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The Weekly Standard: Trust the people

by Lisa Mathias

The Weekly Standard’s latest edition features a piece by William Kristol in which he states that Mitt Romney must put forth solid plans for economic recovery and better governing, rather than just criticizing the missteps of the Obama administration. Kristol cites a recent Winston Group survey:

Republican strategist David Winston asked an interesting question in a recent survey of 1,000 registered voters: “In thinking more specifically about how the economy is doing, which comes closer to your view?” Twenty-six percent chose “The economy is getting better, and the rate of progress is acceptable.” Thirty-two percent agreed with “The economy is not getting better at all.” A plurality, 40 percent, chose “The economy is getting better, but the rate of progress is still unacceptable.”

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