Can Romney count on Florida voters?
Sunshine swing state in focus
- Duration 3:50
- Date Aug 31, 2012
Sunshine swing state in focus
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Republican presidential nominee officially now.
-- Romney had the backing of key Floridians last night like senator Marco Rubio who -- the audience right next door.
These are tired and old big government ideas that have failed every time and everywhere they've been tried.
These -- ideas that people come to America to get away from.
These are ideas that threatened to make a more -- America more like the rest of the world instead of helping the rest of the world become more like America.
Now that the convention for the Republicans -- -- Mitt Romney count on for -- voters traders right now as Fox News contributor pizza night here.
-- what do you think.
I think it's in play I think I think Florida is looking great right now you know it's it's funny Steve for years politicians would always say that.
You know you can't touch the third rail -- can't talk about Medicaid and all -- Medicare and Florida because.
Senior brandy you'll think you're trying to push her down the -- absolutely I -- -- what.
The Romney Ryan ticket came out and talked with some straight talk with real math and real facts and our senior citizens are probably some of the -- to -- out there so.
They realize that there's a problem the system can't continue as is right and that's why I think there have attraction.
I felt like you know what.
Romney Ryan camp has.
In rolling out look if you're 55 or over this is not gonna touch yet.
Besides the for the United States took seven and sixteen billion out of the program you like -- -- in the program obamacare which you don't like.
Absolutely and and you know people under 55.
Or more likely to believe.
And Social Security or Medicare will be around for them so what's striking a -- a generational -- if you noticed with Paul -- speech.
You mention the word generation right about four or five times this is a my generation right vs baby boomers are gonna have the keynote a Bill Clinton cannot Charlotte next -- -- of this coming week trend it's it's it's a clash all right let's talk about.
How some of these swing states are are stacking up right now in Virginia.
In Virginia which shot and the chairman of the victory efforts we are trending up.
Winning with independents.
Doing very well with married women -- really co losing that quote unquote gender gap right and undecideds are breaking our way so we feel great about Virginia so -- what about Florida where we're sitting right now.
Flores were just discussed I think seniors understand that Washington's -- point one overall number for quite a period of time today like the straight talk in real -- -- -- Romney -- of course how many times have we heard.
As Ohio goes so goes the presidency Ohio the ultimate swing state and at this point.
What's not only Ohio.
But Michigan in Wisconsin are coming to play we called the Big Ten strategy.
Paul Ryan's addition to the ticket.
Really having achieved mid westerners who were can talk small town.
Small town issues.
It's -- -- -- Let's take a look at a poll that came out before the -- speech it's Reuters poll I do believe and it does show that Mitt Romney leading.
The president by two points ultimately last night what they wanted to accomplish was we've heard a million times the president he's so -- -- I saw Mitt Romney last night -- that was not only vulnerable but likable as well.
I think he did a great job showing his his inner self a little more than just CEO met.
They'll look -- an entrepreneur Steve.
And they have touched -- or become entrepreneurs around the country.
That we actually built our businesses not the government.
So that was a great human don't humanizing.
Mitt Romney I'm not sure pizza is always a pleasure thank you so much for joining us down here in Tampa thank you Steve -- have.