Steve Forbes Predicts Romney Win, GOP Senate

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 12:50 PM

By Sandy Fitzgerald

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Millionaire publisher Steve Forbes is predicting that Mitt Romney will win the presidency and Republicans will retake the majority in the Senate.
 
Forbes, who twice ran unsuccessfully for the Republican presidential nomination, not only shared his predictions for the 2012 election in interview with the Las Vegas Sun, but ventured a prediction that the city’s economy, which was hard hit by the recession, would come back strong.
 
“I see  Republicans doing well despite the tough contest,” Forbes said. “Mitt Romney will win, and President [Barack] Obama will once again discover the adage, ‘It’s the economy.’ Republicans will also win the Senate.”
 
Forbes, who endorsed Texas Gov. Rick Perry early on because he favored a flat tax, said Romney has “more substance today than when he took to the trail a year ago.”
 
But he said the Massachusetts governor “has to project substantive proposals with a Reagan-like air of upbeat optimism” in order to win.
 
Forbes, who was in Las Vegas for a speaking engagement at the University of Nevada, also said the mainstream media would be “sympathetic to President Obama” during the campaign. But he suggested there would be plenty of other ways for Romney to connect with voters.
 
“There’s a whole lively world in the blogosphere, and that’s not going to be captured in traditional surveys or news clips” Forbes told the Sun. “But a lot of people dialogue that way, and it will play an increasingly important role.”

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Send me more news as it happens.
 
 
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

US Officials '99% Certain' North Korea Behind Sony Cyberattack: Report

Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 20:51 PM

U.S. officials have determined with "99 percent certainty" that the North Korean government is behind the cyberattack on . . .

AMC MoviePass: Subscription Service Lets Viewers See Daily Movies

Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 20:29 PM

AMC Theaters has joined startup MoviePass on a pilot program that will offer a subscription service for in-theater movie . . .

Socialmatic Camera Prints Polaroids and Posts Them to Social Media

Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 19:53 PM

Polaroid will soon offer the Socialmatic camera, which both prints photos and posts them to social media. . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved