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Three days ago before voters head to the polls in the first in the south primary the candidates at a race against time.
-- to attract votes for them in fact hitting the trail again today our chief political correspondent Carl Cameron -- -- upstate live in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
That's Tea Party country gets evangelical voter country and -- -- make it some bold statement splitting up this Saturday Carl what's he saying good morning.
He has good morning bill you're right about the upstate and we're here in a real sort of a landmark the -- you don't often see lighthouses.
In the -- state -- South Carolina that the beacon diners a tradition that goes back decades.
Candidates -- have come here to campaign.
And in just a short while Rick Santorum will be one of those Newt Gingrich is making some very bold statements and they're all aimed at tried to undercut Mitt Romney's support.
Romney and Gingrich are pretty close in the polls Romney is considered to have an edge here but Gingrich has a lot of momentum and -- -- making a lot of licences debate performance the other day.
And last night in Columbia.
Right in the heart of the state in the states capitol.
Newt Gingrich called it like he sees it and it was -- -- Your support in the next four days can change history.
If I won the primary Saturday I won't be the nominee.
I think is that literally that simple.
You know I don't win the primary Saturday we will probably nominate a moderate and the -- are fairly high -- will lose to Obama.
That's obviously a shot at Mitt Romney has the Massachusetts moderate.
On this -- which also goes after Rick Santorum saying that because the former Pennsylvania senator lost his last election by the largest margin in Pennsylvania history.
He's essentially on electable in snake bitten in the run for the presidency.
Of course -- -- Muslim too pleased about that how was Santorum fighting back.
Well and a number of ways we're gonna hear we're gonna hear him today.
Suggest that he did again yesterday that Newt Gingrich is not reliable as either conservative or as a leader it was a.
We've at a very disciplined message.
We have been all over the place we've had good solid policy proposals as opposed to somebody your response to ones that -- is thrown out there and you're responsible statements.
You want someone who solidly conservative who is a give us your -- -- wake up in the morning and look at the newspapers and all my -- you didn't say that city.
Very tough stuff and that is a big part of the theme today that will be facing Newt Gingrich.
The Romney campaign is gonna put some surrogates out in both web ads in videos as well as in a teleconference with -- reporters.
To say that they believe and ended -- Romney believes that Newt Gingrich is a non reliable leader and untrustworthy.
Rick santorum's obviously saying that on the -- the South Carolina voters -- -- days and we go and who knows how this goes Carl thank you.
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