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Turning out of the Tea Party Republican debate taking place tonight the latest CNN ORC international poll.
As governor Rick Perry leading the candidates 30% of those surveyed saying they would support governor Perry.
Governor Mitt Romney in second 18%.
Favorite Michelle Bachmann way down in numbers only 4% of those polls -- they would supporter.
And here announced talk about them congresswoman might need to elevators standings and what we can expect.
-- in tonight's debate is Ed Rollins campaign advisor for Michelle Bachmann until.
Just recently you know leading that effort thanks for being here at a pleasure let's start with why you departed the campaign.
Michelle -- -- 68 years old.
Basically put a campaign together for we won the straw poll.
It is very important I just couldn't work the 1214 hour days of being perfectly honest.
I thought this is a good time to make the break room mainly kind of a debate period five months before we actually cast votes in Iowa.
And there's a good team team that I built -- -- -- so I just didn't have the stamina to compare how how concerned should.
Congresswoman Bachmann and her stamp be that they -- these numbers we're she's effectively import port I think it's very serious I think to a certain extent she's a tremendous campaign here.
And she's a great retail campaign about unfortunate when you drop like she has is harder to raise money to build -- resource is to attract the people.
She has to go do very well on these debates and she has to go live in Iowa.
For the next several months and basically when that caucus she does when my caucus in this moment of chancellor is -- Is it a misconception on my part to look after and C governor Perry already dominating at the front runner.
For Mitt Romney had been and before congresswoman Bachmann is the straw poll winner.
And at the same time Governor Sarah Palin.
Hanging ominously in the in the undecided atmosphere around all of this are those her -- chief political problem.
Well I think that I think inserted -- an awful lot of open went Perry jumped in.
A lot of Tea Party conservatives had a place to go.
I think to a certain extent.
None of the polls matter and we forget now that Rudy Giuliani was lead in all fifty states.
Fred Thompson was second a lot happens between now and when voters actually cast a ballot.
But certainly she has gotten to the forefront and come back again she now to give back to the forefront -- for to do that.
Is really through Iowa and through the debates she's a good debater she's -- have a good debate tonight Fox's a big debate next week's gonna do well both those.
Heard and her strategy.
One would presume is to go after the front runner none other than governor Perry.
Who's I guess one could argue but He sure constituent she has to take votes away from him He obviously took votes away from her when He jumped in this race so that's that's.
The base that she has to go after and certainly both in Iowa South Carolina which are two key states for both of them.
I she's gotta go take those voters back Romney and Paul.
There -- challenges Paul Paul has is own base and that base is never gonna go away he's he's you know it's 910% it's going to be there from now until the end of and about a what happens to him He has He has a very significant ability to raise resources and and -- will only debates for his constituent he's not going to be the nominee.
I really think at this point in time I Romney's been the big loser He had sort of the front runner status.
He sort eroded as the front runner status which is never a good place to be -- sports or politics He now has to go back and show.
Real distance between him and and very I thought it a good debate last week got a three Reagan library we'll see -- Newt Gingrich.
He's the smartest guy in the game I mean He has been around forever and obviously if you listen to him.
Is -- -- a new idea candidate but he's not gonna go beyond that -- -- a very important role the problem is these debates is that the media doesn't pay any attention to you.
Don't ask you questions and you know move forward.
And Governor Palin -- -- -- does she not.
You know my sense is if she gets in she's gonna basically find the same thing that.
-- that it's hard to put a campaign together and you know you're sitting on the outside you can make all kinds of statements -- all kinds of pension.
I'm only getting you got to compete with everybody else I don't think she ends up doing it if she does -- welcome -- the -- -- You just heard Brit Hume.
Analyze -- the president's jobs bill not -- and optimistic or Rosie our outlook for this yeah this plan.
Your thoughts -- dead on -- -- it would have to Republicans would have said dead on arrival many Democrats would too.
But we're supposed to be an -- of cooperation house you don't you don't say that but it's there's nothing in there that's -- nothing in the does that stimulate the economy.
We need a major tax overhaul that's gonna take a year probably to do.
We need to basically get people back to work we need to do a lot of things that is not in this bill.
And not in this bill perhaps could not -- not -- in any bill because of programmatic response probably is not going to be the answer respectively.
Who -- the victory is in 2012.
41% in the last -- Approval ratings monthly approval ratings.
This president what is is He in significant trouble and is there -- sure way forward.
Wouldn't -- -- -- were under one of I don't think the same way He can improve that I think the I think those numbers are getting harder and harder I think to a certain extent.
At the end of the day this economy's not gonna come -- back like.
Because it is economic plans we're not like Reagan's basically bought the economy back so my sense is that live with this and I think -- number's going to be terrible through.
Well those terrible numbers you just saw with the daily president -- was from Gallup 42% approval.
49% disapproval thing within about a 4% range.
As is Ed Rollins just said.
And the numbers -- -- -- -- and not in his -- and Rollins great to see you my pleasure nice to be back next.