Republican Mitt Romney is being hit with criticism in his own party over the tone and direction of the election campaign with a narrowing window of time to regroup. By Lisa Lerer and Julie Hirschfeld Davis - Sep 20, 2012 10:39 AM ET Even as Romney tried to transform his latest stumble into an attack on President Barack Obama, a series of national polls showed the incumbent's lead growing, leaving some Republicans anxious about his prospects, uncomfortable with the management of his campaign and impatient for him to turn the contest around. âHeâs had two narratives over the last week and a half: one that says, âIs he compassionate?â; the other that says, âIs he competent?â,â Matthew Dowd, a Bloomberg analyst and former strategist for President George W. Bush, said on Bloomberg Television. âBoth of those have created this opportunity for the president to reinforce a lead that he was already gaining http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-...amid-republican-criticism-after-stumbles.html Everywhere I am reading, the media has gone all out in a frenzied werewolf style attack mode on Romney. No more talk about Obama's economy, it's just relentless whack-a-Romney.