Mitt Romney Visits Colorado In Advance Of Super Tuesday
"Romney has the resume and executive experience to be not only an effective president, but a problem-solver in a world full of problems"--Denver Post endorsement, 2-1-08
Mitt Romney greets supporters following his speech at Freeway Ford in Denver
Part 1, introductions from Bob Beauprez and Sen. Wayne Allard
Denver Post--in a somewhat shocking development--endorsed Mitt Romney (read a transcript of the exchange between Mitt Romney and DP editorial board):
Arizona Sen. John McCain, now the frontrunner, is an American hero, a foreign-policy expert and a veteran of the Washington trenches. But with a volatile economy overtaking Iraq as a chief concern among voters, we believe that Mitt Romney is the best choice for Colorado Republicans.Estimates of crowd size exceeded 1500. Video coverage from 9NEWS (part 1, part 2), CBS4 (video).
As a governor of Massachusetts, a skilled businessman and the savior of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Romney possesses the executive acumen necessary to
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Washington Republicans have strayed far from the fiscal conservatism their party has traditionally championed. So while we applaud McCain's stand against wasteful spending, we're even more impressed with Romney's real-world experience in running lean budgets and bringing financial competency to companies.
We believe his economic growth plan — eliminating taxes on capital gains and interest and dividends for middle-class households — will help spur capital investment and the economy.
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Romney has the resume and executive experience to be not only an effective president, but a problem-solver in a world full of problems.