BREAKING: Des Moines Register Endorses Mitt Romney for President; First Time it has Endorsed a Republican since 1972 – 10/27/12
Wow! This could make a difference in a razor-thin battleground state like Iowa. Tonight, word is out that Iowa’s most influential newspaper – the Des Moines Register – is endorsing Mitt Romney for President. This is the first time since 1972 that the paper has endorsed a Republican Presidential Candidate!
We’ll post some Twitter reaction to the endorsement below:
It’s not scientific or quantifiable by Nate Silver but Des Moines Register endorsement of Mitt first time it’s’ clear O may lose the race.— Howard Fineman (@howardfineman) October 28, 2012
Des Moines Register endorses Romney: politi.co/SMbnGv— POLITICO (@politico) October 28, 2012
Wow. Matters more. RT @jeffzeleny: Des Moines Register endorses Mitt Romney, the first Republican presidential candidate since Nixon.— Ben Smith (@BuzzFeedBen) October 28, 2012
**SHOCK** Liberal Des Moines Register Endorses Romney, First Republican Endorsement in 30 Years bit.ly/XC6dkx— BigJournalism (@BigJournalism) October 28, 2012