Skip to comments.VIDEO: Rick Santorum Agrees With Newt
Posted on 03/19/2012 11:24:04 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
In a comment on another thread, FReeper katiedidit1 posted this VIDEO of Rick Santorum praising Newt Gingrich, telling how he learned under the tutelage of Newt! On and on.....
Great piece katiedidit1!
Thank YOU for not only this post but all you do:) for once I totally agree with Rick Santorum..he is right on in this video
Yes, you know they worked together, and Santorum was a key player in the events leading up to Gingrich becoming speaker.
Santorum was a supporter of Newt even before he entered politics, and was listening to Gingrich speeches when discussing his plans.
Santorum was part of the gang of 7 who made the check-kiting scandal a national story, which was instrumental in the Republican sweep that carried Newt Gingrich into office.
And when Santorum went to the Senate, he was considered Newt’s point man in that body, working hard to make sure the budgets were balanced, and contributing to the 4 great years of budgets, even after Newt left his position.
And what is the point of this thread, CW?
If the goal is to stop Romney and ultimately, Obama, what earthly purpose do your rants against Santorum accomplish except to make you Newt lovers look like sore losers?
Newt’s campaign is OVER. His funds are drying up, his supporters are abandoning him in droves, his percentages in state polls abysmal. There is no point in his staying in the race except to fuel his own limitless ego needs.
He could have been a hero if he had withdrawn and thrown his support to Santorum. Likely he will now be remembered only for being a spoiler.
You should be thankful that he slithered by the vetting process until just recently. He is now being exposed for his big govt., flip flopping record.
HANG TOUGH NEWT!
It appears Rick appreciated and helped Newt all those years ago....
...but there is no consideration or respect today for Rick from Newt or a group of people on this forum.
I believe it goes to the character of the man, Rick Santorum, that he presses on!
As of right now Mitt has won 15 states...
Santorum has won 9. And placed second 8x’s.
Newt has won two. And placed second 4x’s.
And while I don’t want Newt to drop out, it’s time for Conservatives to rally around Santorum, if for no other reason to deny Romney the nomination and to take the fight to the convention!
NO Newt.... Obama wins BIG..
Romney wins... Obama wins a little less..
Santo wins.... Obama wins even less..
Newt Wins..... Obama doesnt Win at all.. You know.. LOOOSES..
...goes to your character as well....
Amazing how that works.
How did I insult him, Guenevere?? What words did I say??
Newt Supporters are not abandoning him and Newt is taking his battle to Tampa.
Quit Bashing Newt and we wont Start Bashing Santorum. We have pulled our punches for the sake of civility but we are getting sick and tired of having to defend Newt on FR.
Oh by the way who does Obammy keep defending himself against. New Flash it ain’t Santorum.
Oh wait Santorum cannot be worried about Jobs, US debt or Gas prices, He is too busy complaining about PR not speaking English, Illegal Porn, Or against Birth Control.
How much do you think the Independent voters care about Santorum three items. You do realize it is the Ind. that will chose the next Potus.
Why don’t you keep tapping your little foot while you reread ALL your posts
Whatever Lil' Ricky. Might as well wash Mitt's feet while your at it.
“Quit bashing Newt and we won’t start bashing Santorum”
LOL, Bailee. That’s all you Newties do...bash Rick over and over until you have nothing left to say.
And by the way, I was a Newt supporter. But he let me down and you should realize that he has let you down too.
He’s not serious about his campaign anymore. He’s out dancing with Calista.
This was 2008, MM. and they all said and did things in the past that they wouldn’t say or do today.
Would someone like to post the pic of Newt sitting next to Pelosi on the couch?
Live in today. ..Move on...
I would change that to HANG IT UP, NEWT.
“Hes out dancing with Calista”
While Rick is hammering home his I don’t care about unemployment/Mitt is mean to his dog message.
Very well said, Bailee. I don’t want to alienate anyone here, but here on FP, and several other sites I have posted on, Santorum supporters attack Newt & call for him to drop out. They are “as bad as” Mittbots twisting things about Newt & trying to pass them off as facts.They attack anyone who tries to post Santorum’s factual legislative records or provide links to the same.
Then, they turn around & project that behavior onto Newt supporters.
Newt has tried to work something out with Rick, but he is having none of it. Rick has attacked & smeared Newt, but Newt hasn’t done the same to Rick. How many states did Newt stay out of for Rick’s benefit? And how many of those did Rick not come in first?
Newt is both a fiscal & a social conservative. He has the record to prove it.
Rick chooses to focus on social conservatism, believing it to be the right priority
He can’t portray himself as a fiscal conservative because his record betrays that.
Both groups are entitled to their preference & priorities.
Please stop trying to bully us.
I hope that I am not overstepping my newness. Mod(s), please delete if so.
... Rick was taken out of context and that was not his emphasis.....
In case you really want to know....his statement was about employment figures rising and falling
.. and he cares very much about the rate of unemployment...
..but the state of the nation is paramount to beginning of healing that would correct the problems with our present unemployment.
There....now you know the truth.
Would be nice if, in future post, you reflected that.
Maybe you should ask for further clarification before you say silly things. I would also recommend developing a sense of humor
My comment was meant to illustrate Rick’s political incompetence in a humorous fashion. Once again he’s served up ammunition to an unfriendly media. I did read his entire statement. I understood what he was saying perfectly. However, he failed to connect the loss of freedom to short term economic indicators like unemployment as he should of done (instead choosing “I don’t care about unemployment”). By not explaining himself better and not choosing his words more carefully he allowed the media to take a snip of what he said. He needs to do a better job of explaining things and quit serving up soundbites.
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