Marathon Pundit attended Mitt Romney’s rally in Vernon Hills, Illinois, last Sunday. He got video and transcript of Mitt’s statements on Puerto Rico,
Romney informed the crowd–of which I was a part–that the governor, the speaker of the House, and the Senate president on the island are conservatives.
“Their policy, first of all,” Romney said of the conservative trio, “was to shrink the size of government. They’ve reduced government jobs by 36,000 in the last two years.”
…”Conservative principles are applying in Puerto Rico,” he declared.
Romney continued, “And those people who don’t think that Latinos will vote for Republicans need to take a look at Puerto Rico and see there that conservative principles and Latino voters go together. And the Hispanic voters are going to vote for Republicans if we stand for something.”
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