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Video: Gingrich Senior Advisor Randy Evans Explains Delegate Math (Karl Rove Gets Schooled)
newt.org ^ | March 7, 2012 | Rabdy Evans

Posted on 03/07/2012 5:54:58 PM PST by Red Steel

On Fox News, Randy Evans outlines Newt’s path forward and breaks down the delegate math, which shows 2/3 of delegates are still available.

Brett Baier - We thought we'd have a battle of the white boards here. First to you Randy. How does Speaker Gingrich get this nomination? How do you plan to say you can have the number of delegates?

Randy Evans - Well Brett, lets start with two things first is that this idea that somehow the nomination is over. That somehow nobody can get the number now or that governor Romney has it. Lets look at this board here that Karl would appreciate. Three big numbers, one is Texas with 152 delegates; Eight winner take all states, 382, but the big number is 503 delegates who are not bound. Basically, you have a 1,000 delegates, a 1,000 delegates that are in play and those are in play all across the country, and they are at play in terms of Texas in big numbers.

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TOPICS: Front Page News
KEYWORDS: getoutnewt; gingrich; karlrove; newt; newtgetout; newtsplittingthevote; randyevans; rove
Karl Rove "conveniently forgets" a big key fact in the "Battle of the White Boards." Gingrich's key senior adviser Evans easily wins the battle.
1 posted on 03/07/2012 5:55:10 PM PST by Red Steel

To: Red Steel; onyx; katiedidit1

Another beautiful and post that adds and subtracts!

2 posted on 03/07/2012 5:59:59 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)

To: Red Steel
I saw this-Randy use to be Karl's go to guy on this stuff. Ha. All hell coming, to pressure Newt to get out. I bet they pour negative ads in the south. I am praying the good people in the south go with Newt (who has more leadership-the more you hear Ricky, you think he was reading Newt's speeches. Santo supporters are flooding Sarah Palin’s facebook, scolding her in voting for Newt... Get this.. due to his adultery. No kidding. Now, we know why some are hanging with Santos. The moderator there has been busy.
3 posted on 03/07/2012 6:19:51 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)

To: Christie at the beach
scolding her in voting for Newt

WOW!

Did Santorum supporters, also, scold Rick for CAMPAIGNING and voting for the ONLY PRO ABORTION, ANTI-Traditional Marriage and PRO HOMO candidate, Mitt in '08? NO, the hypocrites support him.

4 posted on 03/07/2012 6:37:04 PM PST by presently no screen name

To: RitaOK
Rove harping on Newt losing the south? first of all due to some questionable tactics in VA..Newt was not on the ballot and 2nd of all..I never considered Oklahoma to be a southern state. Newt won Georgia, SC and he came in 2nd in Fla (another rigged deal) That leaves Tennessee.

I hope Newt stays in and he wins Texas. That would silence Rove and his followers. We shall see. It is best to avoid the Coulters, Roves and Fox. We know whose side they are on...let Newt rattle and shake up the establishment.

5 posted on 03/07/2012 6:44:34 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)

To: Christie at the beach

It was pretty apparent after South Carolina. That’s about when I joined the debate. A good percentage of the anti Newt posts had to due with his personal life. There were even outright lies about him leaving his wife in the hospital with cancer. Another thing that made me angry were the people running around saying things about the ethics charges they knew were false.

6 posted on 03/07/2012 6:49:41 PM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)

To: trappedincanuckistan
I agree, I saw that too.

It has to be pretty lame to go to her web page and post hateful comments; they are suppose to be loving and forgiving hearts. I couldn't believe all of the hatefulness. Palin supporters didn't stand for it.

7 posted on 03/07/2012 6:56:00 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)

To: Red Steel

Tokyo Rove made two errors in his presentation:

1. 32-25 = 7 , not 5.

2. He said Romney got 41 delegates in VA, and Newt 0 and Santorum 0. Newt and Santorum were not on the ballot, and write-ins were not allowed.

I would love to someday see Tokyo Rove standing outside the media buildings holding his whiteboard, pleading for someone to interview him.

8 posted on 03/07/2012 6:56:37 PM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)

To: katiedidit1

Oklahoma is a Southern State. You don’t know what the hell you are talking about.

9 posted on 03/07/2012 7:04:54 PM PST by Oklahoma

To: trappedincanuckistan

Santorum is throwing this thing to Mitt. He’s not in the same class as Newt. He has about a third of the GOP, which is as far as he can go.
The nation is in dire financial condition. Obama is about to start a war in Iran, and the rest of the middle east is boiling over because of Obama. We realistically have to repeal Obamacare THIS term.
And little ricky is delusional enough to think that i give a rats ass about Newts marital problems a decade ago? The lunatic,,

A person would have to be certifiable to think he could attract enough support from the middle to defeat Obama. He has maxxed out his percentage with people who share his religious position. He can go no farther.

I think he is working to eliminate Newt,,then close a veep deal with Romney for an establishment win.

10 posted on 03/07/2012 7:06:24 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)

To: presently no screen name
==>Did Santorum supporters, also, scold Rick for CAMPAIGNING and voting for the ONLY PRO ABORTION, ANTI-Traditional Marriage and PRO HOMO candidate, Mitt in ‘08? NO, the hypocrites support him.

I think they keep that quiet. As soon as it became public, she voted for Newt, they came there in criticizing her- how as a Christian woman how she could support Newt.

11 posted on 03/07/2012 7:09:42 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)

To: katiedidit1

>> I hope Newt stays in and he wins Texas.

I’m looking forward to voting for him... now that the judges have so graciously allowed us Texans to exercise our right to vote.

12 posted on 03/07/2012 7:20:00 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)

To: Christie at the beach
Take a stroll down my posting history where I made the same observation. There were virtually no responses to those posts.
13 posted on 03/07/2012 7:41:51 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Romney - Santorum: Twin Sons of Different Mothers...)

To: Christie at the beach

Gingrich and Santorum split the conservative vote, demand the other drops out, and attack each other, while Romney gets to say he wants to stay above the fray.

14 posted on 03/07/2012 7:57:13 PM PST by Once-Ler (ProLife ProGun ProGod ProSoldier ProBusiness Republican for Palin)

To: Red Steel
Video is waaay too slow at Newt.org

A lot faster directly from YouTube:

15 posted on 03/07/2012 8:02:32 PM PST by WeatherGuy

To: Oklahoma

Excuse me? I dont need your smart ass post. I have always thought of Oklahoma as a western state

16 posted on 03/07/2012 8:07:27 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)

To: trappedincanuckistan

Yes and then one poster dared to tell me I wasn’t a true Christian! And that was a Santorum supporter.

UGH!

17 posted on 03/07/2012 8:28:16 PM PST by ConfidentConservative (If my people shall humble themselves and pray,I will hear from Heaven and heal their land.)

To: katiedidit1

You thought wrong. After Santorum wins Mississippi, Alabama and Texas will you dismiss those results as well?

Newt can’t win but he can end up throwing the nomination to Romney.

18 posted on 03/07/2012 8:32:11 PM PST by Oklahoma

To: katiedidit1

I have always thought of Oklahoma as a western state”

You may want to change your thinking. Oklahoma is part of the original southern or Dixie states.

19 posted on 03/07/2012 8:43:01 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)

To: Red Steel

“Karl Rove “conveniently forgets” a big key fact in the “Battle of the White Boards.” Gingrich’s key senior adviser Evans easily wins the battle. “

What Evans doesnt say is that even if most of the delegates are yet to be selected, with Gingrich in 3rd place in polls in most states - HE WONT GET THEM.

In Texas, for example, Santorum led the latest poll, then Romney. Newt was 3rd.

20 posted on 03/07/2012 8:43:15 PM PST by WOSG (Legion of Acceptibility)

To: Oklahoma

Yes, even most of the Indian nations are southern in origins. The Choctows and Chickasaws, went on hunting expeditions on the Red River. right to the cross timbers that mark the limits of the Great Plains. Which is one reason they ended up there after removal. But definitely, the Southeast is as southern as northeast Texas

21 posted on 03/07/2012 8:43:35 PM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)

To: Grams A

“Oklahoma is part of the original southern or Dixie states.”

Wow! Now that’s what I call a Sooner!

22 posted on 03/07/2012 8:53:13 PM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)

To: Grams A

Sorry, but I grew up in the south right on the NC border and the dress, food, culture in Oklahama is not southern. They do appear more western imo.
The southeastern part of the state has a little southern flair but the further west and north you go..it is gone.

23 posted on 03/07/2012 9:14:58 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)

To: Oklahoma

Little Ricky wont ever be president..take that to the bank.

Look, you may consider Oklahoma to be a southern state and in the south east section there is a little flair but they do not talk or dress like the folks in the south and western and Northern Oklahoma do not feel southern at all in their culture.
You get a tad snippy lol is that a yankee attitude?...say what you want..the folks I have met from Oklahoma do not have southern drawls
Santorum should drop out and support the only true conservative in this race...NEWT

24 posted on 03/07/2012 9:23:43 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)

To: Oklahoma
“Oklahoma is a Southern State. You don’t know what the hell you are talking about.”

You're either not an Okie (I am) or OK quit teaching OK History in junior high school. Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and Arizona are the Southwest. Radically different history and culture than the South. Don't mean the difference as a negative, just the fact it is different. You get a duh...

25 posted on 03/07/2012 9:48:38 PM PST by Hootowl99

To: katiedidit1

A “Yankee attitude?” I thought we were all Americans, but I guess some of us aren’t.

Little Newt lost the great Southern state of Oklahoma, and he won’t win another one after Georgia.

26 posted on 03/07/2012 10:04:49 PM PST by Lauren BaRecall (I declare for Santorum)

To: Christie at the beach

I’ve encountered people on FR who call Newt a “pig” for having affairs while seperated from his former wives.

That is very narrow minded, in my opinion.

27 posted on 03/07/2012 10:40:17 PM PST by SatinDoll (No Foreign Nationals as our President!)

To: Oklahoma

Oklahoma is a Southern State. You don’t know what the hell you are talking about.
*****************
I don’t want to get into a big argument here.

However, Kentucky, Tennessee and Arkansas are considered to be Mid-South States (and there are many businesses that use that term). Oklahoma is a Prairie State, like MO, KS, NB, etc.

Texas is not a Southern State. Only East Texas is considered Southern, like LA, MS, AL and GA. The rest of Texas is usually referred to as Southwest.

28 posted on 03/08/2012 12:24:52 AM PST by octex

To: Lauren BaRecall

Newt won SC, Georgia and came in 2nd in Fla. Sorry but Oklahoma was indian territory during the civil war. Not even a state yet. Not exactly a place I would envision southern belles sitting under a magnolia tree. Always have and always will view it as a western state.

29 posted on 03/08/2012 3:28:43 AM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)

To: octex

You are right.

30 posted on 03/08/2012 3:36:46 AM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)

To: Grams A

OK did not become a state until 1907. It is partly southern and partly midwestern in orientation. It was part of AR Territory prior to 1834. It is more like TX than any of its other neighbors.

31 posted on 03/08/2012 6:37:06 AM PST by Theodore R. (Mathematically, it's all over, says Mittens.)

To: ConfidentConservative
Yes and then one poster dared to tell me I wasn’t a true Christian! And that was a Santorum supporter.

Shades of Torquemada in the Spanish Inquisition. As a Christian I was always told to believe in forgiveness with actual remorse and change of deeds.

Fortunately you and I can't be tortured (yet) because some dumbass pronounces us not a "true" Christian.

To be fair, I haven't yet heard Santorum himself pronounce who is and who isn't a "true Christian".

It may be the recently observed phenomenon of supporters driving away their candidate's potential voters with their own personal vitriol and spite and, as a Newt supporter, I hope it does exactly that!

32 posted on 03/08/2012 8:00:19 AM PST by Sal (BHO is serving America--SERVING US RIGHT UP ON A PLATTER!!!)

To: Sal

It will, because it goes to the very heart of the person’s deepest most important value of their life with Christ.

I haven’t heard Santorum say any such thing either. BUT, IF the supporters choose to put a knife in the heart of a poster’s relationship with Christ, IT IS BEING READ by more then the poster they cut and it doesn’t bode well to the readers.

(I told that poster the very same thing.)

33 posted on 03/08/2012 8:21:47 AM PST by ConfidentConservative (If my people shall humble themselves and pray,I will hear from Heaven and heal their land.)

To: Grams A
As a neighbor to OK, KS, we were framed by Southern-leaning sympathizers MO and OK, on our East and South, so even though I always thought of OK like TX to be the beginning of the West, I'm wrong.

I guess OK is what the people who live there think it is.

34 posted on 03/08/2012 8:57:33 AM PST by zerosix (native sunflower)

To: Grams A
“You may want to change your thinking. Oklahoma is part of the original southern or Dixie states.”

It depends on your frame of reference. When you are playing ‘Cowboys and Indians’, Oklahoma is a western state. If you are coming from a Civil War POV, you get a different answer. If you are looking at are looking at it geographically, you get a third answer.

That is why there are so many disparate opinions.

35 posted on 03/08/2012 10:04:17 AM PST by chooseascreennamepat (The response to 1984 is 1776.)

Wow! Now that’s what I call a Sooner!”

Well, even though I’m a Texas, I did go to school at OU long ago when it was a true football power - so go Boomer Sooner’s! Others say that it depends on the context of your discussion as to whether Oklahoma is a southern state or not. The one thing I will have to say is that I never had grits with my eggs while living in Oklahoma so for some that might be yet another criteria for determining whether they are southern folks or not. Nor were there many plantations. Perhaps we could say that Oklahoma is a southern state but not a Deep South state. Regardless, it is a great State with an awesome Governor!

36 posted on 03/08/2012 10:56:57 AM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)

To: All; Hootowl99; octex; katiedidit1

I DO want to get into a big argument on this point. If you’re not from Oklahoma you can be forgiven for not knowing the history, sociology and geography of my state. But if you are from here there is no excuse for the colossal ignorance of believing Oklahomans aren’t Southern.

Geographically Oklahoma is a South-Central state. We are in the western South as compared to the eastern South. We are Southwesteners but we aren’t like folks in Arizona or most of New Mexico. When I go out there people ask me where in the South I’m from. We are also different from the folks in most of Kansas and Nebraska.

Linguistically Oklahomans speak a dialect of Southern English. See this Wikipedia article which is close enough for our purposes. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_English_%28American%29

The largest church group by membership in Oklahoma is the Southern Baptists.

If you study the early US Census records for the Twin Territories and the State of Oklahoma you will find that a big majority of the early white settlers and even more of the native Indian population came from the Southeastern United States. My own family is a good example of this migration pattern. My parents (like me) were born and raised in Oklahoma. My grandparents (except for one born in Indian Territory) came here from Arkansas and Alabama. My great grandparents came from Arkansas, Texas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and the Carolinas. I don’t see a Northern state in that list.

Where I live the topography, vegetation, wildlife and climate are very similar not to the areas to the west but to the areas extending east to the Atlantic Ocean. At one point 100 years or so ago Oklahoma was one of the major cotton producing states and many of the agricultural practices here were identical to the other cotton belt states.

Geographically, linguistically, culturally, historically, and climatologically Oklahoma is a Southern State.

One final thought: Newt’s massive ego can only help Romney.

37 posted on 03/08/2012 8:00:17 PM PST by Oklahoma

To: Oklahoma
Historically Oklahoma was indian territory during the civil war. Yes, Okies are different from folks from Nebraska, New Mexico and very different from the folks in NC., SC., Alabama and Mississippi.

Santorum is a pious fraud..he talks the talk but he does not walk the walk. He is not worthy enough to shine Newt's shoes

38 posted on 03/09/2012 6:19:05 AM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)

To: Oklahoma

Oh, O.K. ....Understand that I was referring to history and geography, not how people consider themselves to be.

If you want to call OK a South-Central state that’s alright with me.

I’m in North Central Texas (DFW area) and we’re not considered to be the South, but if you folks up North of us want to call yourselves Southerners instead of Sooners it’s o.k. with me. Your neighbors in Arkansas consider themselves to be a mid-South state.

I understand why so many ancestral roots in OK are from the Southeast US. There was the forced Trail of Tears and the open land grab events (thus the name Sooners).

39 posted on 03/09/2012 6:35:22 AM PST by octex

To: katiedidit1

Before the Civil War cotton was one of the major cash crops in the Indian Nations. The Southeastern tribes in Oklahoma during that time all had black slaves. The Chickasaws and Choctaws were united with the Confederacy and actually sent a delegation to the Confederate Congress. The other tribes weren’t as united but they all raised troops for the Confederacy. The last Confederate General Officer to surrender at the end of the war was the Cherokee Stand Watie.

Granted the war was on a smaller scale than in the east but many battles were fought in what is now Oklahoma. In northern Oklahoma it was more like what was going on in northwestern Arkansas and Missouri in that it was a guerrilla war. Families split with fighting on both sides. I had at least six or seven direct ancestors in the Confederate Army and at least one in the Union Army. The Union soldier was in the First Arkansas Cavalry and had two brothers in the Confederate Army. In at least one battle I had great grandfathers on both sides of the fight.

At family reunions you can put all my Alabama, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma relatives together and not realize which ones came from which state.

I’ll never get over seeing Newt sitting at Pelosi’s side lecturing us about “man-made” global warming. That says it all. The only reason (besides ego) why Newt is staying in the race is to throw it to Romney.

40 posted on 03/09/2012 6:45:18 PM PST by Oklahoma

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