Newt, remember 1996?
Newt, remember August/September 2011? The threat to shut down the government didn’t go so well then. What on earth would make you believe it will be any different this time? They don’t call the GOP the stupid party for nothing.
Doing the same thing repeatedly, expecting a different result is the definition of Gingrichism.
You should check some facts.
Obama’s lowest approval rating was in September 2011. He was rightly blamed for the downgrade of US debt (which is a good reason he should be fired... oh I forgot he works in Washington). Congress always has an approval rating of less than 20%, but it doesn’t seem to have anything to do with whether people vote for a Republican congress next time around. I agree with Newt.