Governor Huntsman's been picked by Obama to be ambassador to China (the largest, and one of the most powerful, countries in the world, as if you didn't already know that).
The article here.
I'm sure he'll do great things there, but all of a sudden Utah has become a lot less appealing.
I don't think there's any chance that Utah will ever again have a progressive rock fan environmentalist pro-science political moderate Mormon as governor.
Did I mention he was intelligent? And the crazies in the state legislature (those controlled by the far-right Eagles Forum) can't stand him, even though he's Republican?
Dang. I'll miss him.