Skip to comments.Gingrich Gains 21 Points on Obama among Independents
Posted on 03/09/2012 9:13:46 PM PST by VinL
Three weeks ago, Rasmussens poll of likely voters showed Speaker Newt Gingrich trailing President Barack Obama by a whopping 27 percentage points (51 to 24 percent) among independent voters. Now, Rasmussen shows, Obamas lead over Gingrich has shrunk to just 6 points (41 to 35 percent) among independents. Obama also leads Gingrich by 6 points (44 to 38 percent) among all likely voters.
All this fake talk about economic recovery mean absolute crap for the majority of voters when they are paying such high prices for gas and high prices for everything else because of the high gas prices.
Yep. Newt’s strategy has not changed— basically, the majority may have reservations about my “baggage”- but as everything goes to hell in a handbag— you’ll love me then.
Romney’s well moneyed attack machine must have less busy recently.
We’d known everything about Newt, and Mittie, we’ve learned about Herman, and now about Tricky Ricky, now looking worser than ever, it’s still Newt!
Newt is best when he is hammering Obama.
He has to protect his flanks from Mittens and Santorum but his attacks need to focused on Obama.
Newt in the Fall campaign will be a dynamo, like you’ve never seen. Unbeatable. Mittie and Ricky would be milquetoasts!
The next 72 hours are crucial to Newts campaign, please, everyone, do everything you can for Newt through the weekend and Monday. Making calls is very very important, and today the calls were about 10% more pro-Newt than they were yesterday, and we need to keep building on that.
some of the phoners are exhausted, and even if you just make 10 calls EACH DAY, it would give someone a little break. Today the phone banks were jammed, but the weekend is when everyone tends to have other things to do. PLEASE HELP NEWT!!
From Newt 2012: friday
Field and Phone Leaders, CALLING ALL HANDS ON DECK!!
Our national phone team has successfully called through the original 18,000 volunteer sign-ups. This has resulted in a refined list of volunteer prospects for all 50 states. In 3 weeks our national call team has increased by 300%, or 50 new people per week.
Our increased call capacity will help us now begin to make calls into Super Tuesday states or those close by that can assist and or deploy to active states.
... YOU CAN NOW CHOOSE THE STATE THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO CALL
http://newtsnetwork.com/ (click Make the CAll in upper right hand corner)
NOTE: The list filters itself by time zones. It will not show you California at 10am Eastern Time because that is 7am Pacific Time and too early to call there. Once a states call list opens up the state name will be added to the dropdown list for you to call. (And in the reverse, Eastern Time Zones will be removed from the list as the night wears on.)
This new reality will enable us to be highly flexible in how we operate and target prospects for GOTV and or volunteer recruitment.
Please disseminate this information to your call teams and volunteer lists.
Go Newt! A Liberty driven intellect!!!
I feel Newt was GENIUS in formulating this $2.50 per gallon theme. It’s such perfect timing, you’ve got to wonder if he’s got a crystal ball.
It’s a populist issue ...hits everyone. And Obimbo just keeps flubbing it ...loved Newt in the video where he demonstrates that Obama is basically “trapped” by the gas issue.
Newt will trap Obama in the steel jaws of his brain, come November.
report from the ground in MS...
Friends, I have spent the better part of the last two days with a tireless and inspirational man. This Newt campaign has really been an honor. He is warm, intelligent and cares for America like nobody I have ever seen. He sincerely bleeds red, white and blue. I saw crowds fom 250 to nearly 1000 in the last 48 hours. These folks have been glued to each word and I saw inspiration in their eyes.
Ive chatted with Newt and he truly is grateful for each and every soul in every encounter. Im thrilled to see that we are winning here and Alabama. I hope it continues with all my heart. These other candidates are fine men but Newt was hand crafted for this unique challenge that our country now faces. I truly pray that Americans get this one right. Please do consider joining us this Sunday night. You will be amazed by this walking little chunk of history that we call Newt. ;)
PLEASE, PLEASE MAKE CALLS FOR NEWT EVERYBODY, PLEASE, ALL WEEKENDS LONG!
It’s hard, very hard to fight a demagogue. See Argentina, see Venezuela, see Bolivia. Ya think we are better than them? Think again!
Grounded people who have the brains and self control to deliver to a conservative spirit and message, are far and few between in politics. Newt will beat Obama.
>> Ive chatted with Newt
Liberty, Liberty, Liberty, Liberty!!! It’s a winning ticket!
Actually, if he had just stayed on message against Obama - if his handlers had done their jobs and not let him hear or see a damned ad in Iowa and Florida - and kept hammering away at Obama - his flanks would have needed no protection.
It would be over by now. His only chance is to show that he is far and away the best one to take on Obama. That will trump any GOP on GOP crime of negative ads. People like Newt when he attacks Obama. They don’t like him when he attacks Mitt or when he defends himself so much. Just the way it is.
Trickie Rickie, Mittie, would be more of the same, Obammie-Lite, vote Newt!
That was from a friend of mine in MS... I love how he called Newt a “little chunk of history”....
At a time when the country is on the verge of collapse I don’t understand why some people are preoccupied with issues other than jobs, massive debt, or the growth of government that threatens to extinguish freedom for generations to come.
In the war between good and evil, evil is narrowly winning.
This is very old news. Why are you posting it now?
Vin, did you notice that this was fom November? I am a Newt supporter but this is an old poll. I got all excited and then crashed.
“Newt was GENIUS in formulating this $2.50 per gallon theme”
I love the way answered the question about Rush’s apology. Never seen a conservative so effective. Newt immediately turned the issue to Obama’s apology to religious fanatics for burning the terrorist defaced Korans. Why aren’t we talking about that apology instead of this one?
Then he asked why media is now so interested in contraception but never asked about Obama vote FOR INFANTICIDE. Hilarious. This guy knows how to slam the media.
People foolishly think Romney can win because of his CEO charm/looks. But he isn’t going to out charisma Obama,who is their christ savior.
Gingrich can nullify 750 million in ads by winning the debates and having had a record of balanced budgets.
The US doesn’t need a glamorous head of state; we need a head of GOVERNMENT, who has the capability of fixing America.
Doesn’t take much to move these polls— Newt’s on message.
Just wait until he debates Obozo. Katie bar the door.....
Ronald Reagan was still down in double digits to Jimmy Carter, two weeks before the Election in 1980, and won in a near-landslide.
You are so right. Joe Lunchbox who is standing at the gas pump filling his tank at $5.35 per gallon is NOT standing there thinking: “Wow, President Obama says his Economic Recovery is starting to work. He’s doing a good job. I’m gonna vote for him again.” NO, NO, NO! He standing there saying: “Effin’ gas prices. I don’t care who the Republican nominee is, I’m voting against that s.o.b. in The White House.”
I will pay $10.00 a gallon until Election Day if it will get the Marxist Muslim out of the White House.
Newt’s baggage has been forgiven by God. When God forgives, there is NO MORE BAGGAGE.
When you have a message like that for everyone, not just the person you are replying to, you need to add a semi-colon and the word All behind the persons name you are replying to. (no dems; All) That way, everyone will receive notice that you have posted to them and they will read it. This post is sooooooo important. Thank you.
Newt will beat Obama.
We know that, but he has to get the nomination first. What can we do to get him and Rick to quit splitting the Conservative vote and giving Romney victory after victory???
At a time when the country is on the verge of collapse I dont understand why some people are preoccupied with issues other than jobs, massive debt, or the growth of government that threatens to extinguish freedom for generations to come.
SPOT ON!!! It’s a shame no one can get Rev. Rick Santorum to understand that.
How can you say this is old news, Tawiskaro, when the date of the article is March 9, 2012?
It’s utterly sickening to see all these people in the polls voting for Romney because they say “beating Obama is the highest priority.” What this means is they are voting for a candidate they don’t like as much as the others because they are ASSUMING they know how people who by their very nature THINK DIFFERENTLY THAN THEY DO will vote in November. How in the world could they possibly know how these other people think? Highly paid political consultants can barely make those kinds of predictions correctly more than half of the time. I just want to grab these people by the scruff of the neck, shake them silly and yell in their faces “STOP BEING SO STUPID, STUPID!”
Are you serious, posting an article from 8 Nov 2011? WTH???
Pls disregard my last two posts. I later saw you`d acknowledged the time element of the story.
The article is from November 8, 2011 or didn't you notice?
Yep - and his stupid "does that make sense, for me to want high gas prices, despite what me and my energy guy say, and keep on hurtin' people" interview last week shows how stupid he knows his base is.
WOLF: Mitt beat Rick, but Newt beat Barack
Only one Republican has made Obama squirm
A month ago you could FEEL the flow to Santorum. It was in the air. This week the wind is blowing the other way.
No worries, Mate. We’re gonna get way past that.
Okay. i would post it everywhere in the world if I could, but I didn’t want to offend anyone. So, I guess you mean if it’s a pro-Gingrich thread it’s okay. Thanks.
In 1994, there was only one person who consistently believed Republicans could weather the storms and capture control of the Congress for the first time in four decades; in 2012, he is a candidate for President. ~Ken Kies
Im not sure [Gingrich] ever had a lot of friends here, and Im not sure he cared, because he came here to accomplish a purpose, not to make buddies, said Ken Kies, an influential tax lobbyist and a Gingrich donor. Newt led a revolution, so that tends to leave bodies on the floor.
We need a real bastard in the White House this time. Newt’s the man.
Newt did stay positive in IA for 3 weeks - purposefully and publicly - and willard continued to crap all over him. And then, romney did the same thing in Florida. I do not believe the tactic of sitting still while a pile of human crud dumps all over you. I honestly don’t know what the answer is, but you can’t be serious that you don’t defend yourself or set the record straight when people are downright lying about. You can’t mean that.
When you are out advertised 65 to 1, you cannot defend yourself. You cannot return fire. I mean, you can try, but it wont’ work. And it didn’t work. He tried all of that and lost 75% of his support.
I still say my way would have worked a helluva lot better. How well? I don’ know in Iowa and NH - but he more or less did in SC what I propose, and I wish he had tried it in Florida.
You may be right. You are definitely wiser and more calmer than I am, I just know it was so difficult to watch that all unfold. I think maybe the difference in SC was they were true southerners, florida much more of a mix. I don’t really even know, or seriously care.
I just think the so-called conservative media need to start speaking out against romney and what he is doing, which is despoiling the primary process with his filth. Somebody’s ahead of you? Pull out the dirt and dump. Everyone condemned Newt for his capitalism remarks, it was stuff the left says. Well, romney is playing exactly like the left does and no one speaks up or EVER questions romney about it. No one.
My perspective is only that I hate Obama more than I do Romney - and I know a lot of folks around here might not agree with that. I respect their opinion, that’s just not me.
Also, I know for whatever reason, Newt only resonates when he attacks Obama and liberals who support Obama. It was like when he went after Clinton.
Thus, I wanted to Newt to do what made him popular: attack the left, period. But yes, it was hard as hell to sit by and hear that incredible attacks from Romney (and Bachmann and Santorum and Paul also). It was awful. It made me start to hate Mitt more, I’ll tell you that.
Yes; you have my permission. LOL.... Lord bless you for your efforts. We need Newt to win this thing so badly.
We need a real bastard in the White House this time. Newts the man.
Too bad that’s not his campaign slogan. LOL