let's just say that it's not unusual for candidates to be saying certain things about China," said Huntsman, Obama's former U.S. ambassador to China. "I've seen a lot of candidates who later became president, who use a lot of rhetoric. It's much easier to talk about China in terms of the fear factor than the opportunity factor."
Though Huntsman said it's "wrongheaded" to institue a tariff on day one, he still backs Romney due to his economic policies.
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