Mitt Romney’s son on Obama: ‘I think he is great’

Alex Pappas Political Reporter
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Mitt Romney’s son Matt uttered five words about President Obama while campaigning in Hawaii that you wouldn’t expect from the son of the leading Republican presidential candidate: “I think he is great.”

The younger Romney made the comments in an interview with Hawaii television station KITV4 while campaigning for his dad in the Aloha State, which is holding its election contests Tuesday. (RELATED: Full coverage of the Romney campaign)

Matt Romney will likely tell his dad that he was making a larger point about how Mitt would be a better president.

“I’m not here to talk about President Obama,” Matt said in the television interview. “I think he is great. I’m here to talk about my dad and what he would bring to the country.”

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