Haley Barbour Says He’s NOT Running for White House

-By Warner Todd Huston

CNN’s Political Ticker has the scoop that Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has decided not to run for president in 2012. This is a bit surprising as he seemed to be well on his way to launching a serious bid. Now, all of a sudden, he’s decided he’s out.

“I will not be a candidate for president next year,” Barbour said in a statement. “This has been a difficult, personal decision, and I am very grateful to my family for their total support of my going forward, had that been what I decided.”

I spoke to Barbour myself at CPAC this year and asked the hard question: how can a white southerner beat the first black president… see video…

Read the rest at RightPundits/com

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Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago based freelance writer. He has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and before that he wrote articles on U.S. history for several small American magazines. His political columns are featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com, BigHollywood.com, and BigJournalism.com, as well as RightWingNews.com, RightPundits.com, CanadaFreePress.com, StoptheACLU.com, AmericanDaily.com, among many, many others. Mr. Huston is also endlessly amused that one of his articles formed the basis of an article in Germany’s Der Spiegel Magazine in 2008.

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