Haley Takes the Stage

Governor Nikki Haley has most recently been in the news stumping for Mitt Romney, but her book, Can’t Is Not an Option: My American Story, released last week, looks back at the ascent she has made on the national stage, and describes some of her struggles and successes along the way.

In an interview with National Review Online, she explains her enthusiasm for Romney, who was one of her early endorsers in her 2010 gubernatorial campaign. She emphasizes his proven ability to turn around failing businesses and public projects such as the Salt Lake City Olympics, arguing that he epitomizes “our country’s great ability to self-correct. I think that’s what we’ll see him do in Washington.” As an accountant and a businesswoman, Haley also appreciates Romney’s financial acumen, arguing that he’s capable of the kind of “common-sense” budgeting that Washington needs.

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