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Let's let's have -- -- -- mean what do you mean there was contrast.
I think there are a number of areas in which there wasn't enough contrast and I think.
If you if you look at the way that Mitt Romney to pick one issue talked about taxes he was apologetic about tax cuts.
The Obama campaign very effectively -- Mitt Romney look like he was going to raise taxes on the middle class that was the cry.
Based on this one study from the Brookings Institution for weeks and weeks and weeks any time the Republican candidate is viewed as the tax hiker.
That's a problem for the Republican message and then when that when Mitt Romney had to defend his position.
In the debates he went way out of his way to say if you're wealthy at all you're not getting any tax cuts and it was a very defensive argument.
On sort of a fundamental issue about -- rather than pointing out if I can just briefly rather than pointing out the President Obama.
Head twice argued it public that raising taxes in an economic -- term.
Would doom the economy the president of the United States senate and then he ran on that proposal.
-- I'm Richard things that seem really peculiar to me and I love and won't for more -- -- and respondents want is I heard a lot of -- come about the -- part the Tea Party did not exist in this election it was a non factor.
-- Why in the world would there be so much concern in the Republican Party about the about the Tea Party and secondly why was there such -- an idea that.
Are you better off today than four years ago and you -- 2008.
Is that a year that's if that's the baseline and it was a lousy year.
In point of fact the answer the question is just about everybody is better off that at that point in 2008 when -- what do you make a report.
I your immediate question is yes we were better off -- the -- of being in the hall and President Clinton explained.
The argument is that we were climbing out of the hall and by the time Election Day just to several days ago Lou.
The percentage of people who saw the country going in the right direction -- the economy improving with higher and it's been in the last four years.
Remember Ronald Reagan when he was reelected in two and nineteen.
Given my I don't have a time for the history -- part -- I have -- same -- -- there was Reagan -- Stephen Hayes hi this is.
Why did he call.
When he mentioned his old boss president -- why didn't need call first.
-- governor Chris Christie who gave him the photo op and warnings have -- a big hard it was persuasive.
To just about 15% of the voters should not have been -- first call.
Well I didn't want to rub rub it -- -- in for for Governor Christie is facing a lot of questions like those.
Going back a -- and I don't questions -- -- a man.
And did this president being gilded.
Photo that was embedded in our minds of 15% of the vote -- look I look I I agree TI said that before the start I said it was gonna happen -- -- -- -- we saw those pictures I thought that was going to be a big factor and it turns out an exit polls and -- wasn't a factor -- doesn't turn out I I don't think it ends up.
Deciding the election I think there were lots of other things that ended up deciding -- but there's no question that having Chris Christie give President Obama that.
Figurative and literal embrace on the national stage a week before the election when he was the keynote speaker.
At the Republican Convention wasn't helped to the president.
Candidate -- -- and I know you're at a time when we -- Obama was right on the issues according to the Paul you have Paul's supported his position on the issues.
-- -- -- we're gonna take note of two things one.
That your candidate did win and and and we understand that and true you're former boss played a big part in his role but.
I I think Stephen Hayes and I both would agree that the Governor Christie probably should get a -- at least say there should have been.
A conference call with the ball -- fair deal -- at some point at some point guys got to get some -- I thank you very much David thank you --
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