03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Romney Campaign Fires Back At NH Paper's 'Anti-Endorsement'

Sunday's "anti-endorsement" of Mitt Romney in the Concord (N.H.) Monitor, which called him a "phony" who must "surely must be stopped," has sparked a sharp rebuttal from the Romney campaign in the form of a column the Monitor published in today's paper.

The opinion piece, penned by Bruce Keough, Romney's New Hampshire state chairman, states: "While the Monitor is entitled to its editorial opinion, the personal nature of its attack on Gov. Romney is a radical departure from the standard of civility that most New Hampshire people set for ourselves and which the Monitor, in the past, has attempted to honor."

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