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Hi I'm Juan Williams in for Bill O'Reilly tonight thanks for watching us on this Good Friday and passover.
Let's get right to our top story President Obama is stepping up his attacks on Mitt Romney.
His campaign released a new web video saying the GOP front runner.
Is out of touch with reality will show it to you in just a minute but first a new Gallup poll says the president is doing well with independent women voters.
In the twelfth key swing states.
Of independent female voters in those states say they would vote for Obama.
For Mitt Romney that's up fourteen point gap that's huge.
In December the same poll showed Romney leading Obama in independent women voters 48 to 43.
The president continues to make his case as a warrior for won it earlier today this is what he said.
When people say we should.
Get rid of Planned Parenthood.
They're not just talking about restricting a woman's ability to make her own health decisions they're talking about them.
Denying it as a practical matter the preventive care like mammograms that millions of women.
-- As the poll indicates that kind of message seems to be resonating with women particularly young independent -- Conservatives like to point out that since the president took office the unemployment rate for women has increased from 7% to eight point 1% begging the question.
Are women really prospering.
Under Obama's leadership.
Joining us now from Los -- to analyze radio talk show host Tammy Bruce and witnessed in studio former president of the women's media center -- -- grain.
Both are Fox News contributors.
-- -- let me say what strikes me about this is if you look at it right now.
President Obama has a hugely 31 percentage points among women under fifty young women clearly.
-- like running towards Obama at the moment and largely over this contraception issue.
But you know -- hole is denying access to contraception that anybody -- -- -- -- isn't this.
I mean that that you couldn't make anything up better than the Democrats have done to try to -- -- What they are running towards Obama and in the same way they are fleeing the GOP.
The war on women I I will admit that is message that Democrats have created and have been pushing.
I've said it many times but it is an oversimplification.
Which is one of the things well.
-- I'm glad.
You're talented they hit the -- -- -- and you get points but talent who think that the main up -- -- on one.
The message but that message is made up by the 11100.
Bills in 2011.
Across the nation state by state by state 11100 bills.
That when that went after women's reproductive rights.
By the sexism that we've seen.
That Rush Limbaugh got involved in by the health care act.
Opponents who don't understand that women really appreciate the fact that they're no longer going to be able to be charged a 150%.
Just because they had a C section or they've been the victim of domestic violence.
-- a woman should be -- is its existing condition so -- health care debate has gotten more into the details that's why another reason between the GOP every.
Bruce let me ask you about this because I think women do have access to contraception now here's the argument.
The argument would be you have a -- amendment the senate Republicans saying anybody not just the Catholic Church has a right to remove contraception.
From their health care coverage you have a governor in Virginia Bob O'Donnell.
Who's talking about women having very intrusive procedures in order to determine whether or not they should have an abortion.
Is that a good reason for -- -- did have some fears about Republicans this time of year.
Here's what the women should have a fear about which is government involvement in our lives the conservative ideal -- what's gonna matter and does matter to women.
Which is that we have enough financial independence and freedom to make these choices for ourselves right now the argument is -- all the problems are.
These strangers these bureaucrats -- -- out -- a stranger trying to make these decisions for us.
-- what Romney's gonna need to do was make it clear that at the you've got two choices are women gonna be treated.
Like their wards of the state and that the government's gonna make decisions for them you know ten dollars a month for contraception and give me a break are you.
Are women going to be sold for that amount of money or the conservative message.
Which is that women are Smart.
We they they can be independent they should be independent and that we need financial independence brought with a good economy.
And having a job that is the conservative -- And also this is you know the secret weapon that -- has -- and Romney you know the Obama's are like the in laws who when they want something for from you they're nice to you and once they get it.
They returned everything horribly and it is spending all your time.
I'll have -- Tammy I'm gonna -- I think that you had the attitude tell me if I'm wrong.
That they're trying to convince women to ignore the economic message that women should be preoccupied.
With their reproductive rights with computers -- to let her bottom line for their families.
I don't know I mean now you're talking about it.
-- -- -- both both -- -- and I know that for both the left in the right to distract women with reproductive rights has been going on for decades we now our past that it's the 21 century.
This is a message that that -- is gonna have to move through with the Republicans.
That women are to be respected that we want freedom and independence and I think that's the message.
My right it's like well yeah.
-- is it too late at me you know what I think everybody thought that there's an important economic message but if the women believe.
That Romney and the Republicans.
Want to push -- back in the -- this who's gonna listen to economic message.
Believe what you cannot say that it's Democrats who have been using reproductive messages -- as a distraction.
Especially when these bills across the country have been -- by Republicans Democrats cannot win without the women vote in the same no I didn't you know.
They get their money -- this whole election it comes down to independent when I always say it's an independent woman who lives in the suburb of Columbus, Ohio.
I don't let don't let me just show it it would add.
That the Obama team is now running on the web responding to some of the charges made by Mitt Romney as he tries to win -- bat.
-- -- around the world and apologized for America and we will not apologize for our way of life.
He's still the community the military options are on the table not will not.
Does -- to use -- when it is necessary to defend the United States and its interest in his State of the Union Address.
Didn't even mention the debt but the deficits when it comes to the deficit.
-- agreed to more than two trillion dollars in cuts -- site that the deficit deficit deficit deficit that that's how will reduce our deficit.
Matthew -- effective quickly.
It is effective and it's not just reproductive issues at the end of the date if you've been in -- relationship any me and those.
Women have a unique ability at six cents to see -- be asked and what that message out Romney puts out there out recently.
And on different -- -- -- did try.
Word here -- in Atlanta.
-- what let me turn it what what what Obama says and what he does are two different things and we we do see through the BS and this is going to be part of the fight November.
Yeah Obama's got a woman problem he's had -- from the beginning you can ask Hillary Clinton about that -- Our ladies yeah right it's such language friends -- wonderful -- but ladies play.
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