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Posted on 01/21/2012 6:30:40 AM PST by milwguy
What is it about this primary season that causes Republicans to go around the bend? The current beneficiary of the anyone but Romney mania is Newt Gingrich, who may actually win the South Carolina primary tomorrow. I find that astonishing. Gingrich has been mostly out of the public view since he retired from Congress 13 years ago. The most surprising feature of this endlessly surprising political year is that, at age 68, Gingrich has made a comeback.
It is hard to make clear-cut statements about the mercurial and often contradictory Gingrich, but one thing we can say with absolute certainty: he will never be President of the United States. Put aside the fact that he lasted only four years as Speaker of the House before resigning in disgrace, leaving Congress with an approval rating around 15%. Forget that he was the father of the earmark. Never mind his notorious lack of self-control and his attacks on free enterprise. Those are all worthy topics for another day, but for the moment lets just focus on the allegations by Newts second ex-wife that hit the press this week. Apart from all the other good reasons why Gingrich will never be President, Marianne Gingrichs sensational allegations snuffed out any possible hope that Newt can beat Barack Obama in 2012.
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FR is supposed to be the bastion of conservative values, small government, religous piety, morality, etc.
The vitriol spewed towards a Mormon like Romney who from all accounts has led a moral life, been married to the same woman, and raised a large family is astounding. It is especially troubling because the same people on here attacking Romney all seem to be giving the Newtster a complete past on his past transgressions.
Newt seems to me a cross between Jimmy Swaggert and Barack Obama. Like Swaggert, Newt admits his sin and begs forgiveness. Like Obama, he then attacks anyone, especially in the media who brings up this uncomfortable subject.
Newt is the classic opportunist, who will say anything in prusuit of his objective. He is a smart guy, but too smart by half, because he now has a long record on which to be judged.
Anyone who is to beat obama will need to beat him on the issues. That is the economy, smaller gov't, less regulation, lower taxes, real energy program with drill baby drill.
If Newt somehow gets the nomination, Obama will be happy because the issue will be NEWT. His reprimand and House ethics investigative papers are sure to be leaked. His ex wife Marianne will be all over the networks. The issue will not be Obama's failures, but Newts. That is just the way it works folks, the MSM is the enemy and they will do Obama's bidding.
I have made no secret of my wish for a brokered convention. I was talking about it long before Rush and Scarborough brought it up. It is the only hope to restore sanity to the Republican Party. Newt has no chance, and like Cain before him, Newt has enough baggage to fill a 747, and is nominated, his campaign will crash and burn like none we have witnessed in modern times.
Moral people don’t make tax payer subsidized $50 abortions possible.
I love the lamentations of the Mittbotts in the morning. It smells like ... ozone.
“Delusional...NewtBots like Jim Jones subjects on KoolAid,” says a RomneyBot like Bob Dole on LSD.
How do you solve a problem like a Mittwit?
You ZOT him!
We are not electing a pope. Does Romneycare means anything to you after the Tea Party movement?
LOL, and they have only just begun. Wait till tonight, the lamentations will be louder than rolling thunder.
Thou doth protest too much.
Barack Obama has been married to one woman as well. Using your logic, we should just re-elect him.
Mitt is so principled that he doesn't want to release his taxes until after he has the nomination in hand. In other words, there is something so damaging in his taxes that he risks the nomination by releasing them now. He is so driven to win the nomination that he would do such a thing that could saddle us with a losing candidate. And yet you idiot Mittbotts think HE is the guy to take on Obama?
Once again, MORON.
If you get zotted, I will be very, very worried for our fine community. I’ve seen a couple other posters get zotted just for posting anti-Newt sentiment.
*It’s a primary folks.*
Granted it’s probably one of the most important primaries I’ve ever witnessed, but people are SUPPOSED to disagree about who will best carry the conservative torch.
That being said, I vote in SC today. I am thinking Newt, but I don’t go to the polls enthusiastically.
Gingrich > Romney
Romneybot? JimRob has an App for that!
Man up!!! You and John Boner should go have a good cry together.
Am I IBTZ for the first time?
So you want another four years of Obummer?
Once the Republican Presidential candidate has been decided, Obama will not let the conversation be on the issues as he cannot stand up to the scrutiny of those issues. The Republican's need a strong candidate who can stand up and control the conversation and not back down.
Must save this statement until November for the purpose of jamming it down the throats of the author and the poster.
Newt is the bulldozer we've been waiting for.....
Willard is NOT conservative.
I love the lamentations of the Mittbotts in the morning. It smells like ... ozone.
Conan the Barbarian chimes in:
“What is best in life?”
“To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women!!!”
Doesn’t matter who the GOP nominee is, they’re going to get the same savage treatment. Someone who fights back would be nice for a change.
How can Romney stand up against Obama on the issues when they are virtually identical on the issues?
Obama and his minions have been fomenting the OWS movement over the past few months for one reason: they thought Romney was going to be the nominee and he is the epitome of the “1%”. Transferring the anger from an imaginary boogieman into an actual person would have been quite easy. Romney has ZERO shot at winning the presidency.
Good luck in all your future moronic endeavors.
1. I, for one, am sick and tired of seeing this country destroyed because we demand perfection. We are not going to get it.
2. Newt is the only one left articulating what needs to be done to save this country. Paul gets it on economic issues. Santorum gets it on social issues. Newt gets it on all issues.
3. There is not all that much "love" for Newt here compared to GOP candidates of the past (Dubya, Sarah etc.)I, for instance, don't particularly like him. But, oh yes, I'm supporting him.
Romney and BHO BOTH pro-abortion
Romney and BHO BOTH anti-2nd amendment
Romney and BHO BOTH pro-homosexual agenda
Romney and BHO BOTH pro-government mandated health care
and that’s just a start.
If you want to support Romney go ahead, that is on you but don’t try and couch it in how morally bankrupt Gingrich is as a cover for your support for Romney the guy who has said I am a moderate and love working across the isle.
Be honest for crying out loud.
Gingrich makes play for gold vote
By Ralph Z. Hallow
The Washington Times
CHARLESTON, S.C. Newt Gingrich has moved to capture some Republican voters who lean toward Ron Paul and other Republicans who were Jack Kemp followers by naming two gold bugs to the Gingrich future team of advisers.
The former House speaker says he intends to appoint investment banker Lewis E. Lehrman, famous in the Reagan era for his red suspenders and gold-standard advocacy, and Jim Grant, editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, as President Gingrich’s Gold Commission - if and when of course Mr. Gingrich wins both the Republican nomination and the general election in November.
That is a good question. Why don't you ANSWER it....or are you a post 'em and leave 'em type of guy?
Romney never met an issue he didn't like both sides of.
A political wilderness, eh?
Now where have I heard that term before?;-)
Here kitty, kitty....kitty.....
Watch out, Jim’s going to purge you for a thought crime.
You obviously know nothing about Romney. He is hardly a Constitutional supporter, a moral man, or of small government.
Sorry honey, it is not anti-Newt it is the pro Romney people who are getting zotted and that is primary because they are literally lying about it.
One more thing: the vitriol against Mitt isn't because he's a Mormon -- for the most part, anyway. I'll grant that there are some Mormon haters here.
The vitriol is because he has at times aggressively taken the wrong stance on important social issues such as abortion and anal-sex marriage, and because he pioneered ObamaCare.
Dem Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Newt Gingrich Using Racist Code Words
Perry Person, now a Newt Person...Did I make it IBTZ?
Mitt has been planning for his coronation since 2006.
Dagg gum it!!! Those pesky peons keep wrecking his plans.
You feel that it’s starting to slip for Romney. The MSM overplayed its hand. Perry is out, Bachmann is out, Santorum looks small and the fear for Mitt is that the conservative base will rally to Newt. This might be a case where Mitt’s money, MSM friends, and support base won’t be enough to push him through. He just can’t seem to get above his 25% base.
I can’t wait to see Palin’s closing speech at CPAC 2012. All eyes will be on her. I don’t think she’s running but endorsing. Hmmmmmm...wonder who?
I like your post.
I wonder sometimes if the reason we are where we are (as a Country) isn’t because we demand perfection in a candidate, rather because we demand imperfection in a candidate.
Thanks for reminding why I stopped reading Powerlessline .
A bunch of Whiney moderates .
Mittens is the father of Obamacare the most
Destructive laws ever to be ram thru illegally in my life time .
We won back the house due to Obamacare and
You want the Idiot who created it to Be our candidate !
The entire Obama media had been prepped to
Dismantle Mittens .
Newt just gave us a small appetizer of the
Upcoming Soros media plan .
What is even odder is just like McCain
Mitten’s will run a vile destructive campaign against a fellow Goper but
Run a scared and sweet campaign against this
Evil Soros puppet who plans to be a dictator if
We do not stop him .
Mittens is clueless moderate Democrat
Trying to fool. Someone he belongs in the GOP .
That is why Newt called them on it in the last debate. The SRM is running scared of him for that reason. Go Newt!!
Really. I was getting completely beat up by newtbots here on FR yesterday. The guy cannot keep his hands off women and then acts nefariously to boot.
He is a sick narcissist that actually believes what he wants personally matters and that he can do whatever he wants to get it. His character is deeply flawed and is a liar and a sneak and takes advantage of those who love him and takes advantage of his political position. I make this comment based on factual information in the public domain.
Now, if I had been on his team, I would have advised him to say this: “I made a lot of mistakes and deeply hurt Marianne. I wish I had done better and have deliberately walked the straight and narrow path since my conversion to Catholicism. I offer my sincerest apologies to those I have hurt and will do whatever I can do to make it up to them.”
That is what people want to hear, not “she’s a liar”. He is such a loser.