Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called his campaign a “movement” in New Hampshire on Saturday, where he kicked off his final campaign series, expressing confidence that he will win the Tuesday election against President Barack Obama.
Romney stated on Saturday during the first of four scheduled rallies:
“New Hampshire won me the Republican nomination, and New Hampshire is going to get me to the White House.”
Yahoo! News notes that the Republican nominee added:
“I’ve watched over the last few months as our campaign has gone from a start to a movement. It’s not just the size of the crowds. It’s the conviction and compassion in the hearts of the people. It’s made me strive to be more worthy of the support I have received across the country and to campaign as I would govern, to speak for the aspirations of all Americans, not just some Americans.”
Following his four appearances in New Hampshire, Romney will travel to Iowa and Colorado, before spending the night in Des Moines, where he will hold a rally on Sunday morning.
CNN notes that Mitt Romney also spoke on Friday in Milwaukee, giving a speech that some billed as the “closing argument” of his year-and-a-half long presidential campaign. He presented his case about President Obama, saying that he has failed to produce the economic results he promised in 2008. Romney added:
“We ask you to look beyond the speeches and the attacks and the ads. Look to the record, the accomplishments and failures, and the judgment. Words are cheap. A record is real and earned with effort. Change cannot be measured in speeches; it is measured in achievements.”
Romney also asserted that his campaign as a “movement” has spurred him to be a better candidate. The Republican nominee also asserted during the Milwaukee rally:
“We’re going to do something that surprises a few people in the White House that are there right now, and that is we’re going to win Wisconsin on Tuesday.”
The claim should be interesting, because Obama is currently ahead in the polls 51 percent to 44 percent. Do you think that Mitt Romney’s campaign has become a “movement”?