Former presidential candidate deemed 'sexy' by AARP

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman waves to a room full of reporters as he leaves after anouncing the suspension of his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination January 16, 2012.

This final note today, in which we pose this question: Who ran for president this year in the GOP primaries and is the only politician on the AARP's list of the year's Sexiest Men over 50?

I'll give you a second, 'cause, you know -- Ron Paul is kinda charming. Rick Perry does have a certain something. And there's Newt if you like the cerebral type.

No, Jon Huntsman made the grade. He joins George Clooney, Denzel Washington and Yo-Yo Ma on the list, even though he did say he'd vote to cut retiree benefits.

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