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Pat Buchanan: Gingrich is Political Opportunist Trying to Position Himself Right of Palin
Conservatives4Palin ^ | Tuesday, August 17, 2010 | Hal

Posted on 08/17/2010 1:51:12 PM PDT by onyx

Fresh off his vacation, MSNBC's Pat Buchanan came out swinging Tuesday on "Morning Joe," calling former House Speaker Newt Gingrich a "political opportunist" for his comments about the proposed mosque in New York City.

On Monday, Gingrich compared the building of a proposed mosque near Ground Zero to Nazis putting up "a sign next to the Holocaust Museum" or "the Japanese putting up a site next to Pearl Harbor."

Buchanan argued that Gingrich's controversial comments were meant to position him to the right of his potential GOP primary opponent, Sarah Palin, on the issue.

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1 posted on 08/17/2010 1:51:13 PM PDT by onyx
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To: onyx

Say what you will about Pat but he is right on with his assessment about Mr Newt.


2 posted on 08/17/2010 1:52:52 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: HoneysuckleTN; itssme; altura; LA Woman3; Shelayne; piytar; azishot; RedMDer; Species8472; ...
SARAH PALIN PING LIST "ping"


3 posted on 08/17/2010 1:54:03 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: onyx

Iam not defending anyone here but Buchanan works for a bunch of liberals.

He is getting a nice paycheck to be a fake moderate in politics.


4 posted on 08/17/2010 1:54:08 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Cyman

I can’t agree with you. I think Newt is damaged goods because of his personal life so I don’t support him. If you held a gun to my head though and said I had to pull the ballot box lever for either Newt or Pat Buchanan it would be Newt in a heartbeat.


5 posted on 08/17/2010 1:54:35 PM PDT by Artemis Webb (DeMint 2012)
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To: Cyman

Pat said all that needs to be said about Newt in one line: “House Speaker Newt Gingrich a political opportunist”


6 posted on 08/17/2010 1:54:44 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: onyx
Here's to hoping Newt Gingrich will not run for president. He has WAY TOO MUCH BAGGAGE and the press will have a field day with that. He needs to be a behind the scenes idea man. He's smart and has a lot to contribute but he's not ever going to be president and running will only hurt the Republicans. I hope his ego doesn't get the better of him and convince him he has a chance.
7 posted on 08/17/2010 1:55:12 PM PDT by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
BING--OH!

Patsy is disgusting on many levels, even though he occasionally says something that is correct.

8 posted on 08/17/2010 1:56:12 PM PDT by Pharmboy (What always made the state a hell has been that man tried to make it heaven-Hoelderlin)
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To: onyx
Pat's wrong, as he often is. Newt has stood pretty strongly on the war on terror. His comments about the mosque at ground zero would seem to fit quite well with his past positions.

And no, I don't support a presidential run for Newt. Just wanted to set that record straight.

9 posted on 08/17/2010 1:57:30 PM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: onyx

The primaries are going to be ugly I see. They always are.
It is a little too early to start huh?


10 posted on 08/17/2010 1:57:44 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: onyx

That might be my favorite, wait make that second favorite, picture of the Governor.

OK top 5 for sure.


11 posted on 08/17/2010 1:58:01 PM PDT by NeoCaveman (Defeat Dingy Harry Reid)
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To: onyx

Who listens to Buchanan?


12 posted on 08/17/2010 1:58:23 PM PDT by griswold3 ('Regulation and law without enforcement is no law at all)
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To: onyx

Pat Buchanan is the Ron Paul of the 80’s. But even a blind pig finds an acorn now and again...


13 posted on 08/17/2010 1:58:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I don't need a newspaper to know the world's been shaved by a drunken barber.)
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To: truthguy

>> Here’s to hoping Newt Gingrich will not run for president. He has WAY TOO MUCH BAGGAGE

That, plus he’s not executive material. He’s an academic.


14 posted on 08/17/2010 1:58:50 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Eat more spinach! Make Green Jobs for America!)
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To: onyx
Pat Buchanan: Gingrich is Political Opportunist

Next, Pat Buchanan will reveal that Benedict XVI is Catholic and that bears crap amongst the trees.

15 posted on 08/17/2010 1:59:41 PM PDT by detritus
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
“I am not defending anyone here but Buchanan works for a bunch of liberals.

He is getting a nice paycheck to be a fake moderate in politics”

LOL. No they give this antisemitic, revisionist History, Hitler wasn't so bad, nutter a big fat paycheck for allowing them to all pretend he is a mainstream conservative.

Keeps Jewish liberals “on the plantation”.

16 posted on 08/17/2010 1:59:45 PM PDT by allmendream (Income is EARNED not distributed. So how could it be re-distributed?)
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To: onyx

Like Scarborough, Buchanan has really sold his soul to MSNBC. Not a single dissenting voice on Morning Joe this morning. Everyone agrees the mosque should be build. Incredible.


17 posted on 08/17/2010 1:59:51 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Cyman

Maybe Pat could discuss the merits of what Newt said instead of trashing him.


18 posted on 08/17/2010 2:00:45 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: onyx
333.72 Gingrich - A Contract With the Earth Pictures, Images and Photos

Good luck getting there.

19 posted on 08/17/2010 2:01:07 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Pharmboy

Buchanan sounds like a flaming liberal nowadays. He was so far right of anyone in his prime.

He is buttering his bread. They all are. But I am so sick of this merry go round. The dems get on and they ruin things worse than Carter and Obama then enter the GOP and it is better by far but all of congress and the senate/ all of DC needs huge pay cuts and or downsized.


20 posted on 08/17/2010 2:03:50 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: onyx

What would the pro higher taxes Buchannan know about being a conservative?


21 posted on 08/17/2010 2:05:33 PM PDT by JLS (Democrats: People who won't even let you enjoy an unseasonably warm winter day.)
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To: onyx
Pat Buchanan is political opportunist trying to position himself to the right of PEASANTS WITH PITCHFORKS!!!
22 posted on 08/17/2010 2:06:08 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (The man who speaks to you of sacrifice, speaks of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.)
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To: truthguy

That would be Newt Samsonite Gingrich.

He’s a much better back bencher. He sometimes has very good ideas.


23 posted on 08/17/2010 2:06:57 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: onyx

Political opportunism seems to be a prerequisite for a career in Washington. Neither Gingrich, nor Buchanan, is immune.

SnakeDoc


24 posted on 08/17/2010 2:07:29 PM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("Shut it down" ... 00:00:03 ... 00:00:02 ... 00:00:01 ... 00:00:00.)
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To: truthguy

Ditto your last.


25 posted on 08/17/2010 2:08:16 PM PDT by Ronin (If it weren’t so gruesomely malevolent, Islam would just be silly.)
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To: Deb

I can’t recall ever watching Morning Joe.


26 posted on 08/17/2010 2:09:18 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: NeoCaveman

Which one is your favorite?


27 posted on 08/17/2010 2:10:38 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: onyx

Good luck with that, Newt

You sat down with Pelosi and got up with fleas


28 posted on 08/17/2010 2:14:12 PM PDT by hattend (Like a termite to wood, Obama only wants to destroy - Mark Levin)
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To: onyx

Good luck with that, Newt


29 posted on 08/17/2010 2:14:19 PM PDT by TeachableMoment
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To: onyx

“She turned me into a Newt!”


30 posted on 08/17/2010 2:17:22 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: hattend

LOL. That’s right. I darn near forgot about that!


31 posted on 08/17/2010 2:18:35 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: onyx

Basically, Buchanan is calling Gingrich a troll.


32 posted on 08/17/2010 2:18:35 PM PDT by TeachableMoment
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To: Lakeshark

ROFL.


33 posted on 08/17/2010 2:19:03 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: TeachableMoment

This is the strongest reason to support Newt that I have heard in years. Not sure that it is enough though.


34 posted on 08/17/2010 2:19:20 PM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla ('“Our own government has become our enemy' - Sheriff Paul Babeu)
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To: onyx

Gingrich is that + he belongs to NWO Elites. Lets hope Sarah DECLINES her invitation to any of Bildeberg/CFR/PNAC/Tri-Lateral-Comission/UN etc.


35 posted on 08/17/2010 2:19:45 PM PDT by True_Kon
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To: TeachableMoment

Yeah, I guess he is....lol.


36 posted on 08/17/2010 2:19:50 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: onyx
"I got better."

:-)

37 posted on 08/17/2010 2:19:52 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: onyx

No fan of Palin’s, but Buchanan is right

Newt supported Dede Schizzofava in NY, works with Nancy Pelosi to pass Global Warming....he is Liberal RINO..and further left of Palin

Still, Buchanan critics are funny....they are more liberal than he is (especially on Free Trade Globalism)....but whine about him being a Liberal.

As much as MSNBC is Nutjob News....Free Traders line up with Al Gore, George Soros, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter...and every other DNC Liberal on Free Trade Globalism. Another group of Nutjobs


38 posted on 08/17/2010 2:20:13 PM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (JD for Senate ..... jdforsenate.com. You either voting for JD, or voting for the Liberal...)
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To: True_Kon
That stuff isn't in her vocabulary and I don't mean that as a slam. Sarah is an American patriot.
39 posted on 08/17/2010 2:23:25 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: onyx

Will the new mosque have a Pat Buchanan Room?


40 posted on 08/17/2010 2:23:53 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: onyx

I don’t normally agreed with Pat Buchanan; but his opinion about Newt is absolutely correct.


41 posted on 08/17/2010 2:24:31 PM PDT by dhuynh73 (Reagan Country)
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To: UCFRoadWarrior
No fan of Palin’s, but Buchanan is right

I know you're not, and I'm no fan of Buchanan's, but on Newt he's right, and I like Newt for some of his ideas, but not as a presidential candidate or spokesman for the Republican party. He's a professor who thinks he knows it all. FDR a great president? Absolutely NOT.

42 posted on 08/17/2010 2:27:32 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: popdonnelly

ROFL.


43 posted on 08/17/2010 2:28:20 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: Cyman
"Say what you will about Pat but he is right on with his assessment about Mr Newt."

I say he is right about abortion, illegal immigration, selling out jobs to China, defending America and not the world. He is right about Newter the Cheater.

44 posted on 08/17/2010 2:32:41 PM PDT by ex-snook ("Above all things, truth beareth away the victory")
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To: Kartographer

I wonder why he said that the comparison to Nazis was absurd?


45 posted on 08/17/2010 2:47:36 PM PDT by Jean2
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To: onyx
gingrich lost my vote when he caved to the left on the global warming hoax.
46 posted on 08/17/2010 2:47:51 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: onyx
Honestly, I would vote for Newt before I would Romney or Huckleberry, but it would have to come down to that.

I'm not as annoyed with Newt so much because he went skirt chasing - bill clinton did much worse - as I am about him building the "Rebublican revolution" up to a cresendo, and then, just dropping out.

I'm sure along about that time his other head was doing his thinking for him, but mixing business and pleasure will get you every time. And, when the public found out about his antics, they deserted him.

If he said that, then he is worried about Palin...as he should be...she would trounce him throughly.
47 posted on 08/17/2010 2:48:28 PM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: allmendream

Keeps Jewish liberals “on the plantation”.

More like “in the Warsaw ghetto.”


48 posted on 08/17/2010 2:49:39 PM PDT by Jean2
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Newt has become too fancy for me, if you understand what I’m trying to relate. I don’t want “worldly”.


49 posted on 08/17/2010 2:51:31 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: onyx

Newt is an attention whore that lost me a long time ago.


50 posted on 08/17/2010 2:52:12 PM PDT by RedMDer (Throw them all out in 2010... Forward with Confidence! Forward!)
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