October 23, 2011Governor Sununu,Over the course of this campaign you have made it abundantlyclear that you would endorse a conservative governor
a laudablecriterion.However, I am surprised that you believe Mitt Romney meets thatthreshold. Consider some of the fundamental issues:
While Mitt Romney opposed the Bush tax cuts and raised taxesand fees by $750 million in Massachusetts, I signed the largest taxcut in Utah history which helped our state lead the nation in jobgrowth.
While Mitt Romney implemented government healthcare inMassachusetts
which included an individual mandate and became the blueprint for Obamacare
I signed free-market
from the Obama-Romney approach.
onerous gun control laws, I signed landmark legislation to defendthe Second Amendment.
While Mitt Romney was once ardently pro-choice
I am proud to be alifelong defender of the sanctity of life.
While Mitt Romney proudly declared himself an independentduring the Reagan-Bush years
even saying during his Senate
ushered in a golden era of prosperity in America.When you look at his past statements, positions and voting record,the idea that Mitt Romney is a principled conservative is animpossible conclusion. It is more than his one term dealing with a