Updated: Thursday, 30 Aug 2012, 7:23 PM MDT
Published : Thursday, 30 Aug 2012, 12:32 PM MDT
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is the talk of the town, after her speech Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention.
While many New Mexicans were unable to see it, her words are the hot topic all over the internet. Martinez had a few key phrases Wednesday night that not only got applause, but got people all over the country tweeting and commenting.
One of them came after she talked about a meeting she had years ago with two republicans. She was a Democrat at the time.
”I told Chuck we would be polite and enjoy a free lunch and then say goodbye…but we talked about issues,” Martinez said. “When we left that lunch we got in the car and I looked over at Chuck and I said, "I'll be damned. We are Republicans.”
There were tweets out there Thursday with people talking about putting that phrase on t-shirts. Martinez also got serious about the issues Wednesday night, talking about her time in New Mexico and how she and the democratic controlled legislature turned the deficit around.
She also did her job trying to convince America to vote for Mitt Romney.
“I fear some of our leaders today have lost the courage to stand up. What we have now are politicians they won't offer real plans and only stand up when they want to blame someone else,” Martinez said.
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