Super Tuesday: Barbara Bush Criticizes Campaign

Republicans concerned negative tone of primary will hurt them in November.
3:16 | 03/05/12

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Across this country your voice your vote the Super Tuesday showdown about to arrive ten states vote tomorrow the biggest prize. Ohio where a new poll shows. Mitt Romney has surged to 34%. Over 31%. For Rick Santorum. And it happened at warp speed a ten point swing toward Romney in just one week. Signaling that tomorrow could be that decisive day he has dreamed about but how does the tone of the Republican primary. Irreparably hurt the party this fall ABC's David -- and Zanesville Ohio tonight David. -- as you know the stakes could not be higher on Super Tuesday eve here and you mentioned the tone of this campaign. Today we heard from two Republican women former First Lady Barbara Bush very honest about what she has seen this campaign so far and then late today -- -- herself. Talking about her family's -- Today -- -- rare and candid moment -- Bobby's wife and was asked about their money through well. Whether -- -- it makes them less able to relate to average Americans. It comes after a slew of moments her husband mentioning her two cadillacs. Bobbie speaking of his friends who -- NASCAR teams today we heard how she. -- and you buy expensive Romney family in general. Is oblivious -- your wealth to the everyday concerns of average -- like gasoline prices analysts that's so interesting because. The one thing this disease has been for me has been a wonderful teacher. Mrs. Romney speaking -- battles with MS and breast cancer saying it's -- -- greater compassion for others going on to describe her wealth this way. I don't even consider myself -- which is an interesting thing I. I I it's it's can be here today and gone tomorrow how I measure riches is by the friends I have in the loved ones I have and the people that I care about my life. And -- words come -- a date when we heard from another famous Republican wife former First Lady Barbara Bush. In Texas today speaking at a forum she was asked about the political climate in this country. She answered with a blunt assessment of what she seen -- Washington. And on the campaign trail itself. This then. I think the worst campaign I've ever seen in my life. I just hate -- I hate the fact that people think compromise -- a dirty word. Barbara Bush is sobering words come just days after agreeing to help Mitt Romney but recorded a phone call to voters. -- Barbara Bush tonight new evidence of the Wear and tear. What new poll showing 40% of adults -- the GOP contest has given them a less favorable view of the party. And when it comes at the front what are Mitt Romney but dropped just 28% polled say they now have a favorable view of him. That number even lower among those crucial independence. Tonight the Romney team not concerned but those numbers right there at least not for now a top advisor telling me today Diane. That the numbers they're seeing internally here in Iowa. They're very encouraged by and Rick Santorum late today telling Jon Karl that despite what ever happens here in Ohio tomorrow he moves on Newt Gingrich saying the same thing Diane. And what -- Barbara Bush save -- bar you can always count on her to say what she thinks and Georgia and and the powerhouse political team including David Muir we'll have full coverage tomorrow night. As the results streamed in and we hope you'll be joining us right here at ABC.

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