- NEW HAMPSHIRE UNION LEADER: An Editorial: For President, Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich, received the coveted endorsement of The New Hampshire Union Leader editorial board. The endorsement from one of the country’s most important conservative publications gives the surging former Speaker of the House another shot in the arm in the Republican presidential contest. The editorial states, that while Gingrich isn’t the perfect candidate, his ideas set him apart from his GOP rivals.
“…America is at a crucial crossroads. It is not going to be enough to merely replace Barack Obama next year. We are in critical need of the innovative, forward-looking strategy and positive leadership that Gingrich has shown he is capable of providing…”
GOP Presidential candidate Rick Perry received the endorsement of Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The Maricopa County Arizona sheriff billed as “America’s Toughest Sheriff” for his reputation as a tough enforcer of Arizona’s controversial laws against illegal immigration publicly endorsed the Texas Governor’s bid for President.
“…Arpaio’s backing for Perry, first reported by NBC News could help the Texas governor among conservative voters concerned with illegal immigration.
Arpaio who bills himself as “America’s Toughest Sheriff” has built a reputation as a tough enforcer of Arizona’s controversial laws against illegal immigration.
The sheriff who has shown interest in running for president or an Arizona Senate seat in the past has been courted by GOP hopefuls. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and businessman Herman Cain have both visited him in hopes of gaining his endorsement…”