Romney accuses media of diverting attention from economy
GOP candidate responds to criticism
- Duration 7:08
- Date Jul 31, 2012
GOP candidate responds to criticism
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Alan -- governor Romney only moments ago in Poland unleashing back get his critics in an interview with Carl Cameron.
After the critics take a month -- the comments he made overseas for -- London and later in Jerusalem.
Romney is saying that the media seem to focus on anything but what he argues is the most important issue in America.
Have a listen here.
And I realize that that there will be some.
In the in the fourth estate or whichever state.
Who are far more interested in in finding something to write about that is -- related to the economy.
To the threat of of war.
To the reality of conflict in Afghanistan today.
To a nuclear -- -- nation of Iran they'll they'll instead trying to find it try and find anything else to divert from the fact that.
These last of four years have been tough years for our country.
So now this story takes into turn Bob Beckel former campaign manager and your ten terrorist aliens colonists they are both co -- of the five.
Good morning to both of you who -- morning I think it's AD TE Bob it's anything but the economy and -- is arguing he was vets in the states is that included his State's announcement -- cure what's there might -- very candid and why.
Yet now but listen I mean you can't be thin skinned like that I mean look if -- running for president -- states is that daily the original mayor Daley -- this is not a game of bean bag.
I mean for him to complain and whine like that is just this part of the reason that he doesn't.
The American about a warm -- the guy because he doesn't seem to be -- -- take criticism well if it's directed at him you know a -- yeah just sounds like you got.
Running for older I I I I think editors -- over there thin skinned and -- we're not boiling I'm I'm actually amused that coming from Bob.
He's saying that Romney thinned -- have -- President Obama.
Being thin skinned and unable to take any type of criticism -- if you watch any interview I remember one we did hear that -- at Fox News Channel.
Brett -- couldn't even ask a question without the president getting offended.
So look Ronnie has a point that you're getting -- five we had to say and your whining now that's a -- Bob I Romney actually is talking about a fair point which is that this media wants to talk about anything.
But the economy so they'll -- it is passed and trying him as a bully.
They'll talk about his life's course to -- Anything but the number one issue to voters which by the way we should point out -- leads Obama two to 169.
Which Bob I don't have to tell you hey those are those are William de listed at -- -- -- -- All the personal stuff outside the Bob what he's pointing out -- the issues that not -- our country things but the world yet but I think anybody that should -- the -- in -- this is -- -- out of every major newspaper and every major broadcast network is the economy not the story of course it is I -- -- for the past few -- first stop in London first stop in Jerusalem yeah he's taken hits and both sides let's look at it now maybe -- did a lot of you talking about Olympic Games a man -- -- putting on the Salt -- games.
Here at home he called a disconcerting.
That was -- it was accurate it was -- -- it had to do with the British government bringing in the military at the eleventh hour to make sure that the games are secure.
Now what he would do is really sick culture affects development.
-- is that I -- -- can you argue that culture does not affect development anywhere in the world it.
There are no better business people that when their freed up in the Palestinians and Israelis will tell you that when the Palestinians had the West Bank under.
Under that your current -- under Hamas they're doing very well they got he's grown enormously but leave that aside it's the point is that when you're overseas president's that you can't afford to make.
Those Kenny -- whether it's not what what are those gaps Bob what well first of all you don't go -- -- host country where there's been no indication of any.
Terrorist activity -- the securities that is not adequate and say it.
You just don't say listen I'm a lot of things you could say.
These are groundless and -- the headlines Andrea is that these are gaps.
How do you see that.
I don't see the league -- gaps at all to -- giving the queen an iPod of your own speeches like President Obama -- at a gas.
Do I see maybe an open Mike moment with the Russians as a gaffe a very serious -- that's a foreign policy gap.
Mitt Romney I -- -- doesn't have experience planning barbecues in Chicago like.
President Obama does but he has experienced planning.
And putting together the Olympics actually fixing the Olympics so his criticism was well taken -- -- -- -- say who is hold on -- certain point Israel.
Very important he made that comment about the culture because the Palestinians.
Are teaching their children G hot.
They are teaching them to hate so when he talks about a culture that's what he's talking about very relevant very on point and -- that President Obama would never.
Have you got -- that he was talking about economic development and sort of hard to do that when your border is sealed up but one of the biggest -- -- that Romney made we've all missed here.
Is when he left England without watching his -- source in the Jewish life.
I've ever heard them try it before -- they do it very American way.
He comes back home all this attention is gonna come back issue number one -- the -- well what should not now we -- to both the view that Wall Street is already batting a Mitt Romney winning and in 98 days from now.
Yes and you couple that with the Wall Street Journal poll that came out last week when when voters were asked who's better equipped improve the economy.
Governor Romney 43%.
Present Obama at 36%.
That's issue number available they should have the waters of Wall Street Journal and the business community -- republicanism shocking piece of political -- estimate.
I just I'm overwhelmed by and I'm gonna pick up the -- about what are gonna -- to investors going into the stock market and a bad idea there's a way journal over the past will.
The idea they suggest these spikes in the market have to do with Romney when in fact -- -- -- do with the European banks supporting the Greeks and -- people.
And did things like that it is just it is that we reach every Thursday -- -- his -- is just.
I don't like Obama and all they want Romney badly they don't know what they're -- for here they're very careful.
But I think it's easy some are arguing -- that this is a 2% accurate it is -- -- put that what you're baccarat what history.
But rather that what living -- aren't you can definitely get Bob -- not put Greece on my shoulders.
But I will say that spot was a betting man Emily -- call as bookie.
During commercial I just thought about you for the -- see exactly -- you're betting man Bob you know that where Wall Street goes and make big bats and they heads in this time the -- flawed and that Ronnie meaning.
There's a very this and it not only will he win.
But they would prefer him to win because this is better.
-- Wall Street I I take second to none and in my appreciation for our Wall Street tries to -- is way.
In the influence and they've done it very well on both sides now.
And I'm right now they believe Romney is the front runner Utley who's the front runner I don't think it's a program but it is now to both the VO OC at 5 -- very -- that you.
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