NH GOP - Sununu: A Refreshing Choice

Foster's Sunday Citizen
Sunday, December 16, 2007

Last week's conversation with U.S. Sen. John Sununu, R-N.H, during an editorial board meeting was refreshing. Sununu was frank about his commitment to represent the best interests of his state and nation.

Sununu spoke of principles, and the need to find compromise within those principles.

Too often, principals are sacrificed within the political arena for the sake of votes and expediency. And all too often, those elected to office are more than willing to tell voters what they want to hear.Then, once in Congress, they vote as they please.

That is not John Sununu.

As the 2008 elections near, Sen. Sununu's record will be put under a microscope. What that inspection will show is a senator who keeps his word and keeps his eye on the big picture. It is not someone who votes yes on every bill in fear of being criticized.

Whether it's defending individual rights during congressional updates of homeland security legislation or holding off the tax man by extending Internet exemptions, Sen. Sununu has kept his focus on the common good, not that of special interests.

What you see is what you get with Sen. Sununu. There is no contrived election year persona, no insincerity.When voters go to the polls next November, there will be no reason to second guess their decision to return Sununu to the U.S. Senate — none whatsoever.

And that, in and of itself, is very refreshing.

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