Jon Huntsman Jr., a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, speaks to a group of Spartanburg and Greenville County Republicans gathered at Mutt's BBQ in Spartanburg, S.C., on Monday. (Associated Press)

Jon Huntsman Jr., a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, speaks to a group of Spartanburg and Greenville County Republicans gathered at Mutt's BBQ in Spartanburg, S.C., on Monday. (Associated Press)