Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney Delivers Speech to Republican National Convention

Former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.) offers a different take on "change" in Washington. Video by
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Wednesday, September 3, 2008; 9:14 PM


[*] ROMNEY: Thank you. Thank you so very much. Ann and I love you all. We have a deep feeling in our hearts for you.

(APPLAUSE) We respect you for the values you have and the vision we have for America together. Thank you so much, our dear friends. We sure love you. Thank you.

You know, for decades now, the Washington sun has been rising in the east. You see, Washington has been looking to the eastern elites, to the editorial pages of the Times and the Post, and to the broadcasters from the -- from the coast. Yes.

If America really wants to change, it's time to look for the sun in the west, because it's about to rise and shine from Arizona and Alaska.


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