Sioux City Journal: "Mitt Romney: He's The Change America Needs" Because we wish to see the country chart a new course to economic vitality and fiscal sanity,the Journal endorses former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney to be the next president of the U.S.
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Mitt Romney: He's The Change America Needs
Sioux City Journal
In a presidential election centered on domestic economic issues at a crucial moment in history, voters this year must decide if they are or are not satisfied with and confident about the direction in which America is moving.
We are neither satisfied nor confident. In our view, change is needed.
Because we wish to see the country chart a new course to economic vitality and fiscal sanity, the Journal endorses former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney to be the next president of the United States.
In Romney, who we endorsed to be the Republican nominee before both the 2008 and 2012 Iowa Caucuses, we see a man possessed of successful, executive decision-making experience in both the private and public sectors who understands economics and who would apply necessary conservative principles to meeting the country's fiscal challenges. We would rather put our faith in the blueprint put forth by Romney than in another four years of Barack Obama.
America can't afford another four years like the last four years. Continuing this course of growing government, more spending and more borrowing eventually will crush this nation. It simply isn't sustainable.
The approach articulated by Romney and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, is fundamentally different. To create more consumer confidence, business opportunities, jobs, investment, trade and domestic energy production, Romney promises less. His vision involves less federal spending, lower taxes for individuals, families and businesses, a smaller number of government programs and streamlined regulations on businesses and industries (according to the Small Business Administration, the annual cost to Americans of federal regulations is $1.75 trillion).
In our view, this is the roadmap to short- and long-term economic growth, strength and prosperity.
To enact his plan, Romney must forge consensus within Congress and rally the nation. Romney founded his own venture capital and investment company and turned the once-troubled 2002 Winter Olympic Games into a profit-maker. He led a state in which registered Democrats outnumbered registered Republicans nearly three to one and 85 percent of the Legislature was Democratic at the time from a $3 billion budget deficit when he took office in January 2003 to a $700 million budget surplus by the end of 2004. In other words, he knows how to build success, achieve reform and bring people of different political stripes together in support of goals.
Romney represents the change America needs.
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