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Do you want.
President Romney immediately.
I want creating thousands of jobs that Obama -- President on the the award show.
President on the.
And that is the first general election television ad.
From Mitt Romney as he asked the American electorate to imagine what they -- of -- Romney presidency would be like and this is power play.
And I mentioned earlier that thing about the Twitter with -- -- -- -- where you can follow me there.
Well if you did follow me there you could have already read.
My keys for today where I talk about Romney's favorable still rising.
Because what Mitt Romney's number one task right now is is to not be defined as an unacceptable alternative.
By the Obama campaign which is absolutely pounding the tar out of him.
That adds about his work at bank capital Joseph Biden is is going through the steel valley absolutely laying waste to Mitt Romney and and -- about him.
So Mitt Romney is trying hard to -- plausible so how does he do it and can't.
To get people to tell us about that our our -- Ford O'Connell he is a Republican he is the chairman.
A specific form pack he's a pretty big deal you parliament for McConnell.
And Garland Nixon he is radio host and to be -- is a man of the left he's a friend of the show and you follow him at Garland exit.
These statements -- yeah yes OK I understand that's not bad for Friday.
OK guys so let's start with you Garland.
When you get down to it the president is we're seeing sort of a bush.
-- bush -- can't and the same thing we saw in 2004.
In 2004 George Bush did what most incumbents don't do which is -- negative in the spring generally the incumbent ways.
In coming waits until the end and then does it in 2004.
Bush took a swipe at John Kerry remember the wet -- in the -- -- took a swipe at his -- he had won the nomination and then he backed off.
But Obama Garland it and Joseph Biden are are going all in on a real rough.
Tumbled treatment for Mitt Romney will.
-- I think it will and I think right now that strategically it's a good move and I tell you why normally may not be a good move however they just kind of accepting the best time in this race from from the I'm.
Primary opponent they study basically started the narrative and now they're accepting the debit card and they're running with the same narrative so I think it's a good -- I mean ultimately all they have to do is run some of the some of the Santorum.
Ads and just put.
My name is Barack Obama and I approve this does exist it was.
Right yeah dogs and fortunately it's Friday and I agree with -- oh my -- his biggest problem Mitt Romney right now.
Is overcoming his electability problem he doesn't have to be perfect he doesn't have to be more likable -- President Obama.
He's just got to be someone who voters think they know and trust.
And right now that means he has to come out with a compelling personal narrative about a success is a businessman.
Is a topic governor as a man of faith that right now Mitt Romney is a postcard from most voters in the race is on the define him.
Paying I don't I I wonder does he need to be likable.
Because right he doesn't need to be likable he just needs to cut into that when he plus like ability -- -- the President Obama the more electable candidate has won it every single cars 1980 that would not be the case now Romney doesn't have to be more electable he.
He just got to cut that -- the NR.
OK duly noted.
The all that struck my interest in really this is a good way to if you're gonna follow the election -- forward to great numbers watch -- Right track wrong track.
So wrong track the wrong track -- -- the right track number.
Vs Mitt Romney's approval -- -- approval rating but his favorability.
Favorability is essentially is -- okay with you can you live with this human being -- do you see do you have more good feelings and bad feelings.
And in the least take the latest Gallup poll -- Romney after he's up eleven points on favorability.
And the wrong track numbers don't like 31%.
He's got that big gap there and that's the disadvantages.
Well I certainly think it may be it may not be if I word right now Mitt Romney I'd be looking at the electability polls in the favorability polls.
Within my own party because he has to hold together what is seems to be at least a coalition he has very little room for error if he says the wrong thing he could lose one of the wings of his party and if that happens then he's surely be done that the Republicans do not like -- Barack Obama one bit.
No they don't that's the biggest asset that Mitt Romney has right now the new landscape is there for him to win.
He just has to give voters a compelling reason to pull the lever -- and if he doesn't he's going to be the next president of states.
-- right now one of the things if we look back over history.
You see that.
Most -- been nine incumbent presidents to seek.
Office some of them were -- like LBJ and Gerald Ford didn't get to the long run for reelection but incumbent presidents to run for that same office.
Out of the 97 have been reelected.
History says the over the overwhelming verdict of modern American history post -- history.
Seven out of nine that's a pretty good number for reelection Garland but.
It's based on two questions when you do -- reelection two questions one is.
Do we want something different if we in a perfect world would we like to have something different in this.
And then if they say yeah we would like to have something different than they say is the other -- possible do you believe as I do the President Obama has a problem with that first question that.
People do want to have a check.
-- -- well there may be a problem there and I think if if the problem exists is because they haven't done a good enough job.
Of defining their successes I think that the challenge for the for the for the Obama.
Campaign is to define their success -- convince people that their successes and and and dances to take that bad you know to take that angle.
All right did you would you agree that he did he has promised question one absolutely.
Okay people do want to change.
But Mitt Romney has a question -- question to.
Is this guy an acceptable alternative that's absolutely right they know that they wanna get rid of what they have my question is can give me a plausible reason to take you from what we got John Kerry that is the those are the two words that if you -- the -- if -- -- the Obama campaign you're thinking about all the time because people wanted to change from George W.
But they -- -- John Kerry and said.
-- -- wolf we'll -- tough this one out we're not gonna take care.
Okay we will talk now we will talk next about Joseph Biden as he rumbles down the campaign trail in the Ohio valley hanging out over its staff -- Chevrolet and Martins ferry got -- -- old stomping grounds cool stuff.
-- -- talk about that we'll talk about his liabilities and assets as a campaign tool for President Obama it will be great so you should stick around.
We're not and I catalyst for God's sake it's assistant who built the contrary.
Not anti capitalist for God's sake that is Joseph Biden campaigning in Martins ferry Ohio right there across the bridge from Wheeling island.
A beautiful spot in America.
And this is power play and we are with -- -- -- conference -- reform -- -- Nixon.
-- you can listen to and -- PFW.
After the -- And it's worth sticking around for a promise so Joseph Biden is.
Kinda -- and but -- heat is also a blue collar Catholic Democrat.
Who President Obama believes can be his emissary to these kind of voters so let's start with the baseline.
We'll start with you for this time.
Is do you think that Joseph Biden is he more help or hindrance.
He's the best weapon president Obama's -- I know that's gonna sound crazy but this campaign trail that is true because he connects with work white working class voters.
Who are souring on President Obama and -- somebody who can speak for unions which President Obama needs when it comes the geo TV particularly in states like Ohio.
I'm going -- I don't know how they did that do but I can say yeah.
I say Martins ferry Ohio.
People who are in favor of gay marriage and people who were close -- coal mining.
Have some problems connecting that's it that's of that that's absolutely true but it's about the union vote and trying to win back certain segments of the white white working class voters and that's where Joseph Biden is doing the best job he is the attack dog the president.
Now he's Garland do you think and he and he is attack dog indeed I mean it's that he toned it down yesterday the day before he was like.
-- that you wouldn't look at the prompter you -- just let it rip and these rich people and scream and it Mitt Romney.
No and see what what Joseph Biden got the charisma he has is that he connects with the emotional side of the -- some of the things you were talking about just now would they were rational reasonable things that you may discuss but people like -- -- -- Joseph Biden's every day type of charisma date connecting emotionally people like India like the guy next door who comes over and borrows the lawnmowers.
That's exactly value -- Yeah.
That's true but that's let me let me translate Africans from the media -- Joseph Biden -- -- rumor.
That's why media bias that red team has made its -- Here's what I've mentioned to campus as watching Biden is like watching NASCAR.
You are just waiting for the crash.
And there is some truth in that that he has.
And then they embrace it to a certain degree don't they embrace the goofy Joseph Biden Obama made on -- called sheriff Joseph.
She used him as they would say hey -- good job.
I did that -- he also.
That the onion parodies about him out -- waxing is trans AM ING age and George in the front driveway of the White House and all this after turning his goofy person but this is not what we're used to seeing running made attack dogs that say thing.
-- whether it's.
-- you go back to.
Who's the governor of Maryland who is.
Agnew Spiro T Agnew -- -- mail.
That that's a common -- but goofy attack dog is something that's unusual does the -- eventually catch up with Biden does it get to be too much and you've got to look at.
How long -- there's been involved in Iraq as it caught with a it would go to -- and yet this has always been an asset to Joba to Joseph Biden is a set I think he connects with people in a different kind of way people like him so I mean he.
Reforms shall we say I think people laugh at -- yeah.
People don't after the accident on and a NASCAR.
-- that people don't turn it off and walk away from the TV these people like that much and it.
Sometimes sometimes or just where -- where they -- the correct answer there is much like when you're watching golf.
It's just doze off the cleanup and look at your on the -- just do you do you you were taken to a peaceful sleep.
Four in we were talking before about.
Mitt Romney and his running mate.
Does who Biden is and what he does affect.
Because this person's gonna have to debate Joseph Biden this person is gonna have to go toe to toe with Joseph Biden.
As to how much does Biden effect Romney's choice when it comes to making decisions.
I think a great deal I think that the Republicans are going to be in that attack dog someone who can take the media narrative turn it around and and allow them.
Mitt -- play offense.
They're gone -- -- attack dog they're gonna need someone who can message quickly on their feet and someone who can stay on message and paint Romney in the best possible light and who is.
I don't know right now find out sometime in August know -- he -- the -- in LA but he's not.
Now is lax in my business partner Steve -- -- -- life itself and it loses -- it was a collaborative effort but it but you've been give me three names let's let's talk about a range it's.
Rob Portman Susanna Martinez -- -- -- Chris Christie of managers.
A kind what do you think we should expect -- well but.
You know I think Chris Christie would probably be strong candidate because Biden didn't -- similar to -- their guys are kind of awe shucks kinda guys but they're really Smart they both stupid like a fox so I think that's.
-- -- -- Yeah yeah yeah -- -- like a fox writes it would okay.
Two to your point forward mock tank says my only requirement would against -- -- that they have a polls and I might even overlook that.
Feisty chat today you chatters are feisty out there.
The let's see.
Comment from the king of politics Chris it's not over till it's over Biden is no Dizzy Dean.
And so the this goes to the argument that Biden is this is calculated play he's not just didn't this that this that this is a calculate what you think this is -- knowing calculated.
Style for Joseph byters -- -- It -- and knowing chuck -- style but it's working and that and that's what did -- GOP has to really go against because he really is an effective attack dog even though those of us on the right think it's a joke but it's working.
Well it's important that while -- Mitt Romney's symbols are up to fifty as we said before it is still bounce from coming out of a bloody primary I do think the Mitt Romney's on the right path and I think you want -- to close -- but I'm obviously right behind to win.
Unfortunately too easy for you today he's arguing all your points for you today -- -- -- nothing -- -- -- you should you should say something good about the Republicans before we go and what -- that's near the.
That hatred and I didn't like -- -- But yeah.
We've Columbine and yet it's -- case that's fine gentlemen we thank you very much for being with this week okay great candidates fun as always.
And it's fun as always to be with you we hope you have a great weekend I hope that you will come back on Monday -- one -- you'll remember is this the countdown is on to the Wisconsin primary.
Apparently it's -- out there to make it happen for you and tell you what's going or not the primary the recall election we're going out there to make it happen for you going to be great will be there isn't -- it goes down.
There in the -- -- two weeks from Monday.
It's one week from Monday it's going to be fantastic you're going to enjoy it -- you should make sure you want to spend and now.
We like to do every day.
Going to leave you with the word from French arms.
How of course is going to be more of the -- these campaigns.
In American history if you're Obama would be given what he has a run up.
He'd even even to mention Obama care or sort of stimulus and any of the speeches.
In the new -- on the state of the economy and his people said the idea is to kill Romney.
Mean I get a piece of advice to the other day which was as busy -- campaign begins every citizen wanna hide the children.
And make sure that the plumbing is right because he didn't have to shower at least twice today skimming off of him.