Skip to comments.96% of Negative Super PAC Spending Since Iowa Has Targeted Gingrich
Posted on 01/10/2012 4:07:38 PM PST by Jim Robinson
Nearly all negative spending by super PACs in the presidential campaign over the past week has gone toward opposing Newt Gingrich, the former House speaker who trailed badly in polls leading up to todays New Hampshire primary, according to a WSJ analysis of expenditures reported to the Federal Election Commission.
In total, anti-Gingrich super PAC Restore Our Future disclosed $89,962 in expenditures opposing Mr. Gingrichs candidacy since the Jan. 3 caucuses in Iowa, where he came in fourth. Thats 96% of all negative spending in the past week by super PACs, the newest and most controversial form of political action committee, which can raise unlimited sums of money but arent permitted to coordinate with the campaigns.
Heres how negative spending by super PACs looked over the past week, according to our analysis of expenditures submitted to FEC:
Negative Super PAC Spending Since Iowa Caucus
Newt Gingrich $89,961.75 Mitt Romney $1,548.41 Rick Santorum $1,276.23 Ron Paul $1,121.73
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Romney was scared most of Newt.
The powers that be are working overtime to anoint us with Willlard, then he will loose the general election.
In the tank for Romney and against Gingrich today:
How ‘likely’ or ‘natural’ is that alliance?
The GOP - offering a distinction without a difference for as long as you will play.
And yet, Rush attacked Newt today for going negative on Romney. Makes you wonder whose side he’s on anyway. Unreal...
Negative Super PAC Spending Over Entire Campaign
Newt Gingrich $4,470,936.44 Mitt Romney $307,967.08 Rick Santorum $1,464.15 Ron Paul $1,564.39
I thought I heard today that Newt’s super PAC just got $20 million from a casino owner. That should help Newt to combat this unbalance in SC.
The south will save us from Willlard
What else would you expect from Mitt McCain, the candidate who likes to fire people?
No matter how conservative some on our side like to call themselves, in the end they are bigger wimps than RINOs.
What ever happened to all of the moaning about “taking the gloves off” and not playing by “Queensbury rules”? I guess those are just cliches you utter when they want to appear as “tough”.
They dont play to win, but they sure as hell complain when the Democrats do it without a blink.
“And yet, Rush attacked Newt today for going negative on Romney. Makes you wonder whose side hes on anyway. Unreal...”
So did Pat Buchanan on Hannity’s Radio Romney program today.
First, a $5 million down payment for SC only to take out Willard..
Viva Las Vegas! : )
We’ll do what we can. Last time there was not a damn thing we could do to stop McCain in Mississippi. I did get to vote for the black guy though. Alan Keyes by name.
Rush did also say that Romney had it coming to him after his attack in Iowa.
And John McCain raved about Mitt...
You got that right, there are not enough Mormons to elect Romney. He really is not all that exciting of an individual.
Payback will be epic in South Carolina!
Well, that tells ME who I need to support! (as a true conservative looking for a true conservative candidate!)
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