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Jeff Jacoby

Not-Mitt vs. Mitt

SALEM, N.H.

MITT ROMNEY has been thought for months to have the New Hampshire primary in the bag. But one vote he didn’t have locked up until Wednesday was that of Steve Rowe, a Vietnam-era veteran who spent much of the 1970s aboard the USS Saratoga , a US Navy supercarrier. Like a lot of New Hampshire residents , Rowe headed into the final week before the presidential primary still unsure whom to support. It was only the endorsement of another Navy vet — US Senator John McCain, the GOP’s 2008 presidential nominee — that moved Rowe into the Romney camp.

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