Skip to comments.The One Simple Reason Newt Gingrich Will Not Win The General Election: Women
Posted on 01/20/2012 8:40:55 PM PST by Steelfish
The One Simple Reason Newt Gingrich Will Not Win The General Election: Women
Posted by RealQuiet (Diary) December 7th
Newt Gingrich has conducted a brilliant campaign strategy since he stumbled back in late spring regarding Paul Ryans Path to Prosperity Plan. He has been masterful in debates and shown an eagerness to take on and fight the media elite. He has owned up to his personal and political mistakes and stated candidly what his positions are, though many may disagree with them but still live with them.
He hasnt shown the brash ego and self-centeredness that reared its ugly head so many times when he was the Speaker of the House. He certainly seems to be a changed man.
Though Gingrich has engaged in his own political cronyism and playing both sides of the fence on political issues like Mitt Romney has in the past (which the Republican voter seems to be willing to overlook), there is one thing that will stop him from winning the general election:
A considerable majority of American women will not vote for him because of his past marital actions of betrayal
Most American women whether they be Democrat, independent, or Republican will not vote for a man who cheated on his previous wife(s). Among women, men like this cannot and will not be trusted. People like to point out that Ronald Reagan had two wives. The key thing is Ronald Reagan never cheated on Jane Wyman, his first wife. She left him because there was nothing left in common between them as she claimed. That is a very big difference.
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THIS woman and every Republican female friend supports Newt. Who ARE these people? Same ones who told us a week ago that Mitt had it sewn up tight?
I’m astonished anew how easily manipulated people can be. This is probably the fourth or fifth time today I’ve read or heard this “Newt is DOOMED with women” meme, all obviously concocted for release after the ABC “exclusive” with the ex-wife. Unfortunately, she came off as self-serving, vindictive and unappealing to both women and men. She completely failed in delivering the “kibosh” the Left and the Mitt-bots were hoping for, and it ended up that the “kibosh” was Newt’s raking of the “elite media” in the debate. Massive fail for the Newt-bashers.
The poll was on there all right. Hannity on the other hand, had interviews with several SC women voters. All said it was a nonissue.
Mitt won’t carry Ohio either but Newt is polling pretty well here.
“women want to be romanced, they want to be wooed....” etc.
They ALSO want a healthy economy and some assurance
that America is not going straight to hell.
The usual dynamics from 20 years ago with Clinton, and 3 years ago with Obama could be fading very, very fast.
The Left will get their usual women voters, but there will likely be a little attrition there also.
But everything depends upon whether we’re talking about the Primaries or the General Election.
The argument against Gingrich re: the woman vote is being used to make him unelectable compared to Romney in the General Election-—that’s the only reason to invoke it.
The key to this whole Gingrich woman problem seems to be Marianne Gingrich.
What makes all the wholesome idiots think that maybe she hasn’t been the problem from the day he met her?
Think about that for a few moments...All Newt’s problems started and continue to be Marianne Gingrich!
Women, not all, can turn out to be a massive pain some times and she might be that very pain right now!
If I wasn’t so dang lazy, I could go on for days about women who have been a PITA!
Santorums supposed ethics have never worked in politics and never will, until Jesus enforces them. Give us a break please.
Here’s why Santorum is electable. Newt is on record as saying FDR is his favorite president and was a global warming adherent. He is soft on illegal immigration, and has a litany of ethical lapses, and has $1.6m FreddieMac albatross around his neck. Obama will unload his $1B on all of this. If Santorum carries PA (favorite son candidate), attracts enough Reagan working-class Democrats to put Wisconsin and Ohio back into play and with Rubio as VP, FL returns to the red state column, its history for Obama. And, yes, he’ll pull a larger share of the women’s vote, a crucial demographic. The ultimate issue is defeating Obama.
Those dimwits don’t know he’s a homosexual-—he likes older, white guys.
This freeper is not going to jump all over you, a good looking man may bring a smile to ones face, but doesn’t matter when your in the voting booth unless your IQ is room temperature...just like a good looking woman brings a smile to a mans face but doesnt mean you want to marry them...
Thank you. And there's plenty of real facts about women fleeing the Dems for that very reason.
I actually agree with you.
You tell them.
Republicans always lose the women’s vote. Women don’t pick Presidents; men do.
You are absolutely correct and this other type of debate that Newt wants to do DEFINITELY won't happen. He is the incumbent and will not put himself through anything like that. Obama has been watching the debates and knows it would be stupid for him to debate Newt. Newt will just have to follow Obama around the country doing whatever it is that he will do.
Hope the MSM chokes on this crap.
Bet John King is still dumbfounded about the slap down he took.
I’m going to vote for whoever the Republican nominee is.
Newt may lose, but with Romney we run the risk of the base staying home and losing not only the Presidency but the house and many propositions.
Blacks won't vote for him
Hispanics won't vote for him
Jews won't vote for him
Democrats won't vote for him
Ron Paul's people won't jump to him
“One other itemm. The SC Primary is almost half women, and the combined voters of Huckabee and Thompson was around 53% women. If PPDs numbers about a 9 or 10 point lead are true, it would mean that Gingrich is winning the female vote and that the gender gap is not as significant as it was first reported in IA and NH. Havent seen this yet, so have nothing to compare it to.”
Yes. Of course Newt will get most of the conservative women vote. He won’t get the vote of most moderate women.
Don’t sweat it, what you are dealing with are people who live in a bubble. Bubble mentality makes one see the world from their perspective only without any reference to reality. The left lives in their bubble, and many on our side have climbed into their own bubble. I used to think that polls were made up by liberals. But thru the years, I realized that when my candidate was behind in the polls he usually ended up losing. The key to success in any venture be it politics or business is to keep your perspective grounded in reality. An example, I am a big hockey fan, and for the life of me I couldn’t understand why they never talked about hockey on sports radio. Because I loved hockey it never occurred to me that not everybody else loved it also. Its like politics, not everybody thinks like I do. So when I look at the polls I see a snap shot of reality, even when I find my view a minority one.
For someone that seems to lean on polls... how do you explain the present poll numbers for the 'only electable' Santorum?
sarc...(figured that was necessary unfortunately)
And if he doesn't, he will lose South Carolina by a significant margin. So we'll know definitely, in less than 24 hours, whether women will be deserting Newt in droves or not.
100% pure dee conjecture on facts not in evidence.
That said, the 'ol lady says there's no friggin' way women will vote for this guy and men just don't get it.
The infidelity allegation are 3rd on the list after:
1. He's old and ugly
He's perceived as uncaring.
If this is true, and I suspect it may be, it's the best argument for repeal of the 19th I have ever heard.
American women voters, on average, are both stupid and destructive of the Republic.
The same was said about Sarah Palin, yet at all her appearances, women are the majority of her supporters!!!
“I dont know a single woman wholl vote for him.”
Well, meet one! Me! ;o)
I think it’s a mistake to try to cram all women into one barrel just because we’re women. Some of us model ourselves after Hillary Clinton . . . and some of us try to emulate Maggie Thatcher. Are you hanging out with a bunch of closet Democrats?
“Most American women whether they be Democrat, independent, or Republican will not vote for a man who cheated on his previous wife(s).”
Tell that to Clinton. The guy had a bimbo eruption every other week including during campaigns.
Agree. Santorum is not electable in the general election. If the general becomes focused on social issues as it would with Santorum, the middle, and they exist, will flee from our side as fast as they can. Santorum will scare the s**t out of them. I wish it wasn’t so,I like Santorum personally, but reality tells me otherwise. As for Gingrich, the focus will become Newt and all his baggage. Since Newt is a bit of an egomaniac he will play right into the trap, since the issue will become his favorite subject, Newt. So reality tells me he will also go down in flames in the general. The middle will be repulsed by him like its 1999. As for Paul, no explanation is needed. If Obama faced Paul he would get lots of chances to get 18 in. That leaves one standing, Romney. Is he what everybody says he is, in a negative sense, sure. But he gives us the best chance to get us over 50%. Hell, he has a good chance of winning this. I can see the apolitical middle, those secret Obama voters of 08, easily pulling the lever for Romney, but not for the other three. Do I wish a more conservative candidate with a great record and charisma were our nominee, your damn right, but he or she never entered the race, or maybe even exists. If we lose this one, the next ones will not matter so much.
How do you do Mr./Mrs. DarkWolf.
You have met a single woman who is going to vote for Newt. :)
(Red State kicked Palin to the curb a while back to become wholesale shills for Perry until even Erick had to admit that Anita's little dream was over.)
"NEWT IT FROM ORBIT. IT'S THE ONLY WAY TO BE SURE."
“American women voters, on average, are both stupid and destructive of the Republic.”
What a nasty thing to say.
What the Hell is wrong with you?
How many fingers are there? Are they holding hands or something?
Over 60 percent of American vote democrat...EVERY election since WWII.
I'm glad you're in the 40%.
Did you notice the "on average" qualifier?
I'm thinking you didn't.
I'm thinking you're a thinking person and don't vote...across the board...Democrat.
Over 60 percent of American WOMEN vote democrat.
Hoodat, Banned or suspended.
You mean 60% of American women vote democrat. That’s probably right.
Couple of close buds sharing a fag.
What is wrong with you, dude?
Robert A. Heinlein quote:
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
Newt should run an ad. “I’ll put you, your husbands, sons, and daughters back to work - Obama won’t.”
I’m glad you’re in the 40%.
Did you notice the “on average” qualifier?
I’m thinking you didn’t.
You are right, I didn’t.
Sorry about that.
I’m thinking you’re a thinking person and don’t vote...across the board...Democrat.
If you look at my home page, you will see there is nothing remotely Democrat about me.
I apologize for going off on you.
Thanks for writing back.
When Newt debates, the other candidates come away with “I wish I said that.” Notice Romney’s feeble attempt to echo what Newt said on immigration in the debate the other nite -point for point. Romney is no debater - reminds me of an old boss I had. This guy was content to milk the contracts we had and not even attempt to grow the business - stick his neck out. Even the customers were wondering why we didn’t pursue new work. Newt is an aggressive ideas guy.
I know several. talked to one the other night who said he's the only republican she can tolerate. I work with a bunch of female nurses. they're predominatly well off and conservative. they'll vote for the Republican regardless of who it is. If they won't, they weren't going to anyways. There will always be those who vote for the candidate with the best hair of course and some may be turned off by his "issues" just like some men. They'll have to make their choice and live with it.
It's not Christian women in the South that will be problematic for Newt. It's women in general in swing states that will be. Independent women don't like Newt (or any conservative who has been proven a cheater, today or in the past) because the expectation is different. When conservative candidates keep talking about family values and then turned out to be cheating at the same time, it's not the 'family values' itself that they object. It's the hypocrisy of the candidates. Liberals don't get attack for the same reason because they don't talk about social morality all the time.
I don’t think making up statistics is going to help your cause.
I did not, have sex, with that woman ....
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