Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
Juan Williams is a Fox News political analyst let's talk a little bit about all of this with him.
One and the governor may want to act like the presumed front runner the guy who's got the nomination wrapped up but in states like Minnesota.
The polls show he's got a real race on his -- Absolutely -- in fact the polls indicate that Rick santorum's in the lead in many in Minnesota.
Now the polls are great -- it's a caucus state and this is really.
-- function of who turns out tonight who takes the time to go to a caucus and participate and that's why you see.
A strong element of conservative activists taking the lead and it could be why Rick -- -- the lead.
But suddenly -- -- the target of attacks coming from the Romney camp calling him up pork barrel spender during his time in the senate saying his critique.
The Ronnie health care plan in Massachusetts is off base.
All of a sudden Mitt Romney who was trying to apply above the fray finds himself in -- in combat not just with Newt Gingrich but Rick Santorum.
Is he the beneficiary of the Michelle Bachmann -- I mean she's a Minnesota congresswoman if she were still in the race.
I presume should be drawing a lot of support in Minnesota.
I think that's right down and I think it's also -- indicator that there are a lot of strong social conservatives in the state of Minnesota.
Although you and I both know that Minnesota.
Historically has been a bastion of democratic and liberal leaning ideals don't forget they're conservatives there and I think you'll also see in Colorado.
Today James Dobson has come out and support Gingrich -- you're -- -- -- lot of social conservatives -- Colorado -- is -- -- but again.
What we're seeing is not something that's gonna do you -- around the campaign but we're seeing their persistence of an anti Romney sentiment.
And people who just want to say they're not ready to crown him the nominee quite yet.
Well one thing he's got his money and also organization I mean Newt Gingrich really took him to the -- in South Carolina and that momentum.
-- away pretty fast.
And because that money that they're just reiterate your point money money money and and in Nevada.
You know Gingrich spent most of his time behind closed doors not campaigning but.
Trying to raise money and today again.
Gingrich is less -- -- -- a place like Minnesota because he doesn't have the ground troops the organization.
That would assure him that he can get folks in the caucuses the backhand and not -- Santorum so.
That we're seeing a little bit -- fighting now between people who are in the back of the pack.
Ron Paul has some organization he has good numbers they're -- -- I think it's really.
A matter of who was the anti Romney and that that -- says persist throughout this campaign.
Juan Williams are Fox News political analyst thank you and.
Filter by section