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Bad Newt: Cut Megan Kelly’s On-air Time To Discuss his GA win and the GOP Presidential Primary
March 7, 2012 | vanity

Posted on 03/07/2012 2:37:36 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

Bad Newt - Used 30 Minutes of Megan Kelly’s On-air Time To Discuss his GA win and the GOP Primary.

Consensus of the Fox panel: “Good grief!! Newt took 30 minutes to make his points!!!” (30 minutes of not talking about Mitt’s Super Tuesday).

And what was up with Fox News not running the GA vote totals on the ticker strip?

Sarah Palin disclosed to Neil Cavuto that she voted for “the cheerful one.” (Newt)

Newt Gingrich picked up 69 additional delegates. His total to date 102 delegates. (By my count, he had 33 going into Super Tuesday and picked up 46 in GA, 2 in ND, 13 in OK and 8 in TN)

Larry Sabato’s pronouncement early in the evening that the VA GOP Primary ballot was rigged to help Romney, shockingly was given air time. A two-man field gave Mitt the majority win and 43 delegates.

Speaking of “Mitt helping” (going by the GOP’s own rules) the FL delegates should not have been winner take all, but rather proportional since the FL GOP moved their primary before March 1 (They were docked 30 delegates which I’m sure they hope the GOP will forgive and return to Mitt but they refused to adhere to the March 1 = proportional delegates. This would have given Newt many more delegates.) Word is this issue will be resolved at the convention.

Near the close of Fox’s coverage, it was very petty (but becoming his closing signature zinger) of Brit Hume to read a David Axelrod tweet saying that Mitt had just eked out a win in Ohio (Brit announced that tweet proved the Democrats don’t want to face Mitt and would much rather face Newt or Rick).

In fact, the entire night of Fox coverage was a vision of dismissal, mocking and annoyance with Newt Gingrich.

Fox News is carrying a ton of bias baggage for Mitt Romney.

The question now: Can Fox News drag Mitt into the GOP winner’s circle?

Up next:

March 10th -- KS Caucus (40 del)
March 13th -- AL Primary (47) AND MS Primary (37)
March 15th to 24th – MO Caucus (49)
March 20th IL “Loophole” Primary (69)
March 24th LA Primary (18)
And so on….



TOPICS: Local News; Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: foxnews; gingrich2012; kenyanbornmuzzie; mittromney; msm; newtgingrich; ricksantorum; supertuesday
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Miss Meghan is still smarting from when Newt schooled her on the judiciary during a Fox debate. Who could forget the look on her face then? LOL!!


51 posted on 03/07/2012 7:41:03 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
"Ms Kelly’s on-air sneer gave away her feelings about Gov. Perry and his to answer her question about Newt’s path forward (he ignored it). I can only imagine how the Fox talent talks about Newt off air."

Glad I'm not the only one who noticed that. The condescending witch.

52 posted on 03/07/2012 7:41:18 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: taildragger
"I notice all the guys here on FR go ga ga goo goo over her. Shrill and she doesn’t do it for me."

As a woman, I think there are quite a few more attractive women on Fox than Megyn Kelly. Her face with that long chin looks like a skull with skin stretched over it. And last night when she got up from the desk, you could see she has absolutely no figure....she's just a stick without a single curve. My husband commented that she looked like a dandelion---a thin reed with a big head on top.

53 posted on 03/07/2012 7:49:08 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
Miss Meghan is still smarting from when Newt schooled her on the judiciary during a Fox debate. Who could forget the look on her face then? LOL!!

OH, Yes! I remember. How funny. You're right.

54 posted on 03/07/2012 7:53:38 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: CatherineofAragon
....a thin reed with a big head on top.

An airhead:


55 posted on 03/07/2012 7:59:29 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: jersey117

DId you understand the rest of my post...it came right after your excerpted part???

He won South Carolina, resoundingly.

So the statements I was refuting last night were that the only state he could ever win, had ever won, would ever win, was his home state of GA.


56 posted on 03/07/2012 8:00:58 AM PST by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

LOL, exactly


57 posted on 03/07/2012 8:07:55 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I didn’t have TV last night so I missed it all. I’m so sorry I didn’t see Governor Perry.

I’m really surprised Kelly sneered at him. What the heck did he do or say to merit that? He’s always been the friendliest of all!


58 posted on 03/07/2012 8:15:00 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: onyx

Gov. Perry was perfectly friendly and gracious.

I think Georgia Girl 2 pegged it in Post #51.


59 posted on 03/07/2012 8:20:28 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; xzins
I'm going to see Newt Gingrich tomorrow I'm glad he's getting Secret Service protection at long last, but I hopeI can talk to him long enough (again) to relate some of this information from all of us and to tell him (again)I'm from Free Republic where a lot of us are for him and that he must not drop out.

I think I'll bring my checkbook along in case I want to go to the $250 lunch after the morning rally, which should ensure time to talk to him at length...lol. Husband is mad at me for this idea, but I'm working on him.

60 posted on 03/07/2012 8:24:17 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2; Cincinatus' Wife

Ah yes!

She’s one of those who has to be right and Newt is not a lawyer!


61 posted on 03/07/2012 8:32:09 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: God-fear-republican; Cincinatus' Wife; CatherineofAragon

Like you, my husband is a staunch prolife Catholic who goes to daily Mass, and has all his life, but he really doesn’t like Santorum, primarily because he can’t find an ounce of humility in the man.

He doesn’t impress him as being a leader or a statesman, or even an original thinker. He doesn’t exude confidence, whereas he sees of those qualities in Newt Gingrich, plus even more.

If prayers are answered, Newt Gingrich will some how win and Sarah Palin will some how be at his side.


62 posted on 03/07/2012 8:49:12 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: sarah palin rocks

“Newt. His speech was funny, relaxed and at times eloquent.”

Anyone have a link to Newt’s speech last night?


63 posted on 03/07/2012 8:50:57 AM PST by Bizhvywt
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To: onyx; All

Not sure how this running total will line up (formatting) but it can be found here:

http://www.thegreenpapers.com/P12/R

GOP PRIMARY: Popular Vote - — Soft Pledged –- - Soft Unpledged – — Soft Total –- - Hard Total

Mitt Romney: ….3,242,740, 39.20% …(314)17.36% …(72)15.09% …(386)16.89% ….(302)13.21%

Rick Santorum: 2,087,454, 25.23% ….(92) 5.09% ….(67)14.05% ….(159) 6.96% ….(79)3.46%

Newt Gingrich: 1,818,548, 21.98% .....(107)5.91% .…..(13) 2.73%...(120)5.25% ….(96)4.20%

Ron Paul: ……….,927,348, 11.21% ...…(35)1.93%.....(38)7.97%....(73)3.19% …..(16)0.70%


64 posted on 03/07/2012 8:51:10 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: txrangerette

Apparently, your erudite posts are too much for a lot of folks to understand, -— just like it’s lost on that gaggle of gasbags at Faux News.

LOL.


65 posted on 03/07/2012 9:05:44 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

VERY interesting!

Newt cannot drop out and he won’t!

Can hardly wait to see him tomorrow.

I found some hidden cash in my credenza drawer...lol.

Luncheon, here I come.


66 posted on 03/07/2012 9:08:57 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: onyx

I see confidence in Newt.

In Santorum I see arrogance.


67 posted on 03/07/2012 9:09:26 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I see vast experience in Newt.

I see Santorum not quite out of diapers. (thank goodness because he looks like he is wetting his pants when he is asked a question)


68 posted on 03/07/2012 9:19:33 AM PST by Toespi
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Ignorance, arrogance and incompetence.


69 posted on 03/07/2012 9:25:55 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: onyx

“your erudite posts”

What a great word!

I’m proud of you, onyx.

And I can see them pulling up “erudite” online to get the definition...

LOL

Just kidding.

Because as much as I might like to think it was my wording that went over their heads, in this case he simply ignored that which he didn’t want to address, which happened to be the point of the entire discussion.

Newt won South Carolina and GA.

Nobody is entitled to their own facts.

DUH.


70 posted on 03/07/2012 9:26:18 AM PST by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: mtrott

“As of 15 minutes ago, neither Fox News nor CNN were displaying the Georgia results at the ticker at bottom of screen, despite Georgia being the biggest state last night. I would be even more offended if I was from GA.”

No other answer, they’re in the tank for their guy. But they’re growing frustrated and angry and not doing a very good job at hiding it.

I noticed Karl Rove is staying busy with his whiteboard making sure we only see percentages, not true numbers. And the never-right Dick M. continues to cluck-cluck his tongue while telling us there’s no path for anyone but Mitt. Continuous spin.

Current totals from SOS offices:

Virginia:
265,011
Mitt 157,696
Paul 107,215

Georgia:
900,132
Gingrich 424,854
Romney 233,175
Santorum 176,029
Paul 58,963
Huntsman 1,810
Bachmann 1,730
Perry 1,692
Roemer 1,140
Johnson 739


71 posted on 03/07/2012 9:29:17 AM PST by Heart of Georgia
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Thanks for the link...that vent made me feel much better :)


72 posted on 03/07/2012 9:32:03 AM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: txrangerette

LOL. Thank you, txrangerette! I hadn’t realized your posts from last night sailed by without any replies! Nothing like ignoring the facts when folks have an anti-Newt agenda. Newt’s South Carolina win was a record breaker for voter turn out too. Not easy to ignore that one.

GOOD on you!

GO NEWT!!


73 posted on 03/07/2012 9:35:50 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Heart of Georgia

I’m still without TV reception this morning. Maybe I should say, “mercifully” without TV reception.

I despise Rove and company.


74 posted on 03/07/2012 9:39:38 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
"Breit Bair was my last hope..."

lol - he's one of a few reasons i stopped watching FoxNews with any regularity.

75 posted on 03/07/2012 9:48:17 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: onyx

I couldn’t believe it...post after post was saying Newt must drop out because he can’t win any state but his own. They didn’t qualify it by saying he didn’t win any others on Super Tuesday. JUst that if he can only win GA he’s got to go.

When I posted the South Carolina fact, crickets chirped.

I wrote CW that they were probably too sheepish to answer, and that I actually believe they forgot, with help from the media, and by that I mean ALL the media on every political side.

All of them have torpedoed Newt and have helped even our folks to suffer selective amnesia.

Scary!


76 posted on 03/07/2012 9:49:14 AM PST by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: onyx; Cincinatus' Wife; P-Marlowe

Onyx, if just 10% of Gingrich’s support here in Ohio had gone to Santorum, then Romney would have lost Ohio, lost momentum, and lost delegates. That would have been a Newt victory in that it would have slowed down the Romney accumulation of the 1144 necessary to get the nomination.

If you are going to see Newt, then perhaps there’s a way for him to communicate to his supporters that slowing Romney is a win and that they should, at least for the time being, go for whichever non-Romney is higher in the polls the eve of an election.

If Santorum gets so many delegates that it, too, becomes a worry, then he can deal with that when it happens. In the meantime, the enemy of your enemy is your friend.


77 posted on 03/07/2012 9:49:45 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: xzins

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2855803/posts

OHIO: ......”With Santorum ineligible for delegates in the 6th, GOP voters in Columbiana voted for Newt Gingrich, who finished a distant third, to receive delegates.........“When you take Santorum out, Republicans went with Gingrich.”......


78 posted on 03/07/2012 9:55:11 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Jane Long

:)


79 posted on 03/07/2012 9:56:48 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Yep, the registration requirements for a low-rent candidate are enormous. Virginia made is so hard that only those who’d been in it before and with money were able to meet the standard. At the beginning both Gingrich and Santorum were campaign cash poor, and it hurt them. That hurt last night.


80 posted on 03/07/2012 10:03:16 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; onyx

BTW, is it just me or is there something a little bit unbalanced about Megyn Kelly?


81 posted on 03/07/2012 10:05:57 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: xzins

She seems overly “turned on” to being on camera. It’s creepy.


82 posted on 03/07/2012 10:09:48 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: onyx

“I despise Rove and company.”

He likes to say he’s a political analyst and only gives the “facts”...we can accept it or not but we shouldn’t blame him for “the way it really is.” In this case, he’s giving us percentages as the only fact that should matter - ignoring the truth and spinning as it suits him. That’s a fact.

Rove is no more an unbiased analyst than are stephanopoulos, carville, etc. He’s on FOX for no reason than to push his agenda.


83 posted on 03/07/2012 10:10:37 AM PST by Heart of Georgia (It's on the whiteboard so it must be true)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Yep Newt might be weak elsewhere. Course all them Non-binding delegates may come back and bite Santorum.

But Newt Southern Strength is impressive. Adding Tenn would have been awesome.

Really need to add huge numbers in KS, AL, MS

Southern Delegates by Candidate. Sc, Ga, Tn, Ok

Newt 85 52.7%
Santorum 39
Mittens 37

Sc Delegates were halved and He was robbed in FL.

84 posted on 03/07/2012 10:10:44 AM PST by Bailee (Vote Newt the Pitt bull we need. Energy Independence and we bow to NO foreign dictator.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Good. It’s not just me.


85 posted on 03/07/2012 10:12:49 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: Yaelle; Jim Robinson; onyx
This seems to be the thrust of a lot of best[Newt] supporters, and that’s ok if that’s whom you want. Especially if JimRob is feeling this way too.

Another sneaky snipe at JimRob. Why don't you have the moral courage to ASK him outright? Go ahead, ping him, instead of implying he is weak for preferring NEWT.

86 posted on 03/07/2012 10:38:18 AM PST by b9 (Newt is substance. The others are talking points.)
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To: onyx
"I think I'll bring my checkbook along in case I want to go to the $250 lunch after the morning rally, which should ensure time to talk to him at length...lol. Husband is mad at me for this idea, but I'm working on him."

Oh, Onyx, keep working! What an opportunity!

87 posted on 03/07/2012 12:19:37 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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