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Newt Gingrich vs. Mitt Romney -- Has It Really Come Down to This?
Fox News ^ | November 28, 2011 | John LeBoutillier

Posted on 12/12/2011 11:12:28 AM PST by Clintonfatigued

So the Republican race – in a year when President Obama is totally beatable -- has come to this: Newt Gingrich, serial philanderer, liar, hypocrite, secret Rockefeller Republican, back-stabber and megalomaniac versus Mitt Romney, the Supreme Panderer, the man-with-no-principles, an utter phony who will say anything and flip-flop at any time – and someone who was not a Reaganite until he ran for president in 2007.

How can the GOP have sunk so low?

Two candidates so flawed, so inherently fraudulent and so phony.

It is almost as if the Republican Party wanted to help Obama get re-elected.

Clearly the GOP primary voters and caucus attendees do not want Mitt Romney. After six years of running, we have seen enough. We don’t buy Mitt. Period. Even while all his flavor-of-the-month opponents have come and gone, Mitt never goes up. The others come and go – and Mitt just keeps steady with about 20% of the GOP vote. Period.

How can a party end up nominating someone who only has tepid support from a disbelieving party base? How can that party support someone with 80% of the voters wanting someone else?

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1 posted on 12/12/2011 11:12:30 AM PST by Clintonfatigued
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To: Clintonfatigued
Obama or one of these two. Wow. This is what America has come too. This Republic has basically run out of good material to work with. We are down to the bottom of the barrel now.
2 posted on 12/12/2011 11:15:02 AM PST by RetiredArmy (The End of Days draws near. In this time, you should be drawing closer to the Lord Jesus Christ.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

OK, so how about Mrs. Clinton and Senator Obama is 2008? That’s not exactlty a “trip to Paris” matchup.


3 posted on 12/12/2011 11:15:21 AM PST by RexBeach
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To: Clintonfatigued

The NWO is coming. The only hope in the USA is to be included in the rapture of The Lord Jesus Christ.


4 posted on 12/12/2011 11:15:21 AM PST by marbren (I do not know but, Thank God, God knows)
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To: Impy; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; JulieRNR21; AuH2ORepublican; SandRat; Diana in Wisconsin; ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BjhJLhSbYg


5 posted on 12/12/2011 11:15:21 AM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: Clintonfatigued
"Miss me yet!!!


6 posted on 12/12/2011 11:18:10 AM PST by avacado
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To: Clintonfatigued
Newt Gingrich, serial philanderer, liar, hypocrite, ... , back-stabber and megalomaniac...

Sounds just like Bill Clinton.

And the Democrats and the MSM would have orgasms if Bill Clinton were able to run for President again...

7 posted on 12/12/2011 11:19:58 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Here we go again.


8 posted on 12/12/2011 11:20:58 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: Clintonfatigued

“Has It Really Come Down to This?”

Yes, it has....

Now, the time for CHOOSING is nearly upon us, and the time for grousing about who isn’t running is almost passed.

In today’s media environment, you could run Jesus Christ, and he would be THE MOST EVIL PERSON EVER BORN after about 6 weeks of enemy liberal media treatment.


9 posted on 12/12/2011 11:21:19 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Kind of early to call the Primaries over, but I think Newt would school Barry into a sobbing mess curled up in the fetal position on the floor. I think any GOP candidate will beat Obama, it will just be a lot more entertaining watching Newt put it to it.

By this time next year, Capt. Hopey Changey will have already begun packing crap and calling the moving van.


10 posted on 12/12/2011 11:21:41 AM PST by Made In The USA (This post may be recorded for quality purposes.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Maybe LeBoutillier should get off his butt and run then.


11 posted on 12/12/2011 11:21:41 AM PST by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Clintonfatigued

I’m sorry but I no longer can take seriously anything this serial whiner John LeBoutillier writes. It’s not a perfect world John, deal with it.


12 posted on 12/12/2011 11:22:30 AM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Clintonfatigued

What a pantload!

Either Romney or Gingrich would be infinitely, massively, uncountably, better than Obama. Either of them will stop punishing business, stop making capitalism a crime and source of ridicule, stop ignoring US-based natural energy resources, stop intentionally imposing socialist-marxist wealth-redistributionist policies, and a host of other things that have brought business investment, personal wealth, employment, and confidence in government to a new low.

I can’t wait to vote for whoever the Republican nominee is and stop Obama.

All the rest until then is just filler.


13 posted on 12/12/2011 11:22:53 AM PST by bigbob
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To: tcrlaf

One world government, one world economy, one world religion is the plan.


14 posted on 12/12/2011 11:23:46 AM PST by marbren (I do not know but, Thank God, God knows)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Yep, like I said in another thread..God,help us all.


15 posted on 12/12/2011 11:24:09 AM PST by Leep
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To: Clintonfatigued

It’s pretty damned disgusting that’s for sure.


16 posted on 12/12/2011 11:24:09 AM PST by Grunthor (We dont LOVE Newt - heck we barely even like him. He's just the best of a rotten bunch)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Go Newt.


17 posted on 12/12/2011 11:24:31 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Clintonfatigued

Where is that basic training camp for Presidents?

No such place?

Who gets to run for POTUS?

Anyone with guts?

So there are only 7 men and 1 woman of courage in the USA?

Damn - they must be crazy!


18 posted on 12/12/2011 11:26:28 AM PST by sodpoodle ( Gingrich - flying solo - without congressional baggage!!!)
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To: Clintonfatigued

John pretty much hits it

Ill support who ever comes out as long as it helps us beat obama but im under no illusions that our two are worth a damn


19 posted on 12/12/2011 11:26:50 AM PST by skaterboy (Hate=Love....Love=Hate)
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To: bigbob; writer33

I’ll support the nominee, but one would think we could do better than either a slick political weathervane who governs by opinion poll and a pompous ass with a history of backstabbing. Neither of them are likely to make a positive impression in the general election. We can’t afford to lose this Presidential election. There is way too much at stake.


20 posted on 12/12/2011 11:28:18 AM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: Made In The USA

What good does it do to beat Obama with someone who will not undo what has been done?


21 posted on 12/12/2011 11:28:55 AM PST by Ingtar (Newt (four more for Obama) & Mitt (Obamacare) - what wonderful choices!)
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To: Clintonfatigued

John LeBoutillier and Fox anti-News can KMA.

Go Newt Go.....


22 posted on 12/12/2011 11:29:42 AM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~.. Newt/Palin-West-2012."got a lot swirling around in my head.")
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To: Clintonfatigued

Yes, it has come down to that. Our Beltway masters have decided that, once again, we will have a moderate/progressive GOP candidate for President and eliminated conservative contenders until they got what they wanted. It’s either death by hanging or death by firing squad. Your choice.

What amazes me is how many people I know to be conservative who don’t mind being shoved to the back of the bus again with Noot. They see a debater. I see a shape-shifter.


23 posted on 12/12/2011 11:30:16 AM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Why, yes. I AM in a bad mood.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Something I don’t understand—Newt has a lifetime ACU rating of 90 yet is labeled a Rockefeller Republican.

Are the ACU ratings bogus?


24 posted on 12/12/2011 11:31:24 AM PST by freespirited
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To: Clintonfatigued

John, weren’t you the Congressman who couldn’t hold on to your House seat??????????

John, just shut up. The Republican voters will decide their candidate. Go back to what you were doing!


25 posted on 12/12/2011 11:31:24 AM PST by veritas2002
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To: Clintonfatigued
>>>>>Two candidates so flawed, so inherently fraudulent and so phony.

Newt is better than Romney and worth a last man standing vote against Obama. Nothing more. Romney rejected the Reagan agenda and the Contract With America from the get-go. While Newt stood with Reagan in the 80's and gave us the Republican Revolution in 1994, Newt has also said the era of Reagan was over and that will not inspire conservatives. Newt may be a great rhetorician, but he's not a great communicator. Newt places expediency over principle far too often and displays far too many progressive tendencies. Newt debating Obama would be fun to watch. Problem is, Newt can not beat Obama. Newt's ethical and moral downsides will lead to his downfall.

26 posted on 12/12/2011 11:32:17 AM PST by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: skaterboy

I think Gingrich as President may end up surprising you.

He’ll have no reason to cowtow to the Republican Leadership after past events, and not only knows what needs to be done, but what is politically possible to do.

REAGAN II?
Maybe not. But the potential is there.


27 posted on 12/12/2011 11:32:57 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Ingtar

The problem for many is that people look outside themselves for the answers. The answer lies within us as well as the seed of our eternal destruction. We have a choice. We either accept what the Holy Spirit is saying or we resist it.


28 posted on 12/12/2011 11:34:57 AM PST by marbren (I do not know but, Thank God, God knows)
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To: Clintonfatigued

It is true that the American people have “lost it.” This is evidenced by the fact that they elected a member of the Third World as president.The fact that we have “lost it” is the reality of our times. The question has become: with the people we elevate to candidacy who can best ameliorate our current situation?


29 posted on 12/12/2011 11:35:01 AM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Clintonfatigued

In 2008, we had the choice of McCain, Romney or Huckabee running against an energized ‘anyone but Bush’

In 2012 we have the choice of Gingrich or Romney (with a remote possibility of Bachmann/Perry/Santorum), running against a failed Obama.

I consider this a VAST improvement over the 2008 choices.


30 posted on 12/12/2011 11:37:04 AM PST by kidd
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To: Clintonfatigued

Another turd speaks. What is with these people? Newt must have banged his wife or something.


31 posted on 12/12/2011 11:37:29 AM PST by Peter from Rutland
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To: Clintonfatigued

Sounds like John LeBoutillier has gotten big, fat, and out-of-control.


32 posted on 12/12/2011 11:38:01 AM PST by campaignPete R-CT (I will go back to New Hampshire to campaign.)
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To: RetiredArmy

Soldier,
Please tell us whom you are campaigning for and when and where?

Iowa in December for MB, RS, perry?


33 posted on 12/12/2011 11:39:18 AM PST by campaignPete R-CT (I will go back to New Hampshire to campaign.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

I’ve never been happy with the Republican field. Still, any of them would be better than Barry, whom I consider a clear and present danger to the Republic.


34 posted on 12/12/2011 11:41:58 AM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Clintonfatigued
The only hope is that these two beat the heck out of each other but do not secure enough delegates to capture the nomination early. Then, maybe in the late winter or early spring a new candidate – an electable conservative with principles -- can enter the race.

I don't remember this guy from his time in Congress, and this statement makes it apparent why. The guy is a loon.

States have ballot deadlines, etc., that candidates can't miss if they want to win the nomination. The idea that someone is going to come out of the woodwork in "late-winter or early Spring" (that's March-April), enter the race, and win the nomination, is nuts. They'd be too late to meet most of the deadlines and even get on the ballot. There wouldn't be money left, there wouldn't be time to vet them, and the other people still in the race would still be fighting.

Perhaps he has some particular candidate in mind who he thinks could overcome all that, but then, why not mention the name so people could determine for themselves if it was possible? And why wouldn't a candidate capable of not announcing until March and yet winning the nomination have run at the outset? Assuming such a candidate even exists?

This guy's logic doesn't even pass the straight-face test, and this reads more like an emotional temper-tantrum than any kind of professional "analysis".

35 posted on 12/12/2011 11:41:58 AM PST by Bruce Campbells Chin
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To: Clintonfatigued
I completely agree with this article. So dang depressing. It has always been the Republicans who can screw a presidential election, but this time is WORSE because the Conservatives are helping....that is the disgusting part.
36 posted on 12/12/2011 11:45:08 AM PST by napscoordinator (Anybody but Romney, Newt, Perry, Huntsman, Paul. Perry and Obama are 100 percent the same!!!!!)
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To: Clintonfatigued
Let us hope something unexpected will happen to give us another choice.

Such as WHO, John? Bachmann, Cain, Perry, Romney and now Gingrich have either flirted with or sat at the top spot. Huntsman and Paul are worse than any of these, and Santorum isn't getting any traction. Palin, DeMint, Pence et al took a pass.

You go to war with what you have, not what you want.

37 posted on 12/12/2011 11:45:44 AM PST by ScottinVA (I miss America.)
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To: Clintonfatigued
Our choices this time are infinitely better that what we had last time.

McCain?

Huckleberry (or whatever his name is)?

I forget the rest.

38 posted on 12/12/2011 11:46:02 AM PST by HIDEK6
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To: Clintonfatigued

Le Boutillier is a NY raised, Harvard-educated silver-spooner who ran for congress on money from his mother. For him to call Gingrich a Rockefeller Republican is a real laugher

Every time someone says Newt’s colleagues do not support him think: Sarah Palin. Newt is very much like Palin. He fought corruption in the Congress and the insiders never forgave him. They drummed him out of office. Don’t believe me? Check out the Contract with America to see how much of it concerns corruption in Congress.

Every article like this is an effort to suppress the Republican vote and limit Republican contributions in the general election. Intentional or not, Le Boutllier is now one of Barry’s best friends.


39 posted on 12/12/2011 11:48:01 AM PST by BigBobber
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To: RetiredArmy

I do believe we may be AGAIN seeing the unprincipled, unethical, untrustworthy, perfidious repobates of the contaminated and fetid news media (read MSM) leading the lemmings of the Republic to ‘their’ free will choice of a Presidential candidate.

Shades of out past debacle rearing its ugly head.


40 posted on 12/12/2011 11:48:16 AM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: ScottinVA
Yup.

Guy I wanted was Daniels, but even he was derided here as being a RINO. But here's not here either. We've got who we've got, and whining about who we wish was in the race doesn't do any good.

41 posted on 12/12/2011 11:48:41 AM PST by Bruce Campbells Chin
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To: MNJohnnie
I no longer can take seriously anything this serial whiner John LeBoutillier writes.

We agree. May be a first.

42 posted on 12/12/2011 11:53:59 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: marbren
One world government, one world economy, one world religion is the plan.

It may be the plan, but it isn't the future. Look at what is happening to the EU and the euro. What the NWO megalomaniacs ignore is the will of the people and the people don't want the NWO.

For the time being, I'd plan on there being a LOT of separate, individual nations in the world to contend with because the whole NWO thing is collapsing as we speak.

43 posted on 12/12/2011 11:56:38 AM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - Another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: HIDEK6
Our choices this time are infinitely better that what we had last time.

They are, and the nominee (so long as it's not Huntsman) won't be so awed by Obama as to not take the fight to him. McCain was way too fascinated and impressed with Obama to give victory his best shot. Palin saw through the Obama fraud and certainly wanted to win, but McCain didn't.

44 posted on 12/12/2011 11:59:48 AM PST by ScottinVA (I miss America.)
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To: bigbob

I am so sick of hear that laod of horse hocky! Well this person or that person would be better than Obama. That’s not saying anything. HELL Hannibal Lecter would be better than Obama! It’s like arguing if Hitler or Stalin would be a better ruler.


45 posted on 12/12/2011 12:00:00 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: marbren

-——One world government, one world economy, one world religion is the plan.-——

Why are you planning that?

There is no republican candidate with your agenda


46 posted on 12/12/2011 12:01:43 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: Clintonfatigued
I remember reading a similar thread when it was clear John McCain was going to win the nomination in 2008. We were on suicide watch on FR. What changed that was one heck of a VP pick (Palin). All of a sudden we were excited about the election once again. Call me an optimist, but I am praying Newt, or Mitt are smart enough to figure out what will be needed to get the conservatives to show up at the polls Nov 2012.
47 posted on 12/12/2011 12:01:45 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: bert

That is Satan’s plan. He has a one world leader also coming.


48 posted on 12/12/2011 12:05:35 PM PST by marbren (I do not know but, Thank God, God knows)
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To: freespirited

ACU covers only some votes and only covers his time in office. He has become much worse since then.


49 posted on 12/12/2011 12:09:49 PM PST by Ingtar (Newt (four more for Obama) & Mitt (Obamacare) - what wonderful choices!)
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To: tcrlaf

He won’t owe conservatives anything, so he do whatever Pelosi and Reid tell him to. We can look forward to Cap & Trade, him cementing Obama/Gingrichcare, gun control, etc.


50 posted on 12/12/2011 12:14:50 PM PST by nickcarraway
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