The Washington Post reports Mitt Romney’s advisers are getting nervous after yet another bad week for their candidate.
“One prominent adviser told the candidate to sharpen his use of conservative code words and create “small pictures” — vivid imagery, in other words — to connect with voters. Another flew to Boston to say that Romney’s message is too businesslike and broad to capture the passion of angry Republican voters. Still others have gone on television and written opinion columns to hammer home what is becoming a common theme this year: that Romney has not been able to ignite a cause when the GOP is primed to become part of one.”
First Read: “So we’ve gone from advisers taking credit (in the New York Times) for his turnaround in Florida, to now criticizing him (in theWashington Post) after his defeats on Tuesday. Folks, that isn’t characteristic of a winning presidential campaign…”