Swing state economies are improving, the Republican Governors want to publicize it but Romney doesn’t really want them to talk about it:
The development is perhaps one of the clearest examples of the messaging predicament the Romney campaign finds itself in. For the Republican presidential nominee, the election is largely a referendum on President Obama’s handling of jobs and the economy. And with last month’s weak jobs report, he appeared to have a winning message. Yet when you ask Republican governors how things are going, especially in swing states, the economic picture starts to brighten considerably
source: Romney Campaign Reportedly Asked Florida Governor To Downplay Job Growth | TPMDC.
These Governors are not just trumping the rationale behind a line of attack (like the Democratic Bain defenders tried to do) they’re usurping the rationale behind the core message of the Romney Campaign.