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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Endorses Cotton

8:09 AM, May 17, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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Republican Tom Cotton, a candidate for Congress in Arkansas's Fourth District, has received the endorsement of the state's largest newspaper. From the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette:

One of the candidates for Congress in the Fourth District-that’s Mike Ross’ district for now-has a résumé that could have been ripped right out of a movie script. His name is Tom Cotton. He’s running in the Republican primary come May 22nd. And his résumé is full of such impressive details. ...

Republicans shouldn’t miss their chance to vote for him. This young man could be shaping the district’s future-even the state’s and the country’s someday. His is the kind of candidacy, and opportunity, either major party would welcome....

If elected, Mr. Cotton promises he’ll fight to stop all this taxing-and-spending in Washington-and reduce the debt, too. (Good luck, sir.) He says he will vote to repeal Obamacare. (Join the club.) And he vows to vote for laws that secure the border. (Before even more of the violence down south spills across the border, we hope.)

He’s already sworn to uphold the U.S. Constitution, but for good measure he’s pledged to make sure laws square with the Constitution-the one he swore to support and defend against all enemies foreign and domestic. ...

[T]he country can use all the Tom Cottons it can get-in peace and war and, yes, in Congress.

Cotton faces Beth Anne Rankin in the Republican primary on May 22.

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