Three State newspapers choose Paul over Romney
by Steve Watson
Ahead of the New Hampshire primary next week, three of the State’s newspapers have endorsed Ron Paul for president.
The Littleton Courier, Berlin Reporter, and Coos County Democrat all announced today their support for Paul, citing Paul’s consistentcy and legitimacy on major issues.
“Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has been in the lead for months,” wrote the editors, “but voters still seem desperate for an alternative — there’s always another candidate pulling stronger or almost as strong numbers in the polls. Voters have lost faith in Obama, but they are not sold on Romney to replace him.”
Congressman Ron Paul, however, “has never voted to raise a tax and voted against all of the bailouts that have riled up Tea Partiers and Occupy Wall Streeters alike,” they continued. “His prediction that the United States can no longer afford the economic cost of our overseas commitments makes many Republicans uncomfortable, possibly by the very truth of the assertion. For decades he has been that rare sort of politician who speaks what he believes to be the truth and doesn’t flutter in the wind of public opinion. That could not be said of Obama or Romney.”
“Powerful leaders like Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan change the political landscape,” the editors concluded. “This is what Ron Paul would do for our country and why we support him.”
Two debates are scheduled to take place in New Hampshire prior to the primary next Tuesday. Ron Paul will be in attendance at both events.
The first, an ABC/WMUR sponsored debate to be held at the Dana Center at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, is scheduled for this Saturday at 9:00 p.m. Eastern.
The second debate is an NBC News/Facebook and Union Leader sponsired event, to be held at Chubb Theatre at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord. The debate will air on the NBC network as a special edition of “Meet the Press” and will stream live on Facebook.
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