Steve Forbes made a stop at Wolfson Children's Hospital Monday evening before attending the annual Florida Forum.
We’re going to be doing better with the economy this year. But, we’re just subpar performance,” says Forbes.
The economy proved to be a talking point with the media in the lobby of the children’s hospital with the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. Forbes referenced the strengthening economy and the things that could try to tear it down, such as the issues in the Middle East and the debt crisis in Europe.
“But if we don’t have a blow up there, then this year will be ok for the economy, not great,” says Forbes.
Forbes, who campaigned in 1996 and 2000 for the Republican nomination for presidency had something to say about the amount of money currently being used by the candidates in their run for the White House.
“You have got to get the message out there and those Super PACs are the only reason why Gingrich and Santorum have a campaign. Otherwise, they would have not been able to counterpunch Mr. Romney,” says Forbes.
Forbes tells WOKV that he initially backed Rick Perry in the race. But since Perry dropped out, he is still looking for his candidate. He continued on to say that he is not backing anyone right now.
Forbes spoke later on that evening at the Florida Forum, an annual speaker series hosted by The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital.