Mitt Romney Picks 'Bittersweet' Spot To Announce White House Run

President Bush mans the grill during a campaign stop at Bittersweet Farm in Stratham, N.H., Aug. 2004. i i

hide captionPresident Bush mans the grill during a campaign stop at Bittersweet Farm in Stratham, N.H., Aug. 2004.

CHARLES DHARAPAK/AP
President Bush mans the grill during a campaign stop at Bittersweet Farm in Stratham, N.H., Aug. 2004.

President Bush mans the grill during a campaign stop at Bittersweet Farm in Stratham, N.H., Aug. 2004.

CHARLES DHARAPAK/AP

Mitt Romney's choice of a place called Bittersweet Farm as the site to make his campaign for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination official next Thursday might at first strike as odd since the farm's name doesn't seem especially propitious.

But not to worry if you're a Romney supporter. The farm is apparently a popular stop for the national Republican establishment.

From Seacoastonline.com, a New Hampshire news outlet:

Bittersweet Farm has been the site of many Republican rallies and events over the years. The Scammans have hosted former President George W. Bush, former N.H. Gov. John H. Sununu and his son, former U.S. Sen. John E. Sununu.

The aide said Romney appreciates the farm's "rich political history" as well as the traditions of the New Hampshire primary and the state's role in picking a presidential nominee.

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