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Romney Advisor: Putting the boot on the neck of Gingrich. Aiming to destroy Gingrich in FL for good.
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Posted on 01/29/2012 12:30:25 PM PST by Windy City Conservative

After Gingrich Newt scored a surprise blow-out victory in South Carolina last week, the former Massachusetts governor not only unleashed a political broadside of epic proportions.

"It not about winning here anymore," one Romney staffer told BuzzFeed. "It's about destroying Gingrich — and it's working."

After two standout debate performances that put him up 9 points in recent polls, Romney is keeping the pressure on Gingrich, looking to score a blow-out victory of his own here.

To that end, Romney has rolled out a team of surrogates in the Sunshine State to take the fight to Gingrich in person: from Connie Mack (III) and Connie Mack (IV), to Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Sen. John McCain. Romney has also aired a controversial ad featuring Tom Brokaw announcing that Gingrich had been sanctioned by the House.

Today both Macks took the stage before Romney to attack Gingrich's character, proclaiming that he has a “checkered past with ethics and honesty."

Romney also launched into his longest attack directed squarely at Gingrich, devoting almost four minutes of his 18 minute stump speech attacking the former Speaker of the House.

"Mr. Speaker, your trouble in Florida is not because the audience is too quiet or too loud or because you have opponents that are tough," Romney said, comparing Gingrich's complaints about debate audiences to Goldilocks. Then, with a broad smile on his face, he listed the reasons why Florida voters are now moving away from Gingrich's campaign.

"Your problem in Florida is that you worked for Freddie Mac at a time when Freddie Mac was not doing the right thing for the American people," he added.

Shortly after Romney's remarks, his campaign emailed "Earth to Newt: Tell The Truth" detailing a long list of alleged lies while mocking his ambitious space agenda.

(Excerpt) Read more at buzzfeed.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Extended News; Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
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To: Windy City Conservative

Hope Romney understands that winning dirty has its consequences. Should be satisfying to watch that which goes around, come around in the fall.


151 posted on 01/30/2012 1:59:53 AM PST by BearArms (Newtron Boom!)
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To: caww

I think a very interesting byproduct if Romney is the nominee and the media begins trashing Mormonism, will be the effect on Beck’s viewers. I doubt very many of them know anything at all about Mormonism, and they will be appalled and have any number of reactions, and I doubt many will be positive.


152 posted on 01/30/2012 5:15:41 AM PST by true believer forever (First, they came for the rich.)
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To: CarmichaelPatriot

If Romney is on the ticket I will vote for the constitution party nominee for president...or Daffy Duck.


153 posted on 01/31/2012 5:35:30 AM PST by RipSawyer
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To: Sarah Barracuda

“WOW can you just imagine that, 4 more years of Obama, we won’t have a country by the time he is done destroying it.”
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True but most of the work of destroying the country was finished by the time Obama showed up on the scene. It was only his job to put the icing on the Devil’s cake and he is so nearly finished that it may not matter one whit who wins this election.


154 posted on 01/31/2012 5:39:18 AM PST by RipSawyer
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