South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham admits his presidential poll numbers are pretty dismal, and says he has no one but himself to blame.
Appearing Wednesday on Fox News Channel's "Your World with Neil Cavuto,"
the host pointed out that during frightening times in the world with the Islamic State (ISIS) taking over Iraq and Syria and Iran developing nuclear weapons, the only two of 17 GOP candidates with military experience are Graham and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
"You guys are like in nowhere-land in the polls," Cavuto said. "Does that bug you in times of life and death and real military sensitive issues that you're like the invisible men?"
"I've got nobody to blame but me," Graham said. "If I don't do well, it will be my fault, it won't be Mr. Trump's fault."
Front-runner Donald Trump has mercilessly mocked Graham's low poll numbers,
including in his home state, and even released Graham's private cellphone number after Graham criticized Trump for saying his friend, Sen. John McCain, wasn't a war hero.
But Graham said he will do better in New Hampshire, where his campaign has spent heavily on ad buys.
He said he will make the case why he is the best candidate to lead America's military.
"But if I don't make that case, there's nobody to blame but me," he said. "But honest to God, I believe above all else that I would be a good commander in chief for the one percent who have been protecting us all."
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