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The president today trying to create some momentum of his own.
He released a new version as manages to show you of a very old plan to create jobs in the second term.
Joining me now bestselling author Ed -- the best selling book is -- amateur it's been on the New York Times.
Best seller list for -- mirror 22 weeks breakfast you're good to be here.
What's more with the debate first your reaction to it.
A lot of people surprise that they're governor Romney didn't go after the president on been Ghazi.
A lot of people surprised that the president was so I should say.
You know my feeling is that.
We in the pundit talk precede the pundit business had been missing something that.
Finally we saw last night which is that Mitt Romney had a clear strategy going into these debates.
That he carried out this strategy and the strategy was like Ronald Reagan in 1982.
Somebody you could count -- dependable not hawkish not someone should be afraid of someone who is presidential.
And he started that way back in July and you've been carrying out its ever since I thought -- -- -- great jobless not.
Yeah it's interesting that -- and the governor has never seen and bellicose are hard and anyway he's been very firm.
By and an emphatic that he never has been threatening and anyway.
And I think that's one of the reasons don't you that he did so well -- that first poll of well.
He could blow the doors off fears that largest historic margin by.
The snap polls and -- and it was reflected in the real polls if you well you know I spoke to before it came on the show tonight.
I spoke to some people in the Romney campaign.
Inside the camp and they told me that back in August.
After a month of being demonized by the Obama campaign.
The eldest son -- and Enron that 42 years old businessman.
But an advisor who -- president when he was governor.
In 2008 when he ran for president and this time around he and some other top aides decided.
And do something about the guy who was then running Romney's campaign Stu Stevens -- -- Stevens had complete control over all aspects of the campaign.
Including advertiser you strategy you name it.
They decided that Stu Stevens.
Or emphasizing jobs.
And the economy at the expense of character.
And like ability and they and so jury in the -- convention in August.
They set him up to be a much more likable person.
And have been caring that I would ever since sue Stevens still with the campaign but in not nearly he's he's -- Overextended our guess that's right but that -- Is if she wants that do you think those a mistake for governor Romney not to go after the been Ghazi.
If there's such a mass of contradictions there's such.
They would have -- me if he had gone after the president personally I think it would have pleased a lot of other people.
But I think they made a very calculated decision.
The base and -- people who were eager to see the president ears pinned back on that issue.
They made the decision.
Be more presidential.
Talk about peace and don't get into the weeds overbearing gods -- We'll start to -- distribute some real empirical evidence as to whether or not that did workers these.
Are -- holds Maria Rasmussen however reports tracking poll and the Gallup daily tracking polls start to kick him as well as -- -- the battleground.
In individual states the last and we talked.
You and said that -- as secretary of state Clinton who would just take responsibility.
She got trumped almost the next day by by the president taking responsibility.
In that in the debate.
We're this year I mean a foreign policy debate his secretary of state nowhere in sight.
What's going on.
She wasn't mention the chief of staff wasn't mentioned the national security advisor wasn't mentioned nobody who had their fingers on thing -- mentioned.
I think there's.
Behind the scenes there's a terrific battle going on between the clintons and the Obama it's about -- is gonna take -- responsibility for this.
Bill Clinton does not want to see his wife scapegoated.
And talk tarnished because he intends to run her in 2016.
As the democratic nominee.
I think she has told I know with the matter fact that she's told her legal team that she -- cable traffic.
-- and she was on the case that she knew that there was going to be a -- with security problem being godly and did something about it.
At trial are gonna talk we're actually --
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