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Mitt Fears Newt

By on 12.22.11 | 4:43PM

In an interview with the AP while campaigning in New Hampshire today, Mitt Romney said he would not meet Newt Gingrich in a one on one debate "out of respect" for the other candidates in the GOP race.

What a copout. Were Herman Cain, Rick Santorum and Jon Huntsman being disrespectful to Romney when they agreed to one on one debates with Gingrich?

When it comes to Newt, I guess Mitt is content to hide behind his surrogates and third party attack ads

And here I thought Mitt wanted to earn the nomination. Well, if Mitt wants to earn my vote then he needs to debate Newt mano-a-mano. If he refuses to do so then I can only conclude that Mitt fears Newt. And well he should.

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