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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney talks to an aide on his campaign plane while en-route to Las Vegas, Nevada September 21, 2012. &nbsp; REUTERS/Brian Snyder &nbsp; &nbsp;(UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
Apparently Mitt Romney thinks he should be seen but not heard.
It's been nearly three weeks since Mitt Romney's last interview (if you count sitting down with Newsmax to be an interview) and it's been more than a month since he last answered a question from his traveling press pool.

Compare that with President Obama who in just the past two weeks has sat down for interviews with NBC's Brian Williams, at least seven local news stations, and the Des Moines Register editorial board. The president also took a question from a White House reporter following his Hurricane Sandy statement and agreed to interviews with The Tonight Show's Jay Leno, The Daily Show's Jon Stewart and MTV's Sway Calloway. And keep in mind that President Obama did all that even though he doesn't have the luxury of being able to make campaigning his full-time job.

Given the closeness of this race, you'd think Romney would take advantage of every opportunity available to him to get his message out, especially with President Obama making himself available. Instead, Romney's running from the media. So here's the question: What's Mitt afraid of?

Please chip in to help President Obama finish strong.

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Originally posted to The Jed Report on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 09:02 AM PDT.

Also republished by Daily Kos.

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