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Gingrich on a First Lady Calista ó Nancy Reagan + Laura Bush, with a Dash of Jackie Kennedy
ABC Political Punch ^ | 12-2-11 | Jake Tapper

Posted on 12/02/2011 6:29:18 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA — In our interview, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich discussed what kind of First Lady his wife Calista might be.

Gingrich is quoted in the new e-book “THE RIGHT FIGHTS BACK,” by Mike Allen and Evan Thomas, saying she would be in the Nancy Reagan mold. So that’s where we started.

What did he mean by that? I asked.

“First of all she is a very strong personality, which Nancy Reagan was,” Gingrich said. “She actually describes herself as being a cross between Nancy Reagan and Laura Bush with just a slight bit of Jackie Kennedy tossed in and I think there is, somewhere swirling in there, the model Calista would like to live up to.”

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It was hard to avoid attaching a big BARF alert to this article. This on the same day that Gingrich claimed the nomination as his. Unseemly, I say.
1 posted on 12/02/2011 6:29:26 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

She kinda creeps me out. But there’s been worse—much worse.


2 posted on 12/02/2011 6:32:25 PM PST by Mygirlsmom (Disgusted with it all.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

>> Unseemly, I say.

I have to agree... and I’m actually leaning towards Newt.


3 posted on 12/02/2011 6:33:51 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

dont mean nothing by it but she gives me the creeps..Kinda like the lizard alien creatures


4 posted on 12/02/2011 6:34:41 PM PST by Breto (never accept the premise)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Just spotted this post, and all I can say is...

You have got to be kidding me!

This is hard to take, and while I really appreciate his fast mind in debate, this is a real turn-off.


5 posted on 12/02/2011 6:36:26 PM PST by jacquej
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To: afraidfortherepublic

He forgot high maintenance.


6 posted on 12/02/2011 6:36:29 PM PST by IM2MAD
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To: Mygirlsmom

How do we know she will not like to travel or spend like the 1st lady?


7 posted on 12/02/2011 6:36:35 PM PST by Brimack34
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To: jacquej; All

On second thought... Is this the beginning of the destruction of Newt?

Inquiring minds, and all that.


8 posted on 12/02/2011 6:38:20 PM PST by jacquej
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To: afraidfortherepublic

They all need to just go the hell away.


9 posted on 12/02/2011 6:38:43 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (If Newt Gingrich is a Reliable Conservative, Joe Biden is a member of MENSA)
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To: Mygirlsmom
But there’s been worse—much worse.

Really? To whom might you be referring?


10 posted on 12/02/2011 6:39:32 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: Mygirlsmom

You’re right. Unlike Moochelle, her ass isn’t two ax handles wide!


12 posted on 12/02/2011 6:40:33 PM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
This on the same day that Gingrich claimed the nomination as his.

If pro-amnesty Newt thinks the nomination is his he should stop and consider where the GOP candidates were at this time 4-years ago.


13 posted on 12/02/2011 6:41:00 PM PST by South40 (Just say NO to pro-ILLEGAL alien RINOS!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

He does seem rather smitten with this Mrs.


14 posted on 12/02/2011 6:41:46 PM PST by riri
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To: afraidfortherepublic
“She actually describes herself as being a cross between Nancy Reagan and Laura Bush with just a slight bit of Jackie Kennedy tossed in

This could really get insufferable.

Then I wonder again how Callista reacted when she heard his second wife (the one Newt cheated on with Callista) said Newt explained his affair with Callista by saying, "You're a jaguar and I need a Chevrolet."

Don't ask me what it means, but it does NOT sound good.

Details at # 21.

15 posted on 12/02/2011 6:42:22 PM PST by fightinJAG (NO REPRESENTATION WITHOUT TAXATION! Everyone should pay taxes, everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I don’t give a shit, Newt.
I’m having a hard time financially.
Just make sure she’s not Moochelle; the American peoples’ patience is at an end with paying parasites’ and their partners’ bills and we really don’t give a shit about your choice in wives.
Save the country if you get elected, ok? Or we’ll throw your ass out.


16 posted on 12/02/2011 6:42:27 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Breto
More avian
17 posted on 12/02/2011 6:44:04 PM PST by al baby (Is that old windbag still on the air ?)
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To: Breto

She is pretty creepy looking to me too....but I will take her over MO anyway of the week.


18 posted on 12/02/2011 6:45:06 PM PST by sheana
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Well, she seems to have good taste in clothes :) but I don’t care for her eyes, or perhaps it’s her makeup. She looks hard.


19 posted on 12/02/2011 6:46:28 PM PST by Duchess47 ("One day I will leave this world and dream myself to Reality" Crazy Horse)
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To: jacquej

I think there’s something weird about people in this situation having a $500,000 tab at Tiffany’s. I’m not against spending money, Lord knows, but what a strangely ostentatious thing to do under all the circumstances.


20 posted on 12/02/2011 6:47:06 PM PST by fightinJAG (NO REPRESENTATION WITHOUT TAXATION! Everyone should pay taxes, everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: Nervous Tick

Obama’s beard...


21 posted on 12/02/2011 6:47:47 PM PST by Fred (On Newt Gingrich - He' s a sociopath, but he ’ s our sociopath)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

How many “ly” modifiers did Captain Adverb use?


22 posted on 12/02/2011 6:48:05 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Holding our flawed politicians to higher standards than the enemy’s politicians guarantees they win)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
“She actually describes herself as being a cross between Nancy Reagan and Laura Bush with just a slight bit of Jackie Kennedy tossed in

And with a lot of this guy 'tossed in'.


23 posted on 12/02/2011 6:48:25 PM PST by South40 (Just say NO to pro-ILLEGAL alien RINOS!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Newt has almost zero chance of beating zer0.

IMO, Cain was the only candidate who had a chance, and he has been very effectively neutralized.

Whether he was neutralized by paid and lying agents, or whether he really had those ugly skeletons in his closet will remain to be seen.

If he is ever exonerated, it will be too late.

For him and for us.


25 posted on 12/02/2011 6:53:43 PM PST by Westbrook
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To: South40

LOL!


27 posted on 12/02/2011 6:54:10 PM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

ol NAFTA Newt sure has a good sense of humor.

because surely he was joking?


28 posted on 12/02/2011 6:55:20 PM PST by Longdriver
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To: afraidfortherepublic
“She actually describes herself as being a cross between Nancy Reagan and Laura Bush with just a slight bit of Jackie Kennedy tossed in

What a charming first lady she's quite certain she'll make. Certitude and crazy eyes are an interesting combination, though.

29 posted on 12/02/2011 6:55:20 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: RegulatorCountry

Best that one let’s others decide your mates virtues. Come ON; Newt! Enough.


30 posted on 12/02/2011 6:56:50 PM PST by cricket (/get the 'Occupier' out of our White House!/)
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To: Duchess47

>> She looks hard.

Yep, like she came from another, rockier, planet. :-)


31 posted on 12/02/2011 6:56:50 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: RegulatorCountry

Best that one let’s others decide your mates virtues. Come ON; Newt! Enough.


32 posted on 12/02/2011 6:56:50 PM PST by cricket (/get the 'Occupier' out of our White House!/)
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To: Westbrook

Casey Anthony could beat Obama.


33 posted on 12/02/2011 6:57:02 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I wonder just how much money has been wasted on all of Michelle Obama’s upkeep, dresses, make-up, hair, jets, trips, etc. compared to previous first ladies? Also wonder how much more vacations and golf games Obama has made in comparison to other Presidents! Nancy Reagan liked to spend but I don’t know how much of her spending was funded by the tax payers. It appears that the 15,000 dollar fees for hair/makeup per pop for Michelle is funded by the tax payers.


35 posted on 12/02/2011 7:00:02 PM PST by classified
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To: erod

Yeah. She has boobs a boob paid for.


36 posted on 12/02/2011 7:00:11 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

They both came across as rather grasping and just a tad self-absorbed.


37 posted on 12/02/2011 7:00:56 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Westbrook

>> Newt has almost zero chance of beating zer0... Cain was the only candidate who had a chance

Since we’re just talking smack here without any evidence whatsoever, I’ll go ahead and reverse that... Newt has a strong chance of whacking Hussein. Cain has no chance of getting it done.


38 posted on 12/02/2011 7:01:26 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Just say NO to un- elected co-presidents.


39 posted on 12/02/2011 7:03:24 PM PST by TADSLOS (Lexicon Genetics- Rick Perry's Solyndra Moment)
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To: GlockThe Vote

> Casey Anthony could beat Obama.

I hope you’re right, but Gingrich is toxic to the Mushy Middle, so he has little chance of winning the requisite plurality of the “independent” vote.

And forget about the Black vote. They will blame Cain’s lynching on the Tea Party. They will say that we didn’t nominate him, because he was dating White women.

Count on it.

Gingrich probably has friends among the Illegal Alien community. If they vote (illegally) in sufficiently large enough numbers, it might help him, but I don’t think it will be enough.


40 posted on 12/02/2011 7:03:49 PM PST by Westbrook
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To: fightinJAG

agreed!

Smacks of “nouveau” to me. Real women don’t need jewels, or demand them either. Ditto, cruises to Greece.

Maybe Newt is lacking in -ahem- other virtues?


41 posted on 12/02/2011 7:04:40 PM PST by jacquej
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To: South40

At least the dude on the left wasn't a gold-digging tramp.

42 posted on 12/02/2011 7:05:25 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (If Newt Gingrich is a Reliable Conservative, Joe Biden is a member of MENSA)
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To: Nervous Tick

I gave my reasons that Gingrich will lose in this post.
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2815502/posts

What’s your analysis of why Gingrich will win?


43 posted on 12/02/2011 7:05:57 PM PST by Westbrook
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Gingrich probably has friends among the Illegal Alien community

He waded through hell and swam high waters to acquire them.

44 posted on 12/02/2011 7:06:05 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: afraidfortherepublic; All
Yikes, now Gingrich credits wife for sudden rise in the polls.
45 posted on 12/02/2011 7:07:39 PM PST by fightinJAG (NO REPRESENTATION WITHOUT TAXATION! Everyone should pay taxes, everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Newt, once again, passed up a perfect opportunity to keep his mouth shut.


46 posted on 12/02/2011 7:09:16 PM PST by Prokopton
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To: afraidfortherepublic

You guys are sure hard to please.


47 posted on 12/02/2011 7:11:09 PM PST by ottbmare (off-the-track Thoroughbred mare)
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To: fightinJAG

OMG I just read your link and it explains a lot — like why Gingrich was so silent during the whole impeachment effort. I figured that something like this was going, but this confirms it.


48 posted on 12/02/2011 7:11:09 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: South40

Do you have that picture from Mars Attacks?


49 posted on 12/02/2011 7:12:02 PM PST by Brimack34
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