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The Register endorsement: Mitt
Romney offers a fresh economic vision

Des Moines Register (IA), by Editorial

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 10/27/2012 8:54:44 PM

Ten months ago this newspaper endorsed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination for president. An overarching consideration was which of the party’s candidates could we see occupying the White House, and there was no question that Romney was qualified for the job. (snip) Romney has made rebuilding the economy his No. 1 campaign priority — and rightly so. The nation has struggled to recover from recession for the past 40 months.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Poliskeptic, 10/27/2012 9:01:57 PM     (No. 8968244)

OMG.........It's been 40 years since the Register endorsed Republican!

Go Mitt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 10/27/2012 9:06:37 PM     (No. 8968251)

This is a strong endorsement in a key state. Iowa impacts the race above it's 'pay grade.' This is important. You'll hear the talking heads discussing this for a day or two at least.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JoniTx, 10/27/2012 9:11:17 PM     (No. 8968261)

FTA: ~~Barack Obama rocketed to the presidency from relative obscurity with a theme of hope and change. A different reality has marked his presidency. His record on the economy the past four years does not suggest he would lead in the direction the nation must go in the next four years.~~

Wonders never cease!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jeff100, 10/27/2012 9:17:46 PM     (No. 8968271)

The last time the Des Moines Register endorsed a Republican candidate for president, I was delivering the Register on my bike....In 1972!

Holy Cow!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: janylou, 10/27/2012 9:21:03 PM     (No. 8968285)

Hopefully this endorsement will be enough to put Romney over the top.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Patchy groundfog, 10/27/2012 9:26:08 PM     (No. 8968292)

Obama's baseness is so overwhelming that even ivory tower types cannot ignore it.

However, no mention of Benghazi or a disastrous foreign policy.

No doubt this paper thought Iowa's gay marriage vote was wonderful and 'progressive.'


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Reply 7 - Posted by: tangerinedream, 10/27/2012 9:31:16 PM     (No. 8968303)

I couldn't believe it when I saw the headline! Guess the President's ploy to keep his conversations with the editor "off the record" (with the ultimate intent being exactly the opposite) back-fired in a BIG way! But be forewarned. The last time the Register endorsed a Republican it was Richard Nixon. The MSM will be sure to make hay out of that!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Illinois Mom, 10/27/2012 10:38:15 PM     (No. 8968408)

OMG...Pigs really can fly!!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jackie, 10/27/2012 10:50:05 PM     (No. 8968427)

#6...Iowans did not get to vote on gay marriage. 3 judges decided that..They were rewarded by the voters.. thrown out in 2010. Made national news..
As far as the Register...Hell must have froze over...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JLoophole, 10/27/2012 11:09:16 PM     (No. 8968473)

This is wonderful. Thank you, Des Moines Register.

Maybe they got tired of being used for political purposes and ignored the other 3.75 years. Flyover country - not Obama's type.

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