A while back I wrote about the opacity of Romney’s views on monetary policy, so it’s worth circling back around given that he touched on the issue briefly in his interview on Meet the Press. Here’s the relevant portion of the transcript:
Republicans need not panic about recent grim national tracking polling numbers that have shown President Obama opening up a lead of three to five points, writes Romney pollster Neil Newhouse in a state-of-the-race memo sent out …
The title says it all.
The danger for the Romney campaign right now is the congealing conventional wisdom that the Republican emerged from Tampa and Charlotte meaningfully behind and facing some tough electoral college reality.
- Romney says he’d keep parts of Obamacare like the ban on insurance pricing based on pre-existing health. His campaign says he wouldn’t actually keep that part, but he hopes the market will produce the same result. Or maybe he would keep it?
- Ohio is ground zero for Obama’s economic message.
- He’s up 5 points or so there.
Democrats are reveling in the damage the GOP base has done to Mitt Romney’s chances to defeat President Obama in November. Between Todd Akin’s malapropist contribution to the political lexicon (“legitimate rape”) and Romney’s …