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Ross Perot endorses Mitt Romney:
We can't afford Obama

Des Moines Register, by H. Ross Perot Sr.

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Posted By:afortiori, 10/16/2012 12:12:07 PM

Our country faces a momentous choice. The fact is the United States is on an unsustainable course. At stake is nothing less than our position in the world, our standard of living at home and our constitutional freedoms. That is why I am endorsing Mitt Romney for president. We can’t afford four more years in which debt mushrooms out of control, our government grows and our military is weakened. For the past four years, we have squandered one opportunity after the next to turn things around. The longer we delay acting, the steeper the price we will have to pay.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: WAN2, 10/16/2012 12:17:43 PM     (No. 8937138)

Ross who?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: plumnellie, 10/16/2012 12:23:02 PM     (No. 8937160)

Wonder if Perot ever had a pang about enabling Clinton to defeat Bush I. I figure he did. Perot was not a bad man, rescuing his own employees from danger in Viet Nam, but he did have the short man syndrome. Not sure why he disliked Bush I so much but then I did not like Bush I like so many others did, due to the snobbish attitude and disdain he had for Reagan.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bazi, 10/16/2012 12:32:38 PM     (No. 8937197)

meh. He can take his endorsement and...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rational, 10/16/2012 12:33:41 PM     (No. 8937202)

We can thank Ross Perot for starring in a major role of what disaster this country is in right now. Sans Perot, Bill Clinton would be a bordello owner in Arkansas right now.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 10/16/2012 12:35:43 PM     (No. 8937206)

First Lindsay Lohan and now Ross Perot. Obama really has lost the bimbo vote.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Lucky4, 10/16/2012 12:41:59 PM     (No. 8937227)

I could care less about Ross Perot and I personally blame him for us losing that election. That being said, every single person who is even a tiny bit well known endorsing Romney is a good thing. It is all about perception. So many wishy washy people vote for who they think the winner is.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 10/16/2012 12:59:03 PM     (No. 8937289)

This is good news. Perot captured 19% of the vote in 1992 and a lot of those people are still around. It could swing a few votes in crucial areas.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Kurto, 10/16/2012 1:00:29 PM     (No. 8937297)

As bad as Perot screwed America, he was right about, "too many people riding in the wagon and not enough people pulling the wagon." It is even more true after four years of 0bama handouts.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: StormCnter, 10/16/2012 1:06:54 PM     (No. 8937314)

#2, I know Ross Perot. His torpedoing of George H.W. Bush's re-election was deliberate and maliciously intended. It was not an accidental side effect.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Deedo, 10/16/2012 2:02:37 PM     (No. 8937486)

#7, he also got 6% of the vote in 1996, which was also greater than the margin of victory for Clinton.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 10/16/2012 5:54:37 PM     (No. 8938089)

It took him this long to make up his mind? Moron.

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