In accepting the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday after an eight-year quest for it, Mitt Romney opened a new chapter of his campaign: his closing argument to the American people. The former Massachusetts governor sought to humanize himself by talking about his family history and personal life. He confronted headlong his critics by defending the business career. And he also used soaring rhetoric underscoring he is not only running to become the nation’s CEO and commander, but its inspirational leader.
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