Skip to comments.Elliott Abrams Caught Misleading on Newt
Posted on 01/27/2012 9:38:08 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather
As Ronald Reagan used to say: Well.
Yesterday we took note of former Reagan State Department official Elliott Abrams' piece over at NRO that went after Newt Gingrich on his relationship with Reagan. While voting regularly with Reagan as a young congressman from Georgia, Gingrich, claimed Abrams, "often spewed insulting rhetoric at Reagan, his top aides and his policies to defeat Communism." Abrams then goes on to cite " a famous floor statement Gingrich made on March 21, 1986."
Or sort of cites it.
In fact, I'm sorry to say, what appears to be going on here is that Elliott Abrams, a considerably admirable public servant and a very smart guy, has been swept up in the GOP Establishment's Romney frothings over the rise of Newt Gingrich in the Republican primaries. He is even being accused of trolling for a job in a Romney administration. No way!!!! Really????
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“Elliott Abrams Caught Misleading on Newt”
Why don’t people ever say “lying” anymore? Is Calling someone a liar MORE offensive than the lie itself?
Elliot Abrams, you sir are a damned liar!
This bears repeating.
Rush is saying he “thinks” Abrams was spoon-fed. He doesn’t know. I think the little creep out and out lied. I think they have all openly lied and now they’ve been exposed. Our “betters” are certainly a stupid, immoral bunch.
The American Spectator site is DELUGED RIGHT NOW AFTER LIMBAUGH CAME ON THE AIR MENTIONING IT. It took me several mins. to get this article to come online. WHOOHOO!!!!!! GO NEWT!
Can we put this in breaking news? We need to refute these lies!
Go here....Google cache.
Considering the number of lies circulating about Newt from the so-called Republican establishment, you would think they were trolling for jobs in a second Obama administration.
But we are where we are, so the next question is whether the Arab Spring will actually fulfill its promise of greater democratic rights or whether it will simply usher in an era of extremist Islamist regimes or new forms of authoritarianism. The pessimists might yet be proved right -- any comparison of the Arab lands to Eastern Europe suggests that many positive elements are missing, not least the magnet and model of the European Union.
The article's dated January 23, 2012.
Is this the sort of thing that Mittens’ Mormon faith permits him to do? I thought that Mormonism is all peace and love whereas the experience I am getting is in-the-gutter vitriol and lies. Is this why initially, it was ‘Anyone But Mitt’. Inquiring Minds want to know why the sudden pivot to ‘We Love Mitt - anyone But Newt’. It was too sudden and too complete not to be an orchestrated effort. I smell a conspiracy.
Why is this story not showing up in my sidebar at all? This is important!
Bleepin’ Rush. Yesterday he kept repeating, “,this man is above repraxh, blah blah, blah.” I started counting my spoons. It was so obvious that he was setting something up. Now he’s trying to walk it back. Too late Rush. Next time question the people feeding you this crap.
That quote is the best part but it gets much worse.
Look, Gaza was a failure. Egypt is a failure. Abrams is a failure.
I can’t believe this. How can someone who everyone says is honest lie like this. It’s disgusting. If Willard is the nominee, I’m done with the GOP until they get back to Reagan’s roots.
This whole episode has literally made me sick at my stomach. It is like a bad conspiracy movie about rigging elections, doing anything to get elected. AND IT IS COMING FROM OUR SIDE!!! THIS JUST EXPOSES THEM ALL TO WHAT THEY REALLY ARE AND I WILL NEVER PULL THE LEVER FOR MITT ROMNEY!
(and yes, I am yelling:))
Elliot Abrams? The impeccable one? The one who almost went to jail? Oh my, how the mighty are fallen! I wonder who put the bee in Rush’s bonnet.
"Let me be clear: I have the greatest respect for President Reagan. I think he personally understands the threat of communism." Gingrich then goes on -- at Newtonian length -- praising Reagan for Reagan's understanding of Lenin, Reagan's understanding of the real "purposes of a Soviet dictatorship" and much more. He lists and applauds Reagan repeatedly for the President's appreciation of "the threat in a more powerful Soviet empire" and the threats posed by Communist Cuba and Nicaragua. He ranks Reagan with the great cold war presidents in protecting freedom."
The Establishment have to resort to lies to win FL.
I agree with you. It is just fine to shout. We cannot afford to be complacent right now and passion is a good thing. Those who are lieing to us will lose their power and reputations soon enough!
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