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Published: Monday, April 23 2012 7:00 p.m. MDT

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Spanish Fork, UT

Kirkham's "spontaneous" decision was easily the most brazenly hypocritical political move this jaded observer has ever seen. Despite Morgan's comment in the article, no candidate differentiated himself from the governor than David Kirkham. He campaigned on the premise that no candidate in the race was more incompetent than Gary Herbert. The challengers, on the other hand were agreed on nearly every one of the issues. You could tell in Kirkham's stump speech that he had, at the last minute, jealously broken ranks with the rest of the challengers - throwing away nearly a year of promises and educational cottage meetings - solely to satisfy his prideful urges for revenge against the challenger with the audacity to poll above him!

Logan, UT

Should we trust anything Kirkham says since he totally negated his campaign by endorsing Herbert??? If he had a change of heart he should of stayed back stage and let the delegates choose for themselves, by going on stage many of his supporters felt he was saying that there was good reason to not support Morgan Philpot... this article proves that this logical assumption was wrong. I view what David Kirkham did as a knife in Philpot's back and a complete reversal of the principles he championed as a supposed TEA Party leader.

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