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Well turning -- the campaign trail President Obama tonight offering a new reason why the economy isn't improving.
This at a Minneapolis fund raiser -- but now I believe that.
If we're successful in this election when we are successful in this election.
That the fever -- break because there's a tradition in the Republican party of war common sense then that.
Joining me now leading Republican strategist and Fox News political analyst Ed Rollins Ed it's great need -- -- my pleasure.
As the GOP.
Have a disease what do you make of -- out.
-- if -- even that he has he wants to raise taxes and obviously taxes in this bad economic time as about the worst thing you can do it it's always talked about and I think unfortunately.
You know he's he's had the democratic congress passed a big stimulus -- that didn't work -- -- a big health care bill would create a lot of uncertainty.
And I think to a certain extent the president is now being very politically is now -- six fund raisers.
He needs to be uninspiring the business community talking to the business community but I get people back to work this is.
You know these these unemployment numbers are just the devastating.
Before he headed off to these campaign events he did give a speech in Minneapolis Honeywell -- -- -- -- he seem to blame everybody.
For the dismal job situation.
In this country he blamed congress he blames Europe.
He blames the White House blob which actually points the finger at bush for a lack of job creation that's just not getting us anywhere.
Spending is anywhere at the end of the day the presence can be held responsible presence get too much.
-- sometimes -- too much -- but this particular case there has not been an economic plan -- move this country forward.
And he's had the bad economy he inherited a bad economy -- the day came in.
He's done have seen nothing to make it better than -- made it worse what are your thoughts on.
-- days job support and its impact on -- pulse.
Polls are always that is the state polls are about two or three weeks behind national polls.
The national polls are all -- even Gallup the last two months stumbles 20000 surveys.
As at 4646.
Today is the daily tracking Romney is up but so my sense -- two or three weeks you're gonna find these critical states start -- Changed around.
And Romney's very much in this race and these things -- gonna have a big impact.
Swing state polls taken clearly before.
Today's jobs report we've got Colorado Iowa and about a showing a significant improvement -- Mitt Romney can -- build on this momentum.
Sure those are all states we have to win you know we have to win back nine and he won last time they're traditionally Republican states.
This is a very competitive races race.
Is running out of time and away if he doesn't get some of these figures turned around here people I think it's all about politics and they won't basically given them credit that they may deserve.
The end of the day here at some very very close very tight.
It's given that we know especially from the exit with the economy is number one issue -- monitors line -- OK so be gay marriage discussion for a couple weeks ago we're still waiting for the Supreme Court decision on health care.
How all of these things in the health the health care is a different decision because obviously there's a lot of uncertainty that businesses are worried about.
It was second it cost me you know again and that and I -- -- settlement out.
So once the court makes a decision we can move forward acts in the court's gonna through -- -- have no reason to make my assumption except I know the judges.
I think they'll through this thing out because it is is unconstitutional.
Thinkable campaign strategy so far -- Some dirty by the Obama well I I I think -- you know they're they're strategy IBC -- to make Romney and unacceptable alternative they can't make themselves.
-- had a successful couple years -- because they haven't.
I don't think it's gonna work I think to a certain extent this president has to basically yeah somehow anonymously give them advice -- -- lots of people giving them good advice.
Is to somehow say that things are gonna get better I do have a formula Romney -- -- he has to -- the counter here's what here's -- that a Greek.
Jobs -- on make this economy work.
Romney's response today after the jobs report it is now clear to everyone at present Obama's policies have failed to achieve their goals and that the Obama economies crushing America's middle class.
That's a lot so far it initially we were surprised because it to the couple hours for that -- response to come out.
And in the last couple of days weeks even the Romney camp -- seem to be a little quiet especially in reaction to some of the Atlantic.
Things I think they're gonna date at the -- they're finding their game and then it was five months to go and they what they're good people he's a good candidate.
Can be very close election but he has to put up.
His economic plan -- created confidence does that I think he gets elected.
What did you fate of President Clinton last night interview with Harvey Weinstein I believe.
Romney's business career as sterling sterling business -- that's the quote.
Well it's a true statement because obviously a great success he was a very you know they've.
If you understand business wanna -- President Clinton and President Clinton is a is an honest man and I think he basically.
I think a lot of Democrats are not -- comfortable about going -- being of the business community -- being up capitalism.
They understand what it takes to make the economy move and that's capital being invested do business Ed Rollins pleasure my pleasure and equity to.