"I just don’t think that way. I don’t think it would matter one vote."
"Nomination acceptance speeches remain the best moment in the campaign season to mount a sustained argument that will be heard by millions of wavering voters. But it is telling that both Romney and Obama chose not to go in that artistic direction."
"A top campaign adviser would not say whether the word “Mormon” would make an appearance in the Republican nominee’s speech instead of the more general references to his “faith” and his “church” he prefers to use on the campaign trail and in interviews."
"We’ve never come into a convention where another campaign has spent a half a billion dollars plus the outside groups. I just think all bets are off about any kind of past performance being a predictor of the future."