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.
(Excerpt) Read more at redstate.com ...
What these idiots fail to realize is it isn’t the infidelity that bothers women about Newt. As you pointed out, it didn’t bother them about Clinton.
The difference between Clinton/Obama and Newt is that both Clinton and Obama flirt with women. They charm women. They schmooze women and give women the impression that they just might get into bed with them.
Why do you think some women on FR were fawning all over Rick Perry? It wasn’t because Perry is good at the debate, it’s because of how Perry looks.
Gingrich, on the other hand, doesn’t flirt or go out of his way to make bedroom eyes at women like Clinton and Obama did, and Newt isn’t good-looking like Perry, the Marlboro Man.
Gingrich is a Grandpa who calls it like he sees it. Women want to be romanced, they want to be wooed, they want to be fawned over. Gingrich isn’t doing that, whereas Romney is, and Obama will, and that’s why women don’t like Gingrich. At their core, they are asking themselves why Gingrich isn’t trying to get in their pants.
(Now watch, a couple of FR women will jump all over me and claim “I wasn’t fawning all over Perry”... and I’ll just say what Ron Paul said in the debate to Santorum: “I didn’t mention you by name, so I think you’re being a little overly sensitive” and defensive. But watch — it will happen.)
This woman would vote for Patton to win a war, not Pee Wee Herman.
If women haven’t had enough of Obama shredding our security from enemies without and within - destroying our home ownership - one of the most important things to a woman, trashing our financial security...well then they are just stupid. Obviously Obama thinks free abortion pills will make up for this.
The GOP candidate needs to make women realize that Obama is ruining their lives.
You are correct. Of those standing, only Santorum is electable in the general election. Besides, Gingrich is not telegenic, an asset that was vital to Reagan’s landslide.
There are also lots of sisters and mothers who have had brothers and son’s go through a divorce from a witch and understand vengenceful women can be a royal pain in the whole familys back side, and some love to use the children against the husbands family....lying women are a dime a dozen when it comes to divorce....and many times the husband is blindsided by it......(for you women who have had the opposite situation, sorry but there are nasty females out there also)
We will know how accurate those polls are in 24 hours. If women desert Newt in droves as predicted, he will lose South Carolina by a substantial margin.
Same here. The women I know at my very Conservative Christian church have a universally positive view of Newt Gingrich. He's a man's man exuding strength and women prefer that to some limp-wristed metrosexual.
Your eyes must be BROWN!
These so called experts know nothing about women.
This woman is supporting Gingrich.
How interesting. I find just the opposite. Women can see right through the fake words of his ex. She was trying to twist his words. She was a clingy, jealous, overbearing woman who was jealous of her husbands ambitions. When he said the Colista
Reality is a hard thing. A couple basic points. The GOP will win the South, so all this about women in SCarolina and points South is not the issue.
Moderate women don’t like Newt both due to infidelity and because they view him as a more strict conservative.
I will vote against Obama but reality is reality. I think Newt can win but risk is everywhere in life.
The Establishment is terrified. He will win the election in an historic landslide.
Pray for America
I don’t want a bj from a outside linebacker, powderpuff or not.
Yup, if the dems actually though Newt would go down to ignominious defeat they would be pushing hard to give him the nomination.
But it’s Mitt they are helping, how interesting.
(Ui) U Idiot.
You're lucky it's very late on a slow Friday night. Otherwise, you would be sooooo dead right now....
Whoa... I’ve never seen that photo before.
How many heterosexual males do you know who sit that close to another man, when the rest of the sofa is available???
Men don’t even sit next to each other in a movie theater. They always leave an empty seat between them. (Unless you’re in Italy, of course.)
Young love, true love.
Hard to believe the lil’ paki fella lost out to the beast.
They are perfectly willing to experience four more years of Obama simply for the privilege of seeing Noot debate him.
The One Simple Reason Newt Gingrich Will Not Win The General Election???
Ok, I got it... it is because ZERO will NOT Debate Newt on TV Ever, he and the dems will find away to avoid it at all cost and therefore mute the point.
Zero cannot debate and win against the Newtonator therefore he will find some excuse (with the LSM help) to not hold any debates. The LSM will not have there king look like the fool that he is, it just wont happen.
Actually, Reagan won because in the debates he immediately came off as a plausible and responsible replacement for Carter. It isn’t all combativeness and cleverness. Santorum is quite stable but sorry he is boring and looks like a child. Newt is clever and inspiring but maybe too much of a wise guy. I have to give Romney the slight edge on this debate thing.
As for me I would vote for Bob Dole against Obama if needed, if he’s still alive.
Yep... you know the audience as well as I do, I see. ;-)
Oh, I don’t know.
Women love smart, powerful men—men in control and command. And Newt, especially in these last debates, comes across as a man in control, who wields a lot of power.
It is what it is-
They can sweat Newt, or Sarah as they see fit. At some point, the chickens come home to roost.
No, you’re an old salt who thinks Santorum can win the nomination (not a chance in a thousand), if he won could defeat the low life in the white house (a chance in three), and if he won that could make a effin difference in our gov’t (a chance in 50).
A little sick of long-time Freepers thinking brains were handed out when they joined. You prove the opposite.
“Of those standing, only Santorum is electable...”
Santorum is a dweeb. Obama would put him in a headlock and give him a noogie.
Santorum is the only one standing whom Obama could debate without TOTUS.
I’ll probably get flamed for this but it seems that many women vote with their hearts rather than their minds. That’s why as a group they’re more open to things like homosexual men, social welfare, temprance, etc.
Actually some of us keep our brains and don’t act like lemmings over a cliff or the proverbial three monkeys. We discern the internal polling and make our conclusions.
Well then, if your theory is correct (I don’t subscribe to it), then let’s alert women to the various stories about gay hook-ups via Rev. Wright’s “church” for those bi-sexual and homosexual men who attended, not to mention the murders (allegedly) of Donald Young, Larry Bland,Nate Spencer PRIOR to Obamao’s S-election.
Research Man’s Country in Chicago and Larry Sinclair.
I think women would rather have a skirt chaser for President than a HOMOsexual pResident.
They voted for Bill Clinton, in droves.”
Yes, but I suspect women aren’t fantasizing about Newt.
I didn’t realize that Women in this country want their Children and Grandchildren mired in Debt and living a Third World lifestyle.
I guess we have a “priority” problem, not a man hating problem.
This ain't bean bag, and intelligent women will realize they must vote for the Republican candidate, regardless, to save the country.
I prefer Santorum of those left, but want it to play out a little bit.
I want some investigations of the One and some questions raised. I want every citizen of good sense to laugh at, mock, and sneer at the media. They can stomach denouncements like Newt's,but their thin skins would be punctured by ridicule, laughter, and the abject failure of every one of their destructive tactics toward conservatives.
Now someone is raising the 30 year old affair of Mrs. Santorum before she even married Rick. The media are worse than despicable.
Back to the subject of Newt's 2d ex--she has a short memory. It takes two to tango, and she was tangoing with Newt while he was still with wife #1, though the daughters have said Newt and their mother had already agreed to divorce. They were, however, still married. She has no standing before this court--the court of my opinion.
I will even vote for Mitt, but pray I do not have to. He simply does not understand that he cannot cross the aisle and work with what is leading Dems today. He is good at business, but hasn't a clue what they are trying to do; he keeps saying Obama is in over his head. Like the rest of the establishment, he cannot believe a President would intentionally harm the country and tear it down.
Do us all a favor and quit predicting doom--that is the media and the Dems job, and they have been exposed!
The female vote anti-Gingrich wouldn’t be nearly as evident in the R primaries as it would be in the general.
A lot has changed since Clinton got elected twice in the 90s.
Everyone knew going in that Clinton was an alley-cat, and he appealed to the “let the games begin!” type of young women who like the unreliable bad-boy type. Clinton remained married to his wife, though, while obviously getting a lot on the side throughout his Presidency, and obviously long before. That he slithered through the first time, with his wife at his side, only made him look “human, all-too-human, with both he and his wife willingly posing in front of us as Two People in Pain But Soldiering On.
By the time Monica Lewinsky came around Clinton had been re-elected, so there was no revoking his Presidency at that point. The American voter acted as enablers the first time,
he saw what he could get away with, so he continued doing it all through his Presidency.
Democrats can get away with this stuff because It’s All For A Good Cause-—to their constituencies, they think the Dems are doing bold, brave, good work for the Agenda of social progressivism, and , hell that creates so much stress that you’ve just gotta let them indulge once in a while.
ALSO, you can always count on Clinton and his fellow Dems
NEVER to let go of the abortion-on-demand issue, which they
KNOW will always score big points with their female supporters.
Gingrich is pro-life and I do believe the last 20 years have seen an increase in the majority of American voters turning towards the pro-life position.
Should Gingrich be the nominee I think he will do far better with women voters than this literal-minded and unimaginative article suggests.If it looks like that’s not happening , maybe an alert should go out to get MORE MEN TO VOTE.
They seem to think that all women vote for who they want to sleep with like those on the left do?I like Newt and I don’t care what he did 16 years ago.I want someone to fix America I’m not looking for a husband....
Without Women Voters, there would be no Democrat Party
I’m damn proud of many of the female FReeper posts tonight, yours included. If only our Repubics in Congress had the balls our FReeper women do!
Women, who tend to vote more liberal than men, overlooked Bubba’s infidelities, and even his rape. I don’t think they would extend the same to conservative Newt.
The very fact you think Santorum is ready for the Presidency defines you and your buddies. Naive. Most people aren’t on board with your man because they know he isn’t seasoned. I have no problem with him but he’s not ready to deal with what’s going on. We’re on the brink of a civil/race war. He’s our Jimmy Carter. Not happening.
make us mad and watch us ROAR...
just finished reading a nasty article by a Nancy Hass, Newsweek, regarding the past personal life of Rick Santorm, Karen Garver Santorm..
these Liberals just have to write negative comments about Republicans...
well this WOMAN is tired of this BULL POOP...
I’m not seeing that anywhere and I’m a woman who plans to vote for him.
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