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For the hard work and industry of our people is rewarded -- hard work pays off.
Responsibility it's -- Let's fix what needs fixing and let's move forward.
Tonight I want to speak about how we move forward -- it's time for colleges and universities to get serious about cutting their own -- colleges and universities have to do there.
That was a new attack.
Released by the Republican National Committee almost real time last night with the president's State of the Union Address.
-- -- -- a lot of the stuff that he was saying in this state of the union was just exactly the same as it was in 2010 and 2011 his previous two.
And this is power play welcome back to studio three and welcome to Chris Wallace the host of FOX News Sunday our gracious colleague are generous colleague who makes time for us here apparently thanks for -- here.
Obviously Barack Obama would tell Republicans the reason that I'm repeating myself is because -- making you repeat myself because you -- -- my stuff so yeah I'm talking about it but.
Can I just ask a silly philosophical question.
Is there really a point to having -- state of the union anymore these things are campaign speeches they come in we'd like to pomp and circumstance it has a big it's it's a big moment but.
I mean they could just send an email right yeah.
I I I think.
In an election year it's a campaign speech it isn't always I -- you think there's some of the state of the union speech is that they -- Bush announced the axis of evil as I believe the speech the sixteen words.
Well the sixteen words and yellow cake yeah I mean they're -- sometimes very substantive in this year.
And also law.
As compared to what it's like people complain about the convention tonight can certainly understand that create this site.
You know why we have conventions of four days when it's all basically TV show and I think they certainly could be cut to two days maybe.
But the wind like TV shows to be -- like TV -- and as closed as compared to what a rerun of American Idol which is what was on before us on the broadcast network last night.
Or some other great show like new girl I don't need to trash they.
One of W Wallace fox it's on their -- -- fine.
But let's let.
You know I this is fine I -- of these things to listen to the president whoever the president has.
Lay out what he thinks the agenda is as I I would agree with you what's -- drifting in and in what -- like this.
Where this seems to have been all about campaigning and -- -- -- governing -- I didn't see anything different -- kind of heard it before but you're right you're right it is -- it's it's it's a moment of national reflection of pause to say okay let's listen to this guy who's in the White House and and sometimes a serious agenda particularly in the early years of the president's.
Okay all right I'm.
I've I'm I'm duly chastened and I -- note now we had your trip beyond before you were here you and Joseph and Karl Rove are now one of the most entertaining.
Way better than American Idol reruns or new girl is the three of view when you do you're sort of -- boy told a political team all on politics on these election nights we -- -- Iowa but it was really fun we watched you in South Carolina where there was less to talk about because it happens today on fast.
But you're gonna have to be slicing and -- what happens -- in Florida give us the Chris Wallace perspective on what's gonna happen on Tuesday.
No I have no idea but I will tell you about the panel and and why I think I have the best seat in the house.
Covering all of the cycle of space cowboys for those -- you don't know.
Eastwood movie about a bunch of old guys who came back there was.
A space mission that went long and so they took a bunch of them.
Out of work former astronauts and drained a -- but some law that -- I remember Tommy Lee Jones really was and come back it is just didn't work out returns very well for him -- trivia our case.
But but you know it.
I will tell you that sitting next and entropy is great but sitting next to Karl Rove on election I mean -- the -- does give you this one really quick example in Iowa obviously was gonna come down to the old fashioned way.
Counting votes 1 o'clock 2 o'clock quite frankly -- Younger more callow colleagues and Iowa were all getting punchy and tired yes including you Fresno but as the president anchors we.
The old guys we were sitting there and you don't it's so funny to say to Carl will -- the votes outstanding and he will sit there and people literally go through insight.
Well there three precincts in this county that -- haven't come in -- for reasons and that county and miss free this county is going.
You know 5544.
Romney -- and -- in this one is going.
Well as it turned out he said they don't Romney was gonna win.
The final result or those who do what we thought was the final result is that Romney won until it turned out not to be the -- I was up at the but the -- is.
He was right for that whose idea was right -- this cycle and he sits there with that out of Paper and he goes through these numbers and is -- like the old fashioned thing without computers.
He's just sitting there writing on the back of an envelope and it's extraordinary to watch any.
And quite frankly you feel like your operatives but history because you know that he was doing exactly the same thing in 2000.
Duval in every war I've already been -- -- I've been looking at the models for what's gonna happen down in Florida.
And -- power -- can confidently predict you guys are going to have a lot to work with in terms of interest thing outcomes because of the race is shaping up.
To be fantastically close so that's a good that's a win for real television out there because you get to see more of the space countless.
Well the space cowboys and I promise you had an -- Israel's larger that they will be going over digesting these numbers are less that one night.
They made them do everything it's absolutely whistle Dixie -- it is quite a remarkable.
To see what these guys are able to do with raw data and you know they don't have anything fancy they just forgetting those numbers from the secretary of State's office.
And they can sit there and -- and -- figure where the votes are that are outstanding and where they're gonna go when they finally come in America.
Chris -- you watch him every Sunday morning and now you can say see him here -- thanks for being with us to death okay and now as we like to do every day we want to leave you with the word from our friend Charles.
-- I think the president has made a strategic decision.
At the end of last year that his only hope for re election.
Is to go against the Republicans.
To do it Truman and to say it's -- do nothing congress he doesn't want agreement.
He could have a tax reform in a month he knows that he doesn't want that.
He thinks his only chance given the record he has and it isn't a strong one.
He still run on division and to say I believe in the middle class I believe in equality I believe that a Romney for example ought to be.
You pay higher taxes.
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