Huntsman: Partisanship is Backfiring (Video)

Former Gov. Jon Huntsman tells the Wall Street Journal that the extreme partisanship we’re seeing in Congress is hurting the country.

Huntsman sat down with the WSJ’s Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib to talk about the future of the GOP in the aftermath of the government shutdown:

“Partisanship doesn’t pay in the end,” said the former Republican presidential candidate in an interview on “You’ve got to do something. You’ve got to fix something. You’ve got to put forward ideas that kind of drive the agenda  and drive the debate.”

Among the areas where the debate ought to be moved from the Republican perspective: “We built the opportunity ladder, which is now broken, so the idea that you articulate a roadmap that talks about rebuilding the opportunity ladder for everybody.”

Here’s the video: