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Pennsylvania went to the Democrats in 2004 but this year it could be up for grabs ten Barack Obama get those elusive working class voters to come out form.
That's got to Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell.
Governor Rendell I I hope I'm not doing something out of school -- we were just looking at the pictures.
Obama last night in the Greek columns that you said they looked.
They would you know.
We we want to get away from this idea that.
It's a celebrity or something special and we want I want at least I don't speak for the campaign.
I'd love to see Barack one on one with the American people he's so good like he was when I was talking to his wife.
Which he spoke Monday night like he was when he came up on the stage that surprise visit.
He's institute great personality.
He's he really can actually people it's hard to connect when you're behind become you know if it's sort of creates a little stationary distance.
And what he just didn't get those blue collar workers.
She's got a first.
Delineate the differences between McCain economic plan his economic plan and their lives.
For instance he's got to make it clear that his plans to cut your taxes much more than thing.
And that's the truth that's -- fact.
But he's going to do he's going to carve out all these differences in -- way where he connects Reid shows that he feels their pain.
I'm I'm gonna tell about connecting because the other day.
You compared Barack Obama attack Adlai Stevenson the Democrat who lost at the Dwight Eisenhower twice in the fifties music because he's long intellectual answers.
That are hard to relate to.
I said that they were terrific smart intelligent answers look at -- -- to me was the greatest.
Democrat in my life but it lost twice to drive Eisenhower well right hoses -- not -- -- -- I didn't ask you don't want them.
I don't like any Democrat wants to be compared data and stayed well in terms in elected in terms of perception and insights I.
I think it's great comparison but Barack is -- Adlai Stevenson had placed -- could never.
-- Susan used to say the difference between me.
And someone else's that it -- -- -- -- animosities -- -- has spoken with Saddam Willey spoke with a monster he's finished and we went so let's move.
We're -- get us to say let's move but it's important in American politics today people want to feel a connection.
George Bush won in 2000.
-- people felt more comfortable with them and Al -- most Americans rose more confident and -- surely was but George Bush made that connect.
But let me -- I don't know if you watched any of the saddleback of that with pastor Rick Warren a couple of weeks ago -- maybe this -- why you made the comparison because Obama -- give long intellectual.
Very intelligent but but kind of convoluted answers and McCain was sharpened Iraq seemed to me if that's the way that friends is the first debate flight out McCain wins.
Well first -- of another thing Barack doesn't pander.
He doesn't give solid sound bites you doesn't give something that somebody told sometimes is entering its not a bad and I understand but he doesn't pander because he really cares about.
What he's talking about.
I believe Barack Obama's going to turn it into starting tonight a terrific candidate.
I think you're going to see someone starts connecting with the American voters I think we've got to put him in the right environment.
If you were up to me in Pennsylvania I don't want to see any of the big 30000.
Person rallies I want to -- -- and it came with 400 people who were undecided.
And let him answer questions.
And he answers questions this personally its intelligence burns brightly his hearing is right there.
And his sense of humor is right there he's got a good self deprecating sense of humor.
The charm people who win them over including those blue collar Pennsylvania he loves sports she's a great basketball player.
-- there's so much he's got to offer in that connection.
You've got to put them in the right environment get off the pedestal.
Yes it up about a supposed people want to feel comfortable they want the American president to be just like them but smart.
Now I was tweaking you the other day on the convention floors of Pennsylvania -- must win state it's five points as advisers so close he said Ivan started campaigning their act act act act.
We'll bring -- key is Barack really doesn't -- -- -- campaign there -- since he became nanny was there for a month and before the primary.
We have it is against that happening.
And it does leave those pictures let's see Ed Rendell sites.
McCain John McCain has been in Pennsylvania ten times since it was a presumptive nominate.
-- because -- they went abroad did certain things it's only been there twice when the people of Pennsylvania get exposed to him in the right setting.
I think Pennsylvania's not going to wind up being close so that kind of -- From early this week seven points I don't believe that we're seven points up yet I think we're -- Good solid how many points and Ed Rendell provided -- -- Oh only if they -- the -- -- ever do this week have much ridiculous that it.
But but now the guys -- -- my points in Pennsylvania.
The show but.
In the eastern half of the state.
Joe Biden and people loved Joe Biden and south east that Pennsylvania around Philadelphia.
We've been watching them on TV for 35 years in the northeast he's the hometown guy he came to our delegation breakfast today the people -- they.
These Graham was when it -- has been in the US senate.
36 years he's mister senator now suddenly he's going to be the scrappy kid from Scranton.
Well sure because that's what that's that that's who it is the great thing about Joe Biden is he's never become a fancy senator.
-- is great greatest constituency is prince.
The guys who worked for Amtrak guys -- fellows so -- the guys who take tickets they loved Joe Biden I know because.
They talk to me about they loved you but he is a regular guy he's gonna resonate well but in the end.
It's Barack who's going to win Pennsylvania and he's going to win it because he's smart and fun and charming and he's gonna start can.
And so you governor Ed Rendell -- it is always a pleasure back in and they got me in trouble ahead.
You know you get to solve their problems and I are here.
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