Skip to comments.Trump says Gingrich riding high because he's a decision maker
Posted on 12/07/2011 6:13:11 AM PST by monkapotamus
If you look at whats happened recently, certainly youd have to say Newt Gingrich has done a fantastic job, Trump said. I mean, nobodys ever seen anything like this where hes gone up so rapidly and two reasons for it: Hes done really well in the debates, hes a very smart guy and, also, very importantly, he makes decisions...
Trumps comments came before Mitt Romney, a consistent top-tier candidate, said he would not participate in the debate, which is being sponsored by the conservative magazine NewsMax...
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I thought this would be a good debate but if Mitt isn't showing and it's so close to the Caucus, I don't know.
Says Trump. What a clown show the GOP is. Pathetic.
Anyone who dismisses the Donald scores a point in my book. Anyone who goes for the obligatory private meeting with Trump loses a point. Anyone who goes to this “debate” loses another point.
I'd like to see him and Obama do a little debate on Constitutional Law.
Here it is...peeps want someone, anyone who fights back, unlike Bush etc.....[from plum line/greg sargent 12/7/11]...
...obama campaign now sees facing Newt as real possibility: Mike Allen says Obama advisers are now officially preparing for the very real possibility that Gingrich may be the nominee, calculating that Newt may win because he speaks directly to GOP primary voters’ intense dislike of the President:
Republicans want someone who can snarl at the president, said a Democrat close to the White House. Newts snarl is more genuine than Mitts.
Looks like Mitt is scared to death of this debate.
**Anyone who dismisses the Donald scores a point in my book. Anyone who goes for the obligatory private meeting with Trump loses a point. Anyone who goes to this debate loses another point.**
Always the ‘pointless’ pontificator. Life is pointless, laughter is pointless, work is pointless, perseverence is pointless, people are pointless, FR is pointless?
Do you have a point?
So you do have a sense of humor!!!
Newt shows it whether some folks like him or not.
More Iowans will watch this debate than Romney could meet in a month hand clasping in Iowa. He and everyone that does not show up do themselves more harm than good. As Gingrich said ‘Why wouldn't I show up? Of course I want Donald Trump's endorsement?’ Think about it: IT IS FREE ADVERTISING. As long as you can handle Trump's ego, it is all positive. Yes, it will all be about Trump, but Trump always blows smoke up people A$$ while talking to them.
Millions of people think Trump is a serious person. He is scene on TV more often than only the most successful News Anchors, which is to say, more often than any of them. He is on all the cable stations, he is also on a massive hit TV show weekly that rewards it's participants based on their merits.
To dismiss this as beneath the Presidency shows to most Americans that Romney, Huntsman, and Paul think they are above the average U.S. Citizen. Not exactly a good place to be for two billionaire trust fund babies who adhere to a strange religion and a grumpy old Congressman that talks about Libertarians but happens to be one of the biggest Ear markers in the House.
No you are wrong. Anderson Cooper is a professional and deserves your respect. The Mole was an outstanding show and should in no way be considered in the same low rent category as The Apprentice. Likewise, Cramer may rant and rave like a lunatic, and make a complete idiot of himself on TV, but lets face it...he is on a real news channel, CNBC. That automatically makes him better.
Trump has no where near the journalistic integrity of the these two, nor the other previous debate moderators.
Obviously the majority of folks realize that the previous debate moderators are serious, impartial professional journalists. That is why you haven’t heard the outrage from groups like National Review, etc....but they do recognize the how horrible it would be to have Trump hose a debate.
The fact that Trump wants to moderate a debate is clearly an outrage and shouldn’t be tolerated. I’m in favor of serious debates with serious moderators such as Dan Rather or George Stephanopoulus.
For the love of God, they consider Dan Rather to be a legitimate news person, the New York Times to be legitimate journalists and Newsweek to be a legitimate News Magazine. These are all Leftist twaddle at best, yet you subscribe to their authenticity because THEY say they are authentic.
Trump is a legitimate businessman, he has legitimate successes and failures. He is also a man that is in the entertainment industry and does so at a very high level.
Just because you think that Jay Lenno, David Letterman and John Stuart are more legitimate than Trump doesn't make it so. Yet all these men have had presidents and presidential candidates on their VCOMEDY shows where the attempt to ask legitimate questions.
They also are all raving leftists. Is that what makes them legitimate in you eyes?
Trump may be a clown, but he is at least as legitimate a commentator on politics as George ‘War Room’ Stephanopolis, Chris ‘thrill up my leg’ Mathews, Anderson 'Teabaggers' Cooper, and even William ‘Ted Baxter’ ‘let me suck butter milk out of Obama’s ass at half time’ O’Reily. He has multiple best selling books, top rated TV shows and is a major real estate developer in NYC and in Several other major U.S. Cities. I KNOW YO ARE BEING SARCASTIC! At least I hope you are.
Newt shows it whether some folks like him or not.
Grow a brain. Newts rise is at Cain’s expense. Nothing more.
Newt wasn’t doing squat until the media tore down Cain.
Only then did the Grinch start rising in polls.
Trump is even more of a clown than those people you mention. I think he makes a fool out of any politician that gives him the time of day. He is the dominant one, they are the supplicants. It’s pathetic.
And that was just people being sheep?
If they went with whomever you were supporting, it would nothing but good reasons, right?