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The One Simple Reason Newt Gingrich Will Not Win The General Election: Women
RedState ^ | December 07, 2011

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 Ryan’s 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 hasn’t 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.

BUT…..

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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1 posted on 01/20/2012 8:40:59 PM PST by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

BS


2 posted on 01/20/2012 8:42:12 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Steelfish

They voted for Bill Clinton, in droves.


3 posted on 01/20/2012 8:43:24 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Steelfish

Well, they’re supporting him in SC, bible-belt beltloops, so hopefully tomorrow night we can put this meme to rest, too.


4 posted on 01/20/2012 8:43:33 PM PST by txhurl (WELL, Santorum? Still in it for yourself?)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

They STILL want to vote for Bill Clinton in droves.


5 posted on 01/20/2012 8:45:04 PM PST by txhurl (WELL, Santorum? Still in it for yourself?)
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To: gorush

Yes, BS


6 posted on 01/20/2012 8:45:20 PM PST by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: Steelfish
This is a completely retarded. Here's why:

In 1996 Bill Clinton raked in 11 percentage points more women than men, 54% of all women and 43% of all men voted for Clinton. The only other president to get a higher women vote was Barack Obama with 56%.[3] This gap has serious significance. Bill Clinton won with 49.2% of the popular vote or 47 million votes. Fifty-four percent of all women voters voted for Bill Clinton. While men were split 43% Clinton, 44% Dole and 10% Perot. The Clinton – Dole divide was insignificant among men, only 1 percentage point. However among women that gap is 54% of women voting for Clinton to 38% of women voting for Dole. In terms of votes that is 11 million votes. Bill Clinton defeated Bob Dole with just over 8 million votes.[1][4]


7 posted on 01/20/2012 8:45:35 PM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State | Gingrich 2012)
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To: Steelfish

Gingrich being Catholic could make this only the second time in history that a Republican candidate won the Catholic vote against an incumbent Democrat.

Being Catholic would make up for the loss of a few female votes, and the book isn’t written yet that he would do badly among women.


8 posted on 01/20/2012 8:45:52 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: Steelfish

I heard Erick Erickson on the radio this evening, and thought he sounded like he’s been hanging around with too many GOP “establishment” types. This fear of Obama’s “electability” is ridiculous.


9 posted on 01/20/2012 8:45:52 PM PST by Always A Marine
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To: Steelfish
This is a completely retarded assumption. Here's why:

In 1996 Bill Clinton raked in 11 percentage points more women than men, 54% of all women and 43% of all men voted for Clinton. The only other president to get a higher women vote was Barack Obama with 56%.[3] This gap has serious significance. Bill Clinton won with 49.2% of the popular vote or 47 million votes. Fifty-four percent of all women voters voted for Bill Clinton. While men were split 43% Clinton, 44% Dole and 10% Perot. The Clinton – Dole divide was insignificant among men, only 1 percentage point. However among women that gap is 54% of women voting for Clinton to 38% of women voting for Dole. In terms of votes that is 11 million votes. Bill Clinton defeated Bob Dole with just over 8 million votes.[1][4]


10 posted on 01/20/2012 8:45:57 PM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State | Gingrich 2012)
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To: Steelfish

Foregiveness, redemption, contrition.....women can weigh in on these, too. PLUS....ANYBODY BUT BARRY!!!!


11 posted on 01/20/2012 8:46:56 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: Steelfish

Well... I’m a woman , and if I get the chance , I plan to vote for him . sniff


12 posted on 01/20/2012 8:47:37 PM PST by katykelly
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To: Utmost Certainty; parksstp

One other itemm. The SC Primary is almost half women, and the combined voters of Huckabee and Thompson was around 53% women. If PPD’s 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. Haven’t seen this yet, so have nothing to compare it to.


http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2835680/posts?page=15


13 posted on 01/20/2012 8:48:59 PM PST by txhurl (WELL, Santorum? Still in it for yourself?)
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To: txhurl

The tide is shifting back. Women like men again. Newt’s performance last night in that debate ushered in the era where nuance will be on the wane, and speaking straight and strong is going to make a comeback. Those were women cheering too, in that hall.


14 posted on 01/20/2012 8:49:12 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. NEWT 2012 / Rick Bachmann is too loud, too long, too nagging.)
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To: gorush
Gingrich does tend to leave many women cold but he will get more votes than Romney would and it seems to be down to those two now. I would rather lose with Gingrich than lose with Romney. Actually I would rather lose with Gingrich or any of the others than win with Romney. All that said I am far frơm convinced that Gingrich would lose to the kenyan unless the Republican establishment continues to campaign against him after he is nominated they way it happened with Goldwater so long ago.

The difference between the two is that Romney would be a disaster for conservatives and the country, win or lose and Gingrich may be a disaster for the country.

15 posted on 01/20/2012 8:49:59 PM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "EconomiIt is not impossibllcs In One Lesson.")
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
The Newtron Bomb was asked if he had one thing to do over in the campaign what would it be,

"I wouldn't have paid any attention to the consultants."

yitbos

16 posted on 01/20/2012 8:50:15 PM PST by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds." -- Ayn Rand)
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To: Steelfish

What a weak-knee spineless jellyfish. Some hagged out drunk of an ex-wife comes on TV and says some incoherent ramblings and they want to ditch a candidate. All that time, money, and energy to be a candidate is supposed to cave to the likes of a hagged out drunk.

Thank God it is Newt running and not these pussies.


17 posted on 01/20/2012 8:50:53 PM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: Steelfish

I’ve been startled by the volcanic hatred from Newt from women on the right and middle I meet. I don’t know a single woman who’ll vote for him.

If people think he’ll beat Obama with only the white male vote in his pocket, they’re nuts.


18 posted on 01/20/2012 8:50:53 PM PST by Darkwolf377 ( It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies.--C.S. Lewis)
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To: Steelfish
This is just repetitious conventional media kool aid. Real David Gergen stuff. The fact is that as many women as men cheat, and as many get divorced (obviously). For that matter, the majority of divorces are initiated by women.

It is a figment of the media imagination that women as a group have any more regard for "character" than men do.

19 posted on 01/20/2012 8:51:15 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Steelfish

How about all the women out there that are married to men who have nutty ex-wives bothering them? Won’t they be motivated to vote for Newt?


20 posted on 01/20/2012 8:51:55 PM PST by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: Steelfish

Always something.


21 posted on 01/20/2012 8:51:55 PM PST by PapaNew
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To: Steelfish

This IS 2012 right? Not 1957...


22 posted on 01/20/2012 8:52:01 PM PST by GOPJ (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: Steelfish

He is running against the metrosexual or bisexual Obama. Newt will clean Obamas clock. Obama will be Rick Rolled by the Newtron bomb!


23 posted on 01/20/2012 8:52:16 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: Steelfish

Simply reason Romney will not win - Third Party conservative splits the anti-Obama vote.

We need someone who is ELECTABLE, for once.


24 posted on 01/20/2012 8:52:30 PM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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To: arthurus

The country is defined by our culture and our culture has been destroyed. Keep you powder dry. The Shumer is about to hit the fan.


25 posted on 01/20/2012 8:53:23 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: arthurus

The country is defined by our culture and our culture has been destroyed. Keep your powder dry. The Shumer is about to hit the fan.


26 posted on 01/20/2012 8:53:52 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Steelfish

We must end women’s suffrage!


27 posted on 01/20/2012 8:53:52 PM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to profreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: Steelfish

Horse puckey.

All of my female friends love Newt, and I live in the South.

He is the Repo Man this country needs to take back our Country. Repossess our Country.

Newt, the Repo Man.

Jesus isn’t on the Ballot.


28 posted on 01/20/2012 8:53:59 PM PST by BagCamAddict (THANK YOU GOVERNOR PERRY for doing the right thing. GO NEWT !!)
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To: Steelfish

This argument is right up there with Mexicans are all pro Illegal Alien Amnesty.


29 posted on 01/20/2012 8:53:59 PM PST by moehoward
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To: Steelfish
A considerable majority of American women will not vote for him because of his past marital actions of betrayal

That is BUNK!

30 posted on 01/20/2012 8:54:10 PM PST by jazusamo (If you don't like growing older, don't worry. You may not be growing older much longer: T. Sowell)
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To: Always A Marine
"This fear of Obama’s “electability” is ridiculous."

Boy, did we think Klinton was toast, especially after taking the House and Senate. Sound familiar?

We did not work hard enough to secure Klintoon's defeat.

yitbos

31 posted on 01/20/2012 8:54:54 PM PST by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds." -- Ayn Rand)
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To: Steelfish

I am a 58 year old Christian Conservative woman. I support and will vote for Newt Gingrich. I am very impressed with how he handles himself with tough questions, such as the conversation with the gay man. I love how he came back at CNN and separately at Juan Williams.

Moral values are important - my highest priority is pro-life, which is his position. His marital shenanigans and other ethical lapses concern me, but I think we need a capable man who cares about our country and will fight for it. I doubt if any, except perhaps Rick Santorum, have no skeletons whatsoever, and I think he is most qualified of the remaining crew to lead.

Like many, I believe that 4 more years of President Obama and his pals would take this country down the tubes completely.


32 posted on 01/20/2012 8:54:53 PM PST by Wicket (God bless and protect our troops and God bless America)
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To: Darkwolf377

“I’ve been startled by the volcanic hatred from Newt from women on the right”.

Same here, Dw. The women I know, be they young or old, all seem to hate him. SIGH.


33 posted on 01/20/2012 8:55:20 PM PST by Mountain Mary (Awaken Oh America...)
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To: Darkwolf377
I’ve been startled by the volcanic hatred from Newt from women on the right and middle I meet. I don’t know a single woman who’ll vote for him.

You can sure put my wife in that category.... she HATES Newt.. I can't get past that with her, with ANY topic.

Not that I try all that hard... re: Newt.

34 posted on 01/20/2012 8:55:20 PM PST by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them)
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To: Bobalu
How about all the women out there that are married to men who have nutty ex-wives bothering them? Won’t they be motivated to vote for Newt?

I am sure that there are many of these women out there. There is nothing more dangerous than a vindictive ex-wife.

35 posted on 01/20/2012 8:56:07 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: Darkwolf377
I know a lot of women who will vote for Newt. You need to hang out with a better class of womyn.
36 posted on 01/20/2012 8:56:07 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: txhurl
RE:"They STILL want to vote for Bill Clinton in droves."

"I'd be happy to give him [oral sex] just to thank him for keeping abortion legal," boasted former Time magazine White House correspondent Nina Burleigh about Bill Clinton. She made her offer known to Washington Post media reporter Howard Kurtz when he called to discuss a piece Burleigh penned in the July/August Mirabella magazine detailing her lust for Clinton.

37 posted on 01/20/2012 8:56:25 PM PST by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: BagCamAddict
Newt, the Repo Man.

That's great! ... I'm gonna steal it :-)

38 posted on 01/20/2012 8:56:42 PM PST by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: Steelfish

I’ve been sayng the same thing for months .


39 posted on 01/20/2012 8:56:51 PM PST by sushiman
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To: Utmost Certainty

Clinton won because of Ross Perot


40 posted on 01/20/2012 8:56:51 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: txhurl

Yes, the article is BS. Mitt WILL NOT carry the South. Simply will not happen.

Men, women, even many Dem dogs will not vote for him.


41 posted on 01/20/2012 8:57:24 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Steelfish

I’ve been saying the same thing for months . The Newtbots close their ears .


42 posted on 01/20/2012 8:57:40 PM PST by sushiman
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To: Darkwolf377

I can name at least 3, so now you know 3.


43 posted on 01/20/2012 8:57:44 PM PST by Wicket (God bless and protect our troops and God bless America)
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To: BagCamAddict

“The life of a repo man is always intense.”


44 posted on 01/20/2012 8:57:49 PM PST by Pelham (Vultures for Romney. We pluck your carcass)
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To: Steelfish

Look at their accomplishments. Newt allied himself with Ronald Reagan to build the Reagan Coalition, the Religious Right, and the Republican majority (together the Reagan Revolution) which directly led the downfall of the Soviet Union, the Contract with America, government reforms, less government, tax cuts, a balanced budget, and the great, long-standing Reagan economy.

Romney, on the other hand, vehemently denied Ronald Reagan and aligned himself with Ted Kennedy and the left. Romney accomplished installing liberal big government programs, defended and promoted Roe v Wade and legalized abortion as “settled law,” advocated and implemented RomneyCare with its liberty killing government mandates against formerly free citizens and its taxpayer funded or subsidized and mandated abortion procedures. He ran and governed to the left of Ted Kennedy on the “gay agenda” resulting in gay marriage in Massachusetts. He appointed liberal judges and liberal appointees throughout his government. Under his “leadership” conservatism and the Republican party was all but destroyed in Massachusetts.

Romney is one evil liberal progressive. No way in hell will MittBots be allowed to support this abortionist, big government, socialist scumbag on FR!

Guess my message isn’t clear enough. I have to keep repeating it and zotting would be MittBots.

79 posted on Sat Dec 03 2011 19:59:37 GMT-0800 (Pacific Standard Time) by Jim Robinson


45 posted on 01/20/2012 8:58:25 PM PST by narses
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To: Wicket

Well stated.


46 posted on 01/20/2012 8:59:47 PM PST by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: Steelfish

I agree. Newt makes my skin crawl. Santorum or bust!!


47 posted on 01/20/2012 9:00:03 PM PST by JRochelle (Note to the MSM: Unemployment has been higher under every month of Obama than any month under Bush.)
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To: bruinbirdman

John King is still suffering from Shock & Awe.


48 posted on 01/20/2012 9:00:23 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: SomeCallMeTim

The internals of many polls establishes this has a rock hard fact. Newt loses the women’s vote in spades and this does not bode well for the general election. This was part of the topic on Bill O’Reilly tonight.


49 posted on 01/20/2012 9:00:45 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: JRochelle

No, it would be Santorum AND bust.


50 posted on 01/20/2012 9:01:06 PM PST by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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