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On the election and that is looming here is we have new poll numbers and this is the Wall Street Journal NBC poll finds President Obama does have a six point lead over.
A Mitt Romney at this point but when it comes to good ideas for improving the economy it's Romney who holds a six point lead over.
The president so here to talk about that radio talk show host.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- President is not really in the best position now that six point lead notwithstanding overall because this election I would -- someone -- -- -- tell -- does come -- the economy of.
Course the economy is gonna be the central issue for every single American and obviously for both of the candidates what's interesting in these polling numbers is.
That it looks -- Barack Obama has an advantage in terms of like ability a lot of -- -- like him may not like his policies and certainly disapprove of his handling over the economy but they like him.
Essential issue for Mitt Romney is -- -- be look.
Like ability is great and it's nice when a president has that going for him -- -- -- doesn't necessarily make for a strong presidency.
-- got big advantages on the handling of the economy's on that Wall Street Journal poll.
It was also quinnipiac poll released yesterday that shows Mitt Romney with a commanding eighteen point lead.
On issues like jobs economic growth and gas prices since that will be the central issue -- -- I think that the president really does have some worrying to be had here because.
Romney this is his strong suit coming out of Bain Capital coming out of the private sector he knows how to create jobs.
That's the thing he's gonna be pounding to kingdom come and Obama's gonna have a tough time overcoming that.
Right because for an incumbent again to make that point.
It you'd you'd rather be in a better position if -- the president -- the one that these numbers to reflect but that's said when they -- the way they ask those like ability questions was do you care more about political average people.
That was one way and are you looking out for the middle class and on those issues the president is still way ahead.
Of of Mitt Romney or at least comfortably ahead so that's the camp got it right again heading there was here yesterday comparing it to FDR in nineteen you know in the midst of depression saying.
That's he's gonna go out run that type of the camp.
Yeah it's a populist campaign and this is what he's done it throughout.
But the reality is maybe this is something that -- Romney wants to focus on in his campaign is that while Barack Obama goes -- says I'm championing the middle class.
All of his policies are actually aimed at undermining and it's not a flat destroy the middle class whether it's high gas prices whether -- the tax rates that are gonna go what not just for that the highest.
But you're gonna see tax rates climb for everybody in America including the middle class especially if Obama -- I'm glad to stand.
But -- Romney not to mention inflation by the way that's another real -- down the line topic at least those robbing the -- does Romney have -- like ability problem.
Or is it just that people because people should Elin and me -- four years ago we've been watching this campaign for ever in the primary.
-- you have to overcome some of that to get realistically to get reelected even though it looks pretty good on that.
Can you first for any presidential candidate is not to try to be something -- not and we -- seem presidential candidates in the past like George H.
Who wasn't patrician kind of guy coming out of Connecticut so -- Trying to eat pork rinds and beef jerky in a drugstore -- fed doesn't work.
So for Mitt Romney -- going to be something you're not he is a very formal guide.
Talk to the American people about the issues that matter most -- them where he is does have this incredible strong suit on economic issues.
You probably not gonna beat Barack Obama in terms of like ability who you -- have a beer with but I think that the crises in this country are so deep.
And the problems are so great Connell that Hitler like you know what I don't want to have a beer with president anymore.
I want somebody who is actually gonna six.
But it economic comes down to the job does it come down to simplest -- -- the if the job situation we're gonna talk about this and all the details of its interest in a second if jobs.
Through forever now not forever but for the last few months -- narrative has been things are slowly getting better if that changes than Romney once.
Yeah I mean I think there are three critically important elements for any presidential candidate -- certainly an incumbent and that is what is see unemployment rate where gas prices and what's economic growth.
And it all three of those areas Barack Obama has huge challenges in front of and gas prices unemployment still incredibly high -- even if it starts to improve a bit.
Which is questionable.
I'm not sure I think there are some indelible impressions of this president that -- -- -- -- made.
That Obama will find very difficult to overcome by sub Monica Crowley let's draw the radio this weekend or to -- and thanks for coming in today that.
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