“He [Romney] criticized me, while he was out raising money, for serving my country in China, yes under a Democrat, like my two sons who are in the United States Navy. They’re not asking what the affiliation of the president is. I want to be clear…I will always put my country first. I think that’s important.”
Romney: "I guess I'm lost."
The Granite State shares more than the early-voting spotlight with caucus-cousin Iowa. Its love affair with Barack Obama is in the same funk as is true in the Hawkeye State.
There were two notable changes in the contest for the presidency this week. Barack Obama's job approval score rose and the race for the Republican nomination appears to be between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.
Either Mitt Romney is the presumptive nominee by early February, or we have a replay of the 1976 GOP primaries on our hands.
Political analysts are scratching their heads trying to figure out how Mitt Romney won first place in the Iowa caucuses since the state is highly evangelical, he did not campaign heavily there, and his share of support in the polls has remained steadily at just under 25 percent.
John McCain has just endorsed Mitt Romney. That should mean something to Republican voters on the fence as we move into the next phase of the presidential race. But what?