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So this new poll out from the -- shows nearly 53% of Americans believe president Obama's taken the wrong actions.
The US economy Brad Blake minutes of former deputy assistant to president George W.
Bush she's here in our studio in new York and Christie -- -- -- democratic political strategist president of new heights communications she's in our studio.
In Washington DC so it's good to have both of you your old job -- Brad was fourth on the list of those to blame the president.
Was first the current president congress Wall Street and then president George.
W bush sold at your reaction to that the -- at one of the start with you.
It's not great -- right for the president's reelection that he's -- -- top of of a list like that haven't how should you react to it.
Well and that the truth is is that.
There's no question that the economy will be decisive in the elections this fall but if you look at what's happening in the key swing states and among centrist voters that is those voters who really decide right in the fox.
Actually paints a very different picture.
So -- -- that you just mentioned -- are actually saying that they blame Republicans in congress not the president.
For what's happening on the economy -- they actually believe that the president has taken.
The right action on the economy.
And then if you look at what's happening in key swing states right we'll see that most of those actually have an unemployment rate that's lower than the national average.
And in the few where the unemployment rate is actually higher than the national average the trend line is really going in the right place it's coming down -- -- -- Two full percentage points in the last year alone.
Let me ask -- about that because I saw that you're right about the the -- so called centrist in this polled its -- the president -- little more.
What -- say those -- the guys that decide the election writer and Ulster democratic used one of the three d.s of their strategy distort Romney's record.
Distract from their own and divide the American people class warfare.
Democrats have been doing it for generations but for three panel -- three polls that matter most right.
The majority of Americans regardless of party affiliation believe America's headed on the wrong track.
Majority of Americans believe that they that this president is to blame they're not better all right.
He today than they were four -- Tony -- they don't blame your old boss number one.
So the ideas that they do blame this president they start to choose the other guy right to choose -- -- to be against Romney but Romney's got -- Have they have -- offense now right now prosperity of good policy and patriotism what was the worst ball roll quick you're -- -- -- -- is that most Americans now believe.
That this president has has changed our country for the worst -- at that poll has never shown up in recent history so now when you take into account right track wrong track.
Are you better are you better outright either country has been change for the worse this president.
Has a record now the F defense still it's neck and neck and between both these guys what -- say Christie.
I think it doesn't already got two very different visions for the economy -- the president has been very clear.
In every action that he's taken an office that he believes the middle class needs to succeed for our economy to turn around.
That's why as part of the Recovery Act.
He instituted the largest middle class tax cut in history and it -- and his jobs plan for -- there.
Government big part of -- so that's the -- to -- if you believe in more government to do what President Obama if you believe.
In less government I guess it's it's Mitt Romney and and that's immersive.
Ronnie bag you know back in the -- -- in of the -- and the 1%.
Who believes that we should actually give more money to -- well -- CEO at a minimum and investors rather then actually to people who are.
Being laid off in that companies that he worked for.
Are we gotta go quick last word -- there is no bush to blame your poll suggested and the worst news today.
Is the fact that more Americans today living in poverty -- -- -- didn't -- -- years they've rate has gone up Brad and Christie thanks to both you.