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Welcome to -- -- senate panel classless for huge list relayed to us all should go and of Juan Williams.
All right and very feisty debate air but we want to get to -- -- level of you know this talk about gay marriage and the writing about -- high school -- How do you think it's impacting him overall -- on the well what -- But it seems to me looking at the public opinion polls.
Is at all has happened really in this race since the Republican.
Primary season effectively ended as -- Romney has gradually risen in the polls.
To where the best to the polls are out there and those of likely voters with significant samples.
Show the race either either tie -- or Romney ahead.
And my sense of that is that that's that's have been -- surprising and Romney.
You know came through this primary season he took a battering and he ought to be -- kind of low but he's rising.
And the president seems to be stuck in about the same place he was -- I think by a record that is that is hard to run on.
And it will be the dominant factor in the -- -- -- the -- -- end -- being.
About the president not about Romney although the Democrats and -- -- -- places like two questions posed.
We'll try to make it as much as possible about Romney who and what he is.
But -- I don't think that will work I think the -- of the referendum on the president I think that Romney emerges in the eyes of most people who.
Going to be offended by the -- you -- -- is someone who would be acceptable plausible alternative.
I don't think you need Ronald Reagan or Abraham Lincoln to beat this president.
Do you think if the coalescing of the Republican field now behind Romney is part of the reason that you know now that you have one nominee head to -- with the president that he's rising in the.
-- -- too quick poll numbers -- actually -- in the battleground poll which is very good -- large sample likely voters don't -- one Republican one democratic pollster.
Romney is now stands at 91%.
Support among Republicans remember all the talk about the doubts about little party would rally behind -- -- -- elements of it would not be so I would he's 91%.
He's also plus ten -- depends.
Palestinian independence is a pretty sizable margin if you win you Republican base in your plus ten independents overwhelmingly.
-- But agencies say the -- so people don't really liked him a lots.
Does -- matter when -- get there to pull the lever for presidency well I think I think what we've been seeing in the polls right now is really it's tracking with the economy we've seen some.
-- in in the economy more bad economic news over the last month in the polls I think are reflecting that.
But still if you're the Romney campaign don't want this stability deficit to be as big as it is and I have to say in terms of you know.
Whether this is a big story or not just of a small panicked at.
A Google Mitt Romney right before.
-- shelling when you Google him and I you know you get those other topic suggestions in the first when his bio the second one is going right now and the third one -- -- on risk so.
You know debt that's something that they're gonna have to fix it's not where they wanna be on that particular issue -- President may have an advantage and personal like ability but he's got a real problem which is people don't like that results of his presidency and they don't like his policies.
And that's where Romney has his opening and I think that if he can make he's -- -- -- may not be the most charming guy.
But basically he doesn't have to run on that he needs to make himself be -- plausible alternative press.
And -- and I think he's been doing that pretty well he hasn't made a lot of mistakes he's basically putting together his agenda his team has been organized and on point.
And while I think he needs to put together still a larger narrative connection to associate himself some from the bush years not just feel -- -- and acknowledge.
That that the bush presidency had some mistakes on the economy.
I think he can do that and -- -- says you know it's fascinating that at this stage of the race it's either tied or slightly again.
One is that the situation where you know you want the best -- you know really care he's going to be chatty and and -- you know go to coffee at you want somebody thinks can be the best expert.
I think that's right and I think that the reason for Mitt Romney -- -- you know the number one reason -- He's someone who has expertise in business that he can say I was successful businessman and I mean we're knocks on him.
During the GOP campaign I think it was Rick -- -- say you know Michael Dukakis produce more -- and answers and you did.
But it didn't stick that what has stuck I think in the American mind about Mitt Romney is this is a businessman he says he knows how to manage an economy make an economy go.
You know that means several people been critical of economic package is -- of -- sitting next to me.
But overall again everybody comes back and says this is the guy who knows how to make business success and American that's what Americans want right now.
I think the difficulty for Mitt Romney in the midst of all this is having.
People come forward -- and and say.
But Mitt Romney.
Exactly what would you do what are your ideas what are your proposals OK so.
Even if you don't like what Barack Obama's -- exactly how would you produce jobs and I don't see those ideas forthcoming at this.
Nine of them I think if in the -- where -- -- 59 flavors that net nobody could remember him much any of them but -- but he's come.
What a -- from his tax reform proposal I think it's a real step forward 20% tax cut across the board.
He's acknowledged that Paul Ryan's entitlement reform -- every detail.
But is critical is gonna run on that those two things are much bigger ideas that anything right now the President Obama is -- It did.
-- president Obama's second term agenda when I got to be a -- list.
I'm home that was supposed to keep your cats and dog and if you go to Cleveland bill he's -- -- -- with us out of our health.
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