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Obama, Romney are right choices

December 30, 2007
It seems with every election, Americans like to talk about change.

Change in government, change in spending, change in the course in Iraq and change in the White House. Politicians have been talking about it, too — for a lot longer than most of us would have cared to hear about it.

Still, America is ready for change. And with the Iowa Caucuses this week, Democrats and Republicans alike have the opportunity to advance candidates we feel can best bring about — and inspire — change.

For the first time in decades, no incumbent president or vice president is seeking re-election. What an opportunity for voters: the chance to put a fresh, completely new face into the White House.

After weeks of researching, listening to and visiting with the candidates, we are offering our opinion on which candidate from each party will best meet that desire for change.

Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are indeed two very different people, yet each has embraced the true spirit of change. I

n a perfect world, we could say we agree with each man on every issue. We don’t live in a perfect world and while we may agree with Obama on some issues and Romney on others, we do believe both can bring about — and inspire — change.



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