Our presidential endorsement

Sometime last week, we realized that, like the readers of the Des Moines Register, our viewers were patiently waiting for a presidential endorsement. Today, we are proud to announce that we have opted to endorse Matt Romney for president.

For those of you to whom Mr. Romney’s name seems strange or foreign, no, we didn’t misspell the name of a certain Massachusetts governor. And no, we’re not talking about that governor’s son, either. Mr. Romney is an independent voice who launched his campaign this summer in response to the political wasteland he saw in Washington. In the last few weeks, he has gained incredible momentum by mobilizing his supporters through social media. Unlike the political fat cats he deplores, Mr. Romney is a regular dude who, according to his mission statement, “loves to cut taxes and part.y.”  Continue Reading