And don’t blame me when the ship sinks and Obama is re-elected.
That’s why you’re voting for him, right? Because he might just maybe in some time in the future, get enough indies to make up for the base walking out and voting for him?
So far nobody’s pulled the Newt trigger yet. Didn’t happen in Iowa, and didn’t happen in NH. Remains to be seen if it will happen in SC.
I will not blame you for anything. But if you don’t think the Newt surge in SC is real and if you don’t think it is driven by the base, then I think you’re in for a real surprise today in SC. I certainly do not know for sure, but that is my hunch. Either way, Newts support is base driven. It’s the base who remembers what he did for base principles in the 80s and 90s and who think he is recommitted to those principles.
And if he wins the nomination, his appeal to the indies better be what Reagan’s was and what Newt’s was in 94: convince them we are right, not try to convince them we agree with them.