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Will: We May Need a Third Candidate

Displeased with Newt Gingrich’s rise in the polls, columnist George Will told Christiane Amanpour, host of ABC’s This Week, that he has “no dog in this fight” — the Republican primary.

“You, George, have been saying that they should give Jon Huntsman a serious, second look,” Amanpour said. “I mean, you’re not happy that — are you? — that Gingrich is, as you say, now the solid front-runner?”

Will replied, “I do think that, in fact, if the clock allows enough time and the Republican rules have been changed to stretch this out, people are going to have to say we may need a third candidate.”

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