Transcript of Mitt Romney Acceptance Speech

The following is a transcript of Mitt Romney’s speech, in which he accepts the GOP presidential nomination, at the Republican National Convention on Aug. 30, 2012.

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Thank you.  Mr. Chairman, and delegates, I accept
your nomination for president of the United States.

I do so with humility, deeply moved by the trust you’ve placed in me.  It’s a great honor.  It’s an even greater responsibility.  I ask you to walk together to a better future.

By my side I have chosen a man with a big heart from a small town.  He represents the best of America.  A man who will always make us very proud.  My friend and America’s next vice-president, Paul Ryan.

In the days ahead, you will get to know Paul and Janna
better. But, last night America got to see what I saw in Paul
Ryan, a strong and caring leader who is down to earth and
confidence in the challenge this moment demands.  I love the way
he lights up around his kids. And how he’s not embarrassed to
show the world how much he loves his mom.
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