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I'm going back to -- economy weakened by outsourcing and phony financial profits we need an economy that is built the last.
That's why as President Obama campaigning yesterday in swing state Wisconsin firing up a crowd there in Milwaukee.
And this is power play welcome back -- Internet.
And -- certainly what we're seeing now is that the president is pressing his advantage.
On Republicans who remain locked in a very -- ugly primary process.
As we were just discussing hundreds of thousands millions of dollars being spent.
Republican on Republican violence it's very ugly out there.
And independent voters seem to be turning off to the Republican brand.
Just as they were.
Turned off to the Democrats in 2010.
Now you know who knows a lot about independent voters.
And -- a lot about how the economy affects elections it's Lou Dobbs.
You watch you show Lou Dobbs tonight on the Fox Business Network and we are as always very grateful to have you with us mr.
-- how you -- the records they occur is great to be where the bank here.
Well now the president is out there today he's he's raising a -- billion dollars in California.
And yesterday he was hitting the blue collar thing in manufacturing -- hard in any -- state Wisconsin out on the campaign trail meanwhile there were part of the Republicans are -- But I been on the polls in the polls show that that there that things are looking good for the president.
When it comes to the fall.
What should be the Republicans be doing now.
-- I think you're correctly -- allowing these numbers and I think what they should be doing is paying great attention to those numbers.
Which ought to be scaring the be Jesus some of them.
The fact is another big numbers you're -- talking about independents independents are our -- -- -- sort of on recruiters because.
They're not going to be persuaded by a bunch of nonsense they -- the talking points they.
The so called political that a campaign document called that they Obama administration called a budget Monday.
-- on -- campaign document for independents it's a joke it's irrelevant move up.
But what is important is that this president is out on the hustings.
Actually with energy and verb and and you could argue about the veracity of what he's saying.
But the fact is he's bringing great energy and some enthusiasm to his effort to retain his job.
And there's if you've got to hand him some credit for that.
What we're watching the Republicans do I mean they're bringing -- statements made two years ago ten years ago by one another.
You know -- it -- got a game.
Think -- a presidential candidate -- Michigan talking about.
Manufacturing while driving a Canadian assembled automobile.
I mean they get out -- -- this campaign on the part of the Republicans I've said it for months Christian you know this.
I did the Republicans if they think that they are a sure win because we've got a lousy economy.
Have got a huge surprise coming.
They are going to have to up their game.
It is not going to be sufficient to sit there and carpet and criticized they're gonna have to have ideas they're gonna have to have passion they're going to after bring.
The bases before I forward vision in this country.
And they're going to have to have.
-- dare I say at the capacity to inspire.
As -- country.
Who are -- in desperate need of leadership.
We're just -- -- -- -- I don't care who what is steps up.
It could be adventurous -- contest.
But until that happens it's going to be a tough slog.
Let me show you very quickly the proof in the putting before we run out of time.
When we look at these numbers we see let's start with Obama vs Santorum and -- latest Fox News swing state poll that's ten key battleground states.
Obama 48 Santorum.
39 central all thing.
-- -- because stick to a close enough.
Odd that we look at Mitt Romney we -- -- president runs the same against Obama Enron I've heard the president resume as Romney and Santorum in this case it's 4739.
Against Gingrich it's a twenty point blowout in the swing states picked up to 32 -- -- Ron -- a little better than -- 4836 right -- so for these independent voters.
How much I mean we just saw that Rick Santorum who were back is is gonna drop of more than half a million dollars in Michigan are bashing Mitt Romney Mitt Romney should -- is already bashing Rick Santorum how much do these -- sink in and turn off independents who Republicans need to fall.
I think I don't know that they're going to turn off independents but they're not going to motivate them simply because there are negative ads.
They're going to have to have very real message here and that's what each of these candidates right now I think -- Is lacking and that is a compelling.
That will resonate not only -- the independents but with all voters I mean they've gone the conservatives are going to make their choices.
-- and and it will be steadfast and they will be loyal to their candidate.
Independents need to hear the message that is because that is going to inspire them.
Otherwise they're going to you know they're going to dissipate their their impact will be defused here.
You know evenly split amongst Republicans and Democrats.
Frankly right now it looked like I'd be a great deal for the Republicans to strike an even split among independents.
They're gonna have to do a lot better than they are going you look at Arizona and you look at Michigan we've got an inverse of the relationship going.
But we've got Santorum doing well in the back in another of our governor Romney's home state.
And we've got -- doing better in Arizona.
A part of that has to do with the with what.
Seems -- you dobbs I idea of what I have to say.
-- -- I hate to interrupt because.
Your success it is only outstripped by -- -- -- -- rather -- it well it's a process enterprise we -- out of my -- -- the process.
You're so grateful to you for being with us today we -- -- -- without -- great city.
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