By Christian Heinze - 03/19/12 02:14 PM EDT
Having said that, Rove echoed Barbour's comments about the GOP's strength relative to President Obama.
"Given the fact that the Republicans are cutting each other — it's an unpleasant picture to look at — the president ought to be, as Haley said, soaring in the polls, and he's not."
On Sunday, Barbour warned:
“I don’t think anybody in their right mind thinks that this way the primaries have played out has been good for the Republican chance."
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