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Hampshire primary and -- look ahead to South Carolina and the general election.
We welcome back Ed Rawlins national campaign chairman for governor Mike Huckabee leading Republican strategist former Reagan White House political director.
For our governor Romney in New Hampshire.
Is -- a big went.
It went apps subsequent and I eat eat eat -- more votes than that McCain did at four years ago.
You know he basically -- everybody else.
Eight -- had double what what the next two candidates -- the second and third.
So there's no way you can't say it's not a big victory a lot of discussion of course about who was second Ron Paul funny 3%.
Who was third Jon Huntsman.
Then fourth and fifth into the night.
To what degree is an important second third fourth let's not it's you have second and -- a little bit you may get a delegate -- two.
But fourth fifth and six which is where the three conservatives were.
-- basically -- -- scoring a point.
But -- the 49 is the 49 vote victory for Gingrich overs and -- Is it may be a moral victory but it doesn't mean anything into the -- those three guys have got one more shot.
They don't come in first or second South Carolina -- back -- -- much chance.
Contender ahead and with this victory -- is it significant momentum.
Four Romney moving in to South Carolina.
I think it is a South Carolina is always tricky it's it's a tough state it certainly is a larger evangelical base there than -- -- Hampshire.
But he can when it just as McCain wanna just as bush won it.
It was a state set up by the -- Lee Atwater -- George W.
Bush HW bush in 1988 so a moderate.
Person can -- -- there that -- the build split the -- will be split the acceptability.
Of the candidate tested by Gallup recently reported today.
And which are Brit Hume.
Addressed -- earlier today a showing wrong dominate amongst liberals conservatives moderates.
I mean he is the most acceptable.
Candidate by a considerable margin well realistically there's only two people have real campaign and that's Ron Paul obviously triple as smoke from four years ago it.
It will stay into the -- -- -- delegates.
And and Romney Romney has a legitimate campaign he's raised money is good operatives not -- staying on his message.
The others are all of the place and none of them have the money the resources to go all the way.
There is one factor though -- about seven million dollars in television that has been bought either by the independent expenditure pacs or by the campaigns.
Pretty much all against Romney in South Carolina.
Seven million dollars and ten days is literally like a major.
And the super -- for Gingrich rolling out the banging.
It's movie film propaganda piece where -- -- college.
Despite the fact that nearly every.
Significant Republican -- that it's absurd it is it is it's -- it's -- it is absurd even today he basically said I think I went too far.
So now he's base -- and stop it really needs to stop at the end of the day there's lots of things that he can trying to make his case on.
Some issues himself that he ought to be running on.
But -- the end of the day to be anti business or perceived as anti business all you're basically doing is is getting in the Democrats great great fodder for fall.
This president weights three years to start talking about a outsource.
And when he does he he assembles a group of people who were represented unions.
In the case of the mayor of Atlanta.
I think what is this White House still.
It's -- White House is being driven totally by polls and policy political people.
You know whatever they seem to think they find in a -- at the start talking about there's no there's no the core of conviction is an anti business.
And I and I think whatever they trying to do to convince people they're gonna create jobs or second term is going to be differences -- it's -- -- Let's assume that the Gallup daily presidential tracking poll.
Art is close to real I wanna get your your impression as to whether or not you think this president is more or less favorable and it's reflected in.
That daily independent.
The -- -- -- Paul I think the country basically is looking for an alternative.
I think he has numbers that are very similar Jimmy Carter's numbers and 1979.
And I think at this point in time.
It is a viable Republican we can beat him.
There's not a viable Republican Republican gets damaged the course of this process.
And will be very tough much.
And thank you very much at Ross objects a shocking.