Skip to comments.Gingrich: I'm more Southern than Romney
Posted on 03/10/2012 10:47:35 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
...."I have had grits before," he told a crowd at a Mobile cafe on Saturday morning, making a not-so-subtle knock on former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney's joking admission to an audience that he was starting to like the favorite Southern food.
....The former House Speaker contended that was evidence of a larger problem facing his rival: "I figure if you don't understand grits, there's a pretty high likelihood that you don't understand the rest of the South, either."
...."We have momentum, but we haven't won," he told a crowd at his second cafe stop of the day - Mama Lou's in Robertsdale. "We still have to go out and finish the sale, we have to make sure, particularly in a county like this that has such a huge Republican vote, we need to make sure that everybody understands the opportunity."
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You got that right. A yankee trying to talk grits ain’t going to get elected in the deep south.
I bet you have one of those sweater vests and have a ridiculously high self opinion of yourself for no apparent reason too, right?
They can’t take it, can they?
So they must distort beyond recognition, while they deny plain truth staring at them.
A man of vast accomplishment, but some will only say, but what of “the baggage” and try to ignore away the accomplishment.
As to the South, when people from elsewhere demand that a southerner quit caring about the south, my answer is that southerners care about it, and don’t care that you don’t.
But the last time I checked, southerners were still a big, and very important, part of the United States.
Their votes are precious to me, as they had long been downtrodden before they rose again and must be reckoned with.
For the nation’s survivival and the defeat of Obama and pals, may Newt do the same.
Newt Gingrichs baggage:
PhD, History, Tulane University, 1971
MA, Tulane University, 1968
BA, Modern European History, Emory University, 1965
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1979-1999
Speaker, United States House of Representatives, 1995-1998
Chair, Republican National Convention, 1996
Republican Whip, United States House of Representatives, 1989-1994
Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, present
Founder, Center for Health Transformation, 2003-present
Honorary Chairman, NanoBusiness Alliance, 2000-present
Founder, Gingrich Group, 1999-present
Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 1999-present
News and Political Analyst, FOX News Channel, 1999-2011
Guest Professor, Kennesaw State College, September 1993
Professor, History and Environmental Studies, West Georgia College, 1970-1978
Distinguished Visiting Scholar/Professor, National Defense University
Chair, American Solutions Political Action Committee, present
General Chair, American Solutions for Winning the Future, present
Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Member, Committee on the Present Danger
Advisory Board Member, Common Good
Co-Founder, Conservative Opportunity Society
Member, Terrorism Task Force, Council on Foreign Relations
Honorary Member, East Cobb Rotary
Advisory Board Member, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Editorial Board Member, Johns Hopkins University Journal, Biosecurity and Bioterrorism
Board Member, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Founding Member, Project Vote Smart
Founder, Young Republicans Club, Emory University
Former Chairman, GOPAC
What is with the “High Opinion” remark and what is it based on? Why is it you folks are always on the personal attacks the supporters of Rick or Rick himself? Yes I have the official Rick sweater BTW along with about 6 or 7 other sweater vests. I live in the NE where it get cold.
I’m keeping track of Romney’s robo-calls = 16 thus far.
Most folks might get tired of that nuisance.
Lord knows, I am.
Going to Newt Gingrich’s Rally in Brandon, Mississippi, at the City Hall tomorrow night!
Looking forward to hearing all about it!
I hope this driver doesn’t fall through He’s my first friend here and I made him promise! I’m letting him drive my car. There’s no way I could find the place. It’s at 8:00PM tomorrow night!
I can understand you supporting him though, sweater vest people need to stick together, I bet 95% of people who wear sweater vests are voting for him.
I got lost the other morning and couldn’t find the Jackson place so had to return home in tears, once I figured out how to get off the road to Memphis!
Hope he gets you there safely, Onyx. Are you going to get the chance to meet Newt?
16 beats me. :^)
I got a dozen robocalls from Romney. I only remember the first one a hit job. PMSNBC News Brokejaw stating that Newt was “guilty of ethics charges” by Congress.
As we all know now, it was all bogus charges.
I hope so!
Yep, I got that one too. One had a local number to call afterward, so I called it to complain and to tell them to remove my name and number.
One from Newt was a internal poll. Thank goodness I didn’t know that until afterward! I answered Newt all the way!
Four robo calls from Newt. The internal poll, one from Rick Perry, one from JC Watts and one from Newt Gingrich.
Unless something truly unexpected happens at the convention, I plan on voting for Newt twice this year.
Hey Newt... you are getting my vote and the vote of everyone that I have talked with... we will deliver Mississippi to you TUESDAY!
>> I (living in Florida) listened to Marjk Steyn day-after-day ... while he performed a hatchet-job on Newt Gingrich ...
Agreed. He was annoying, but still entertaining in his jocular way. I did tune out, however.
Its a shame Yankees wont vote for the man. I’m sure newt would make a great president.
>> stating that Newt was guilty of ethics charges by Congress.
Because he bucked the establishment. Exactly the guy we want!
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