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Gingrich to Hold Post-Caucus Press Conference
National Review ^ | February 4, 2012 | Ethan Klapper

Posted on 02/04/2012 7:02:27 AM PST by DaveinOK54

Gingrich to Hold Post-Caucus Press Conference

By Ethan Klapper

Updated: February 4, 2012 | 9:19 a.m. February 4, 2012 | 8:20 a.m.

Instead of the traditional election night party, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will hold a press conference after the Nevada Caucus on Saturday, raising new speculation about his future in the race. (snip)

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: nevada; nevadacaucus; newt2012; newtgingrich; nv2012; santorum
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I smell a Rat or a Romney.....
1 posted on 02/04/2012 7:02:35 AM PST by DaveinOK54
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To: DaveinOK54

I will never vote for Romney.


2 posted on 02/04/2012 7:05:02 AM PST by DNA.2012
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To: DaveinOK54

Oh no. Please no.


3 posted on 02/04/2012 7:07:52 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: DaveinOK54

Newt probably won’t waste his time in caucus states, as that requires organization on the ground.


4 posted on 02/04/2012 7:09:03 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Newt probably won’t waste his time in caucus states, as that requires organization on the ground.

That's what I'm thinking, although I'm puzzled as to how he might frame that.

5 posted on 02/04/2012 7:11:39 AM PST by Calliecat
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To: DaveinOK54

Probably will announce that Trump is fired


6 posted on 02/04/2012 7:12:24 AM PST by shadeaud ( “Pray for Obama. Psalm 109:8”. Just doing my duty a Christian)
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To: DaveinOK54
Throwing in the towel???????.
7 posted on 02/04/2012 7:12:24 AM PST by org.whodat (Sorry bill, I should never have made all those jokes about you and Lewinsky, have fun.)
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To: DaveinOK54

Speaker Gingrich will hold a press conference with Sarah Palin at his side, and declare he knows the Republican Party well enough to know it is corrupt, and irretrievable.

With that, he announces he’s forming an independent run with Sarah Palin as his running mate, under the banner of the “Tea Party”.

(gotta start a real party somewhere).

He will cease all GOP campaign activities, and the new Party will begin national campaign organizing in Arizona.


8 posted on 02/04/2012 7:13:15 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (What if Obama isn't the anti-Christ after all? What if it's Romney?...)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

“I LIKE IT!!!”....And hello fellow Dave. lol


9 posted on 02/04/2012 7:16:05 AM PST by NCDave (AKA, "That idiot over there")
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Well, if we’re doomed to another zero election victory this November, we may as well have fun in our handbasket express to hell.


10 posted on 02/04/2012 7:16:54 AM PST by txhurl ('We need to be sudden and relentless.' Save the canons for the whites of their eyes.)
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To: txhurl

Who says Gingrich / Palin wouldn’t win.

I sure as heck would vote for them.

Bet you would too. And Trump wouldn’t be able to mess things up. He chose sides already. Sorry Donald, you’re fired.

America first.


11 posted on 02/04/2012 7:20:19 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (What if Obama isn't the anti-Christ after all? What if it's Romney?...)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

WE need to shake this up even more, with a Brokered Convention. I would also love to see a third party with Newt and Sarah.

The establishment will still pimp Romney, and we will more than likely lose, but can you imagine Newt in the place of Ross Perot? If it were Newt, we may have won it in this new world that is the opposite of ‘92.

If Newt and Sarah get in early enough, the money will flow their way and Romney will be under pressure for once. And when Romney is under pressure, he comes apart like wet toilet paper.


12 posted on 02/04/2012 7:20:32 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

That would be a winner!!!


13 posted on 02/04/2012 7:24:01 AM PST by RoosterRedux (Newt: "Why vote for the guy who lost to the guy who lost to Obama?")
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
If Newt and Sarah get in early enough, the money will flow their way

Merits repeating...

If Newt and Sarah get in early enough, the money will flow their way


14 posted on 02/04/2012 7:24:17 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (What if Obama isn't the anti-Christ after all? What if it's Romney?...)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Worst case scenario; Gingrich gets out of the race and endorses Santorum. Believe it or not, that could end up being a best case scenario. I like Newt and he’s been my first choice. I’ve been a bit ticked off at Santorum for running ads against Newt recently. All that aside, I would be happy to see Santorum run against Romney head to head.

I’ll fight to defeat Romney in this primary. But if he wins the nomination, he’s got my vote and probably even my door to door efforts. Obama is doing terrible things to the country; not just the economy. He’s infringing on religious freedom, depleting the military, and his supreme court nominations will be automatic liberals who don’t follow the constitution.

I understand the many reason to never support Romney, but will the country in better shape in 2016 after a 2nd Obama term, or 2020 after a 2nd Romney term? I am confident that at the end of a 2nd Romney term, life in American could be better than it is today. I’m confident that at the end of a 2nd Obama term, life in America will be worse than it is today. If Romney is voted out in 2016; life in America will still be better than it would be at the end of a 2nd Obama term. This is only if Romney gets the nomination, of course.

Should we coelesce behind Romney today? NO WAY! If he wins the nomination, take your time to get on board, but by all means, get on board.


15 posted on 02/04/2012 7:24:34 AM PST by Windy City Conservative (Kyle Smith)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Stage Management Ping. Thanks DaveinOK54.


16 posted on 02/04/2012 7:25:13 AM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Oh, heck yeah, I’d vote for them.

But if Newt goes third-party, so does Paul, to independent or
green.

If zero has 40% locked up, or even 35% there is no way Newt, Mittens or Paul can get a 36%. But like I said, if we’re going to lose to zero, may as well have fun doing it.


17 posted on 02/04/2012 7:26:59 AM PST by txhurl ('We need to be sudden and relentless.' Save the canons for the whites of their eyes.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I would think you would need a bank full of money to run as an Independent. Newt does not have that kind of money.


18 posted on 02/04/2012 7:29:44 AM PST by Faith-Hope
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To: DaveinOK54

Whatever it is, it’s gonna be BIG. Otherwise, why do it? He knows such an announcement would get major press coverage, hoping he was announcing that he was getting out. I’d be surprised if that’s the reason. Whatever it is it’s gonna be HUGH!!!!


19 posted on 02/04/2012 7:32:04 AM PST by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Windy City Conservative

If Romney becomes the nominee I write in for President and vote downline. No way will I ever cast a vote for Romney.


20 posted on 02/04/2012 7:32:15 AM PST by CynicalBear
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

You like Sarah Palin now?


21 posted on 02/04/2012 7:32:35 AM PST by Outlaw Woman (The 2nd Amendment IS my concealed carry permit)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Santorum doesn’t have a snowball’s chance in hell of beating Romney, much leas Obama.

His poll numbers are half or less than Newt’s, so why should Newt get out and endorse him? If anything, it should be the other way around. But unlike Rick Perry, Santorum’s a sullen little egomaniac who doesn’t have it in him to do the right thing.


22 posted on 02/04/2012 7:33:01 AM PST by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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To: Faith-Hope

He has a billionaire backer.


23 posted on 02/04/2012 7:33:17 AM PST by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Faith-Hope

Flyover country has plenty of money.

Remember Christine O’Donnell’s massive campaign donations, which *poured* in almost overnight?

For a small seat, in a small state, which very few people have even been to? That one brave, perhaps imperfect but nevertheless heroic woman stood against the GOP “establishment”.

And was suddenly rolling in campaign donations.

Imagine that, multiplied by all the frustration out in real America.


24 posted on 02/04/2012 7:33:51 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (What if Obama isn't the anti-Christ after all? What if it's Romney?...)
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To: faucetman

That’s what I was thinking, that’s assuming it’s for real. Who knows for sure. The timing of this announcement is suspicious. Could be a ruse to cast doubt on the day of the vote.

(Hey back to ya NCDAVE)


25 posted on 02/04/2012 7:37:20 AM PST by DaveinOK54 (Freedom is not Free and I'll never quit defending it.)
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To: DaveinOK54

What does he have in mind? I expect Nevada to go heavily for Romney, as he won in 2008, but the decision for a press conference has me perplexed.


26 posted on 02/04/2012 7:37:39 AM PST by CASchack
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To: CynicalBear
If Romney becomes the nominee I write in for President and vote downline. No way will I ever cast a vote for Romney.

****************************

Agreed. If Romney is the nominee, he will lose, regardless. So let him lose big. I will write in Sarah and vote for republicans on the rest of the ballot, and conservative for any ballot questions.

Some posters have suggested a "protest vote" to reelect the current resident of the white house. I would never do that, nor would I have anything but contempt for someone who did.

27 posted on 02/04/2012 7:39:21 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: RoosterRedux

ROFLOL, yes if you add their negatives together it would exceed 60%, no where to go but up.


28 posted on 02/04/2012 7:40:29 AM PST by org.whodat (Sorry bill, I should never have made all those jokes about you and Lewinsky, have fun.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
For a small seat, in a small state, which very few people have even been to? That one brave, perhaps imperfect but nevertheless heroic woman stood against the GOP “establishment”.

CNN, thank you for that statement. That is what I saw as an eyewitness to those events.

Christine O'Donnell brought down Mike Castle and Tom Ross, the former head of the DE GOP. Now there is a new power structure in place here, and we hope they will do the will of those that put them there.

29 posted on 02/04/2012 7:40:29 AM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Very stupid idea.
If we can’t win a majority, in the Republican Party, we will NEVER win a majority with the public at large.

Third Party ideas are egotistical stupidity.


30 posted on 02/04/2012 7:41:01 AM PST by Kansas58
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To: Windy City Conservative
Worst case scenario; Gingrich gets out of the race and endorses Santorum.

That's absolutely true since Gingrich is ahead of Santorum.

I’ll fight to defeat Romney in this primary. But if he wins the nomination, he’s got my vote and probably even my door to door efforts.

Why would you vote for a Massachusetts liberal that has the same track record as Obama?

31 posted on 02/04/2012 7:41:22 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

There are no events on Newt.org planned for today. does not look good. Newt looked tired last night at the prayer conference when he walked to the podium. It was the same walk he had when he spoke at the Florida Rally where Cain endorsed him. He knew Florida was lost then and I think he knows his campaign cannot continue against the negative ads. Santorum is hitting him hard too.

I will still vote for Newt in November - I will just write his name in. I will never vote for Romney.


32 posted on 02/04/2012 7:41:34 AM PST by glm
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

But I don’t see a brokered convention helping conservatives as that’s exactly what the elites want.


33 posted on 02/04/2012 7:42:45 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Josh Painter
Santorum has his own baggage

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-05/santorum-becomes-millionaire-in-six-years-after-losing-u-s-senate-seat.html

Just how bad was Rick Santorum’s 2006 reelection loss? Really bad.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/just-how-bad-was-rick-santorums-2006-reelection-loss/2012/01/06/gIQANaYflP_blog.html

Santorum has proved one thing ..... He's a loser.

34 posted on 02/04/2012 7:46:54 AM PST by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Kansas58

I think maybe you were out of the country in 2008?

We tried egotistical stupidity already. How’d that president McCain thing work out?

In hindsight, I wish we’d started a third party then!


35 posted on 02/04/2012 7:47:38 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (What if Obama isn't the anti-Christ after all? What if it's Romney?...)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Romney is better than Obama
On Israel
On Defense Policy
On Immigration
36 posted on 02/04/2012 7:48:58 AM PST by Kansas58
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To: Josh Painter

There was an article here yesterday that quoted Santorum as saying God called him to run for President. Someone who talks like that is NEVER going to quit.


37 posted on 02/04/2012 7:50:08 AM PST by Mangia E Statti Zitto
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To: DaveinOK54

I feel sick, I hope he isn’t throwing in the towel. I was counting on him...


38 posted on 02/04/2012 7:50:51 AM PST by Irenic
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To: Outlaw Woman

I would take Sarah in a heartbeat


39 posted on 02/04/2012 7:51:36 AM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now, and in the future)
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To: faucetman
Obama lost his first race.

Santorum won, more than once, in a Democrat State.

Santorum lost his last race during an anti-Bush wave election. Coattails matter.

Santorum was never my first choice, but your attacks against him are not fair.

40 posted on 02/04/2012 7:52:02 AM PST by Kansas58
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To: Kansas58

Romney will be worse than Obama in holding Republican seats in Congress.


41 posted on 02/04/2012 7:52:48 AM PST by CASchack
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Who says Gingrich / Palin wouldn’t win.

Your scenario won't work. Palin as the #2? Been there. Why would she want to be #2 on any ticket again, when should could have been the presumptive #1?

Had she made her 'no' known earlier, maybe more/better conservative candidates would have jumped in to the race. Many waited to see what she was going to do. She delayed and delayed and delayed.


42 posted on 02/04/2012 7:54:21 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: Kansas58

Romney is better than Obama
On Israel
On Defense Policy
On Immigration
__________________________________________

1 Israel

So just what is Romney’s policy on Israel ???

2. Defense

A 2008 debate

Mr Romney what would you do if we were attacked ???

Consult my attorneys...

3. Immigration

“We cant send them all back”

“We must find a path to citizenship”


43 posted on 02/04/2012 7:54:29 AM PST by Tennessee Nana (Romney I like firing people......and I’m not concerned about the very poor.)
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To: Kansas58
Romney is better than Obama On Israel On Defense Policy On Immigration

Quite frankly, you don't know that. No one does.

We don't know what he is better than, because what he says and what he does are two different things.

From his term as MA governor,we know he will govern as a liberal and destroy the GOP in the process.

Romney will say whatever it takes to be elected.

44 posted on 02/04/2012 7:54:52 AM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
It is not possible to do anything in this country without a strong political party behind you.
If your ego requires that everyone in the room agrees with you 100%, all the time -— nobody else will be in the room but you!
Elect yourself Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer and adjourn.
45 posted on 02/04/2012 7:55:16 AM PST by Kansas58
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To: txhurl

What if the newly forming Gingrich / Palin Tea Party rebellion were able to score Ron Paul, with some deal?

Imagine Gingrich / Palin independent, with Ron Paul as their publicly declared Fed Chairman.

Even Obama would freak.


46 posted on 02/04/2012 7:55:54 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (What if Obama isn't the anti-Christ after all? What if it's Romney?...)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Mitt has offered Newt the # 2 position, they both realize that it’s the only way to unseat the current regime, they will work together to ensure that outcome and save our nation from the utter disaster that Barry would do to us if he had four more years.


47 posted on 02/04/2012 7:56:01 AM PST by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
WE need to shake this up even more, with a Brokered Convention.

I strongly fear a brokered convention would come out with Jeb Bush. He is worse than the 4 running currently. We don't need Dynasty Jeb. The Bush's have already done enough damage.


48 posted on 02/04/2012 7:56:59 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: Kansas58
BULL! Romney IS Obama. He's a gun grabbing, abortion pushing, homosexual supporting liberal.

Romney appointed 2 judges in Massachusetts that were members of homosexual rights groups. Voila! Homosexual "marriage" via the courts in Mass. Think SCOTUS. You want him picking nominees? CONSERVATIVES do not.

49 posted on 02/04/2012 7:58:08 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: TomGuy

I think Palin would accept a supporting role, in forming an actual pro-America alternative to the ossified mess the GOP has become.

Palin going Rogue, and changing history?

I’d betcha.


50 posted on 02/04/2012 7:58:52 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (What if Obama isn't the anti-Christ after all? What if it's Romney?...)
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