On Thursday’s “CBS This Morning”, correspondent Jan Crawford conducted an interview with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife about the presidential campaign.
Ann Romney pointed to an August 2011 memo reported on by Politico which named a Democratic strategist as having said that Obama “will have to kill Romney” in order to win the elections, which was some strong language in her opinion.
“Number one, they’re not correct,” she said. “And it makes you recognize that they are going to do everything they can to destroy Mitt. So you know, they’re trying to portray him in a light that’s completely wrong … it’s politics as Mitt said. Early on we heard what their strategy was. It was kill Romney. And you know that was their memo that came out from their campaign. It’s like not when I’m next to him, you better not.”
She went on to tout her husband’s candidacy as the antidote to these attacks.
“I feel like all he’s doing is saying ‘let’s kill this guy,’” she added. “I feel like that’s not really a very good campaign policy. I feel like Mitt’s got the answers to turn this country around. He’s the one that’s got to bring back hope for this country, which is what they ran on last time. But the truth is this is the one that has the hope for America.”