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  [Boston Herald] Editorial endorsement: Winslow for the GOP
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Last EditedMiro  Apr 10, 2013 09:47am
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News DateWednesday, April 10, 2013 03:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe national Republican Party has been engaging in months of soul-searching about its future.

Former presidential candidate Jon Huntsman offered up a good piece of advice in a speech at the Reagan Library recently: “When a party stops solving problems, the American people move away from it. We need to get back to problem-solving.”

Massachusetts voters have a chance in the special Senate primary election to put a problem-solver on the ballot under the GOP banner. Dan Winslow has been bringing a host of bright ideas to Beacon Hill since his 2010 election to the Massachusetts House. He has won bipartisan respect and scored several successes — especially in his efforts to cut “fluff” from the state budget. His delivery of jars of marshmallow fluff to the governor’s office (one for every budget line item he would cut) got him both attention and action.


Republicans and unenrolled voters who choose a Republican ballot on April 30 can keep Dan Winslow and those new ideas in the fight. The Herald is pleased to endorse his candidacy.
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