WKYC (NBC – 11 pm ET b’cast):
- Stressed Romney’s Obama=Europe comparison.
- Local Ohioan called President’s term “a disaster.”
“There was so much anticipation for a better country and it’s all gone South.”
WOIO (CBS – 6:30 pm ET b’cast):
- Aired mostly economic-focused sound bites.
- Reporter labeled the rain-braving crowd “die-hard Romney fans.”
WEWS (ABC – 11 pm ET b’cast):
- In interview, Romney rebuked criticism his policies are derivative of Bush’s.
Romney: “The policies that I want in place have nothing to do with President Bush. They have everything to do with President Obama.”
WCMH (NBC – 11 pm b’cast):
- Romney invoked Greece during rally when talking about Obama’s economic policies.
- Reporter talked to pair of local business owners who said Mitt “may not have been our first choice, but he’s the only choice right now.”
WBNS (CBS – 6:30 pm ET b’cast):
- Romney revealed Michigan sports allegiance in sit-down.
- In one-on-one, Bay Stater told the reporter, “I’m going to win Ohio.”
Ohio News Network (9 pm ET b’cast):
- On the stump, GOP nominee-presumptive said POTUS does not deserve any credit for Ohio’s lower unemployment rate.
- Sound bites from rally-goers keyed on their unhappiness with the President.
Answer 1: “My enthusiasm is all about Romney and a change.”
Answer 2: “I’m somewhat on the fence and somewhat for Romney.”
Answer 3: “I dislike Obama very, very much.”