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While -- economic -- is growing here packet out says no wonder the president is shifting its focus to illegal immigration and before that gay marriage.
But that you think the voters.
It's up now his numbers are pretty.
Stable -- this weakness I was standing well they've been relatively sliding a little bit.
The problem is where you know remember we talked about this forward are positioning.
Election for a lot of voters are only now paying attention the news you were just talking about that.
You don't three quarters of the people feeling about recession and confidence affects politics in its most ephemeral thing we don't really understand that we know we feel it and people feel.
Bad you're starting to see in some of these states the Electoral College numbers were you present still has a lead.
But it's down from being up like 251 know like under 220.
And this is like in three weeks.
You've seen that is fine Audrey you know most of what you need 270 need to seven usually not there yet but leaders go to Romney is right he was -- he was closer among the -- and -- -- what -- Romney is first wall going up.
There is a theory and someone actually wrote that the problem is the president has done his best when he's not on the stage.
And that is somehow loosen in this new -- we listed you don't wanna be coverage just wanna be you've sort of BB -- And Romney has been more -- she's coming up his party base consolidated.
He hasn't -- anything any hasn't made any -- the president has been on the defensive missiles White House team and they look like to me.
Did they look like they're in some strategic chaos you see this last week you give a major speech on Thursday.
55 minutes on the economy which was reminiscent to me if we have a campaign theme.
In 1982 futures this was to pass and it really it it just didn't go over well would even liberal supporters and in the -- -- sort.
But in the next day you do illegal immigration knocked -- all you still have no economic message.
Problem with the illegal immigration.
As it was with gay marriage as it has been with the -- story in the bin Laden it is an effort of the -- president.
Where there might be another impression being built we sought a gay marriage for two thirds of the people said he did it for political reasons we've seen the same thing in bin Laden.
This Hispanic thing smacks of a strategy of we can't win middle we have to get our base out.
In if you -- in June in your strategy as we muscular bay south.
There's you got problems.
-- but they might look at it and say.
But this is just a snapshot we're going through down -- and you know these funds go to come ago was not long ago.
We're Mitt Romney was experience yet we have a long way to go to watch him a long way to go but this is not as I said before Obama said the day of the economic when the job numbers came out.
Which -- -- you all along they start to tick back up.
All hell's gonna start falling apart here.
And where you mean the unemployed deal plays on re -- rising again got -- jobs collapsing on the job market and that's just spiraling.
This has been a month is you don't -- -- much experiment mistake before.
-- -- units accruals month this is very coral and we still have the next week's decision or this week or whenever it comes on health care.
And this could cap -- what has been a difficult week a month if he survives this -- but he needs and you see this in the memos but James Carville Peter -- other people I've been out doing cultures are missing for a long time people are buying this thing of all we've done better -- this thing.
You're saying there's no plan would be the media but bad low numbers bring out devices that's right Adrian bring it out there really they bring -- to ourselves and all these other second -- well you've got -- -- you've -- -- look hey -- not only got professional pros they you've got frank rich and all these.
People in the press who have never been in -- campaign giving him advice what to do it's it's unbelievable in the and most of it really bad but.
The what would you tell him to do what I would tell president is very simple.
He has got to reconnect voters because these there's a lot of investor good will look in the one thing he seems incapable of is to get up and say you know what.
I really -- and I would use a health care for goes against him as many people predicted.
I would get up and say you know what.
We made some real mistakes -- I had some wrong priorities -- woman to do the right things maybe we did too much.
But I've learned a lot and let me tell -- -- the country's in serious shape.
And with a win lose or draw I wanna do something about what to future's gonna look like and -- I would begin the country is very forgiving -- -- just say I'd rather.
It is something for the good of people and dale and dale drive and -- simply run to win.
Pete what do you make Canada pivoting on immigration out of the -- -- that was total politics I mean here's a president who had to be he had veto proof majorities the first two years -- kept promising was gonna do something about it.
And they kept not doing it.
And then his homeland sacred heart almost -- secretary.
John and in general Powell had only been running around the country for months talking about how we've -- more people and a president.
And all of a sudden you do that you come out and you say -- -- -- -- -- to do the DREAM Act after you've been up on television saying I don't have the power to do it.
Let me tell you what the problem but it helps with Hispanics as he seems like that a short term gain -- I don't think -- along OK got it here some problem.
When people begin to believe the president will do anything to get reelected.
For a president who's elected to be transforming.
This is it Richard Nixon running this isn't even Bill Clinton this is -- -- -- well you know that's how they do business this -- man who said he was going to be different.
For -- engage -- that if they feel that damages the thing that people most like about it and that's where the problem is getting with this it's becoming transparently political.
Just like -- -- if anybody believes you know you have to be from the move not to believe what those are all about.
-- -- -- -- Armed and thank you pat it was always -- no good to see him win --
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