Last week, the Wall Street Journal editorial board directed some harsh criticism at presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney for his campaign’s lack of direction and miscommunications on the policy front. New York Times columnist David Brooks has some advice for Romney: Lay your cards out on the table, and do it fast.
On Friday’s “NewsHour” on PBS, Brooks said the Romney campaign suffered not from a lack of direction, but instead gun-shyness and a desire to avoid criticism.
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“If I were Romney, I would probably err on the side of, ‘I am going to say something unpopular, but this is what I believe,’” Brooks said. “I think his primary challenge right now is to show the country that he actually believes in stuff, [and that] he’s consistent.”
Read more at The Daily Caller. By Jeff Poor.
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