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While all eyes are on Tampa turns out the man to watch isn't even there yet.
Mitt Romney putting the finishing touches on his convention speech at his home in the state of Massachusetts.
But will the speech -- enough to sway undecided voters let's -- -- -- geo director of communication for American crossroads Jonathan great to see you there on the floor.
Looks like you're getting your reaction to start soon.
Isn't yes a make or break week for Mitt Romney.
You know really is because with so many voters independents Republicans and Democrats with so many people know Mitt Romney -- the ads that they've seen on television.
That have been run by the Obama campaign by the Obama super pac that depict him in a very negative light and also the coverage that has come from the news media so this is really the first opportunity for governor Romney to present himself and on -- way.
To all these people that have never seen that I think a presents a great opportunity for him to show his plan for the country -- -- -- looking like it.
Well what is it that you think the central message of this campaign -- at least this convention.
Well we've seen in our research is that editor at American crossroads.
Is that independent voters are ready to give President Obama pink -- the ready to -- to hire somebody else.
-- what they're not sure about Romney's whether or not he's the guy that has the plan to turn around.
So if he's able to go in there and convince all these people in the middle that he has a plan to turn the economy around.
I would expect to see a very large -- moving into the next week and into the Democratic Convention Charlotte.
Well you know another big name that people -- mentioning Chris Christie.
He's been talking about what he's gonna talk about on the floor of the convention hall here's what he had to say.
I told the staff keep you busy -- -- from 1030 Tuesday night.
-- every time you know what's gonna have a -- -- that I -- by 1030 Tuesday night.
They're basically you're -- because as you keep -- on the treadmill all dates -- as Wear me out.
She would get lower the red energy level just a little bit.
Well what can we expect from Chris cresting.
Chris Christie's -- I mean he's a beloved figure in the Republican Party conservatives love -- because he really stood up.
To the teachers unions in the public unions in New Jersey to to balance the budget there so he's really gonna present I think the problem.
That Obama has has gotten America into use -- hold this debt.
That that's really unsustainable and he's gonna basically show folks that Mitt Romney is the answer to that that he's the answer that's gonna.
Put it put us back on a fiscal footing that there will strengthen America the Paul Ryan -- prosperity he can lay that out I think in a very very charismatic and we can really connect with voters in a way that that a lot of people can't what do you think that Jersey style goes over with -- -- Now with everybody now with everybody but it certainly goes over with a lot of people who -- -- hear straight talk and in Washington DC so politically correct there's so many things he can't say they Chris Christie really just kind of takes that.
And turns it on its head you know so I think -- -- would be refreshing to a lot of people a lot of it.
Mainstream media are just gonna all of my got together -- they're gonna cringe -- what he says but I think a lot of people in the middle really gonna like.
I have to ask you about this new documentary that -- 2016 Obama's America.
It's getting a lot of coverage.
-- want to show you part of it now.
The pain I felt was my father's pain my questions were my Brothers -- They're struggle it's my -- Obama has a dream -- dream from his father.
Dead -- sins of colonialism in recent Wright.
-- -- This course is -- documentary is breaking records I just read that it's the number one documentary now astonishing.
Are people talking about it in Tampa.
I yet there there is some talk about today one of the guys -- actually down on the airplane with it was very very excited -- -- at -- my mother has that has seen it she loved it.
I think there's a real thirst -- real hunger among a lot of people on on what what is what is more information about.
Barack Obama to maybe the mainstream media haven't been telling us about him.
You know I mean he he came into office is this uniter and and and very very quickly things deteriorated he wasn't the type of united and everybody thought and I think of this documentary probably just gonna.
Shows -- united.
In light Zell a lot of people about about that.
Well it's going to be interesting to see ultimately how it doesn't just it's just brands -- -- nail Jonathan thanks for coming on tonight at the pleasure to see I hope -- come back later in the week.
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