'It's the Middle Class Stupid'
James Carville on his new book
- Duration 6:45
- Date Jul 16, 2012
James Carville on his new book
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And welcome back to Hannity and we -- to do it the always outspoken James Carville is brand new book the middle planet it's a middle class stupid is now in stores everywhere.
You know is very interesting.
We're talking about Bill Clinton earlier -- president is out there that.
Big part of a strategy seems to be class warfare that disagreeing on that.
Well no I've I have because I -- governor of the norm Buffett -- You said there's class warfare had more members of my class is winning and if you look at my book the middle class has been -- in this volatile time they've been on the C kidnap my message is for the middle -- it's time for -- to fight back for them that -- people that I -- -- you know what -- those attacks against what.
They first came out it was Bill Clinton -- -- Cory Booker was Ed Rendell was Harold Ford junior they all said this is stupid.
But yet the president seems to have double down -- I think smartly.
I think it's worked out pretty good job of we do.
-- Chicago so you wanna do you want you want to put the politics of personal destruction are out onto politics apart construction right.
I want to -- -- the that is how I want to say hey here's a man that is run for president.
That puts banging his experience in banking and debt to send -- and -- rationale for his -- and yes people are gonna question it.
And that's I think that's fine how -- anything wrong without -- and I think it didn't.
Go -- look at the entire record you don't just get -- broken -- you want to.
When we ran for president 99 retail -- enough of murdering people at the Mena airport for god sake for -- -- that's just -- -- would come comedy editorials.
I won't let a little left I accuse you a lot of things and I got a -- kill Matt frost dot mandatory that to -- about -- a -- just a -- Metafile -- -- -- you know what.
I wouldn't let me let me let me show you the president put on the issue personal taxi look at the latest ABC news -- Washington Post poll.
It says 4747.
But they outpolled Democrats by nine percentage points and on every major issue from the economy straight on down.
-- like ability seems to be taken a hit this was the president on personal attacks in 2008.
These mega man these negative attacks Senegal.
This time talking about -- and -- talking about.
What he's going to do.
That's not at -- -- your gas prices.
It doesn't know single.
To helping America big.
It's politics is -- game.
We don't need to slash and burn say anything you're -- politics.
That divide and distract -- -- is apartments that are bring us together.
Because if you don't have any fresh ideas that you use stale tactics to scare voters.
-- -- -- -- if someone people should run from.
That's why you're spending these last weeks calling me every name in the -- That's -- you play the game.
Your opponent's ideas.
Units started -- ideas that maybe make some.
Is saluted Chicago Chicago -- -- -- -- they -- they capital for war on women run in the -- war and everything right.
There he he he put -- I -- -- about being governor of Massachusetts you have another government master class get sick and apparently get a signature accomplishment they passed a very good health Gambia.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- We have Gingrich famously said -- problem is is he had seventeen million as an hour ahead now only have one.
-- -- -- -- -- You know hello Howard at London's what he just said back in 2008 which by the way but I think they're represented in this -- -- those -- he already.
Show me your camp had.
Well we're not everybody can -- I think that dot think that what happened in the Republican Party is yes.
I think the Republicans -- may have -- you know why they may have book cause a Harvard educated community organizer is beating him in a street fight.
And I -- about it because they're used to win and these -- in Obama people.
-- -- -- -- And I'll maneuvering in beating the Romney people and everybody knows it in of people that are watching this network no it and you should be -- Because that campaign is not in Romney is not stand up for you how could -- got be running for president nobody was gonna run for president.
And not get -- of -- like a tough because you know that's going to be an issue.
He didn't want to do if you wanna go to the trouble so he gets the nomination.
And now he's Lebanese guy from Chicago outflanked him and -- it and Republicans and conservatives or do we angry at Romney Hamas they have.
And confidant and I don't watch and if I don't know -- -- car.
It -- it -- -- another -- every campaign you seem to be convinced that the economy's good on my segments that women you say we're betting infinitely better off I'm telling you when it black unemployment in this country is at a 27 year -- national got a 27 year high.
It's a fourteen point 4% 11% of the Hispanic community and we got on a -- of long term unemployment.
Now since world war two and you seem to think that's okay and he said he fix it I'm I'm actually more confident than that he's left.
Don't know I want to show you asked me out of not I have been very vocal about two remarkable -- the Obama campaign had to.
Don't don't say that the economy is good because you have got an alternate number America just about you have mr.
-- I think economy's -- and it wasn't -- to -- -- democracy and we -- OK I do believe that if you ask me if economy's good now I don't think you economies got tested two different two different questions I think dot com it was.
Horrific -- I gotta get it fuel as a democratic hardcore liberal you are if it is who's the one VP selection that you feared the most.
-- -- I don't know because I the political scientists have -- active brain trying to figure out where this made a difference.
And they they just haven't done they voted either you're Lyndon Johnson in 1960.
I mean are you obviously hope for somebody like ninety -- would you -- would you like he.
Who would you like you who would you would you fear now.
No no no nobody I would fear when you would you would five you gonna lies Romney who would you tell.
I don't think guys are serious about Romney I think he -- what you think he has a guided his feet.
It is cautious guy and I think he's gonna give this a lot of thought and I don't I don't think he's going to do.
Do a little lower -- and -- I don't does that cause I -- she'll do somebody that he feels very comfortable what I does not an Iran based.
In into -- -- Jindal your governor.
I you know our ally governor Jindal personally I don't know what and I obviously think some of Bob I don't disagree what he's done -- Louisiana would tell other things that I would but I've I have found myself to get along with him very well -- been very helpful to me around the city -- juggling question that I had a role I've got -- you question -- -- -- update.
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