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Topic - Steven Beale
Gallantry, like common sense, dignity, good manners and truth-telling, long ago disappeared from public life in America, so Hillary Clinton is asking for a rough ride if she runs for president in 2016. She doesn't have to look beyond the other side of her bed to see who did more than anyone else to push those homely virtues aside.
After a few whirlwind days that saw him collect the Republican presidential nomination and make a commander-in-chief-like trip to Louisiana to inspect storm damage, Mitt Romney stepped off the campaign trail Sunday to prepare for the upcoming presidential debates with Barack Obama.
Fresh off accepting the GOP presidential nod, Mitt Romney took on more of a presidential posture Friday, reworking his schedule so he could fly to Louisiana to survey the damage from Isaac — beating President Obama to the punch.
"She's been around since the '70's," he was quoted by The New York Times as telling a group of reporters at a breakfast the other day.
Stuart Stevens, Mr. Romney's chief strategist, said the momentum comes from Mr. Romney's performance in last week's debate as well as the "natural rhythm of the campaign."