Skip to comments.LET'S GET REAL: A Newt Gingrich Nomination Would Be A Disaster For The Republican Party
Posted on 11/28/2011 12:32:23 PM PST by Fred
Newt Gingrich is now suddenly the candidate to beat Mitt Romney. And conservatives are said to be "salivating" at the chance of watching him debate President Obama.
But the truth is that a Newt Gingrich nomination would be a disaster for the Republican party: He cannot win.
And it would be a major setback to conservative causes, because Newt Gingrich tarnishes the right's ideals with his obvious corruption.
Let's take those two one at a time.
He cannot win:
The New Hampshire Union Leader credits Newt Gingrich with engineering the 1994 Republican Revolution when Republicans took their first majority in Congress in 50 years and Newt ascended to the role of Speaker.
But Gingrich deserves more credit for ship-wrecking that Revolution. Within just two years, Newt Gingrich shut-down the government and his approval rating dropped to just 25 percent. It never recovered.
By 1997, Gingrich was facing dozens of ethics charges. Although many of them were dismissed, he was fined an unprecedented $300,000 by the House Ethics Committee (still run by Republicans at the time), and admitted to giving "inaccurate, incomplete and unreliable statements were given to the committee." Newt did this precisely during a time he was trying to impeach the president for perjury.
(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...
Translated from RINO this means that Newt scares the hell out of the Democrats.
His “obvious corruption?” Do they really want to talk about “obvious corruption?”
Romney is the Dems’ pick for the Rep candidate. Mainly because they know Obama will cream him in the election with the help from the News Media.
I am a realist. I think four more years of Obama would be mother of all disasters!
I actually like what I’m hearing from Speaker Gingrich.
If Clinton was eligible for a third term his impeachment would mean nothing.
And I suppose Mittens Romney would be just peachy as a nomination...
Newts not perfect, but he’s 100 times better than Romney. My only fear about Newt is what I like to call the likability factor. Everyone who wins the Presidency has to have it. I’m not sure that Newt does. Look, I’m thinking as the “Man on the Street” thinks. To many, he’s percieved as not very likable....
And who can the Republicans put up that won’t that won’t be a “disaster” ? If it’s going to be a disaster why are the Dems & RINOS so concerned?
Just wait till the Dems. bring out that pic of Romney with his big money buddies and the bills hanging out their pants/mouths/etc.
Still into Cain here. I’d really like to see a debate between him and Obama. Sadly, this can’t happen since Obama will not be his party’s nominee.
Maybe a disaster is what the Republican Party needs.
Business Insider definitely leans Left and has made fum of Palin, even running at least one article about her supposed fake pregnancy, for instance. Don’t take their political articles seriously. They are just blather. That site is, however, one of the best at finding interesting and unusual collections of photos occasionally.
they are all the same old same old candidates.
How about Mr West congressman from Fl?
It’s IMPORTANT to remember that Gingrich was FORCED OUT by corrupt Repubs wanting to create a campaign money system like the Democrats Shadow Party Organizations.
His return, in spite of the baggage, has a LOT of people in DC fearing revenge.
Katherine Harris supporters said the same thing during her U.S. Senate bid. Every study showed the general electorate had a negative view of her and she'd get killed in the statewide race. They interpted this to mean that "RINOs hate her for no reason" and "she scares the hell out of the Democrats"
On election day in November, she couldn't even muster 40% and handed an otherwise vulnerable Dem (Bill Nelson) a easy landslide re-election. Want to repeat that on the national level with Obama? Nominate Newt.
My thoughts exactly... first Bachmann would be a disaster, then Perry, then Cain and now Newt. Truth is that Romney would be the biggest disaster. I could see any supporter of the mentioned vote for another name. I can't say that about Romney. If he gets the nod I believe many will not vote or go third party.
Somebody's gotta win the thing.
Here it is:
Romney’s Smoking Gun Picture
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