Romney Doing Media Rope-A-Dope
While President Obama has been answering questions and doing numerous interviews, Mitt Romney has been trying to run out the clock while playing it safe. As Jed notes:
Compare that with President Obama who in just the past two weeks has sat down for interviews with NBC’s Brian Williams, at least seven local news stations, and the Des Moines Register editorial board. The president also took a question from a White House reporter following his Hurricane Sandy statement and agreed to interviews with The Tonight Show’s Jay Leno, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart and MTV’s Sway Calloway. And keep in mind that President Obama did all that even though he doesn’t have the luxury of being able to make campaigning his full-time job.
Given the closeness of this race, you’d think Romney would take advantage of every opportunity available to him to get his message out, especially with President Obama making himself available. Instead, Romney’s running from the media. So here’s the question: What’s Mitt afraid of?