I'm surprised and excited that President Obama has named Utah Governor Jon Hunstman as US Ambassador to China. Marvelous and gutsy move, given that Gov. Huntsman was part of the McCain campaign. But what a great choice. Gov. Huntsman speaks fluent Mandarin (hurray!), has two adopted children from China and India, and is very familiar with the country.

President Kimball's prophetic comments about China 30 years ago seem more relevant than ever. We will continue to see amazing things happen in that country. Some saddening, perhaps, but I look forward to much joyous news. Good luck, Governor Huntsman!
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