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Gingrich: Letís face it, Iím going to be the nominee
Hot Air ^ | DECEMBER 1, 2011 | ALLAHPUNDIT

Posted on 12/01/2011 3:23:05 PM PST by RobinMasters

He’s at 50 percent in Florida and nationally, among likely voters, enjoys a 20-point lead on Romney. He’s not blowing smoke here. If he doesn’t stumble this month and Cain drops out, it’s absolutely possible that he’ll run the table in the early states. Unlike in other years, that itself won’t cinch the nomination — Romney’s got the cash and organization to press on, and there’ll be time before Super Tuesday for Newt to cool off — but still.

I feel like Pascow in “Pet Sematary,” pleading with Dr. Creed not to let his desperation drive him to something terrible. You don’t have to nominate Newt. You don’t have to do this, Louis.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gingrich; newt
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1 posted on 12/01/2011 3:23:11 PM PST by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters

He acts just the way Obama acted, so entitled.

Ridiculous.

IT AIN’T OVER TIL IT’S OVER, KEMOSABE


2 posted on 12/01/2011 3:26:08 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

Anybody but Romney.


3 posted on 12/01/2011 3:27:01 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: RobinMasters

Newt is absolutely right!
He made that statement to mkae Romney have a cardiac arrest.


4 posted on 12/01/2011 3:28:21 PM PST by indpndtguy
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To: RobinMasters

It sure has been a weird year. I didn’t see this coming even a few months ago.


5 posted on 12/01/2011 3:30:03 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: yldstrk

4 weeks is a long time, just ask everyone else in the race.

I am for Cain. More important than that, I am for Obama not being re-elected. So once it all shakes out I will be voting for the non-Obama candidate.

I hope it is Cain. If not I will support our nominee...

Then once we win the general I will support a 3rd party for 2016, I hope I can convince 45 million of my friends to do the same.


6 posted on 12/01/2011 3:30:04 PM PST by BookaT ($9.99 this week +$9.99 last 5 weeks + $50 to get going= 109.94 for my ticket on The Cain Train!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Anybody but Romney.

ANYBODY BUT ROMNEY!!!

7 posted on 12/01/2011 3:30:46 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: RobinMasters

And we will get smoked


8 posted on 12/01/2011 3:30:46 PM PST by skaterboy (Hate=Love....Love=Hate)
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To: RobinMasters

I ain’t voting for that fool. We have better candidates than this. Why trade one narcissist for another? It makes no sense to me.


9 posted on 12/01/2011 3:32:33 PM PST by Apollo5600 (Cain 2012)
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To: RobinMasters

Winning platforms:

I will suppress your immune system to the point that you actually can’t fight off voting for me.

Resistance is futile, prepare to be assimilated.

We’re all slime and I oozed my way to the top of the sludge pile so the rules say you have to vote for me?

You’re just going to have to lower your standards all the way down to mine.


10 posted on 12/01/2011 3:32:52 PM PST by ransomnote
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To: indpndtguy
He made that statement to mkae Romney have a cardiac arrest.

It hasn't worked yet, ....has it?

11 posted on 12/01/2011 3:33:58 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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http://www.salon.com/2011/03/08/gingrich_divorce_hospital_cancer/

The anecdote was repeated ad nauseam when Gingrich became House speaker in 1995. Then it was repeated ad nauseam
when he filed for divorce with his second wife, Marianne, in 1999.
The story came up again in the mid-2000s when Gingrich was openly mulling a 2008 presidential bid.
In 2007, when Gingrich told James Dobson in a radio interview that he had in the 1990s cheated
on his second wife (with his current wife, Callista), several stories about the admission also noted the 1980 hospital encounter.

If Gingrich is really serious about a 2012 candidacy, expect the hospital story to stay with him throughout the campaign.

http://www.salon.com/2011/05/13/gingrich_cancer_divorce_daughter/


12 posted on 12/01/2011 3:34:15 PM PST by truthfreedom
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To: RobinMasters
I caught his interview on Hannity lastnight and, although I thought it was pretty good, you can sense his overconfident attitude was coming out.

If he really said this - it could be the beginning of his implosion because of his lack of discipline.

13 posted on 12/01/2011 3:34:57 PM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: RobinMasters

Humble isn’t he? LOL


14 posted on 12/01/2011 3:35:30 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: RobinMasters

His strategy is brilliant, regardless of what one thinks of him.


15 posted on 12/01/2011 3:36:01 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: RobinMasters

Proverbs 16:18
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.


16 posted on 12/01/2011 3:37:15 PM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: yldstrk
IT AIN’T OVER TIL IT’S OVER, KEMOSABE

Newt is having a Giuliani moment.

17 posted on 12/01/2011 3:37:26 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: RobinMasters
He is doing a good job of fooling some of the people some of the time.

The problem is that the Establishment has done a beautiful job of destroying everyone who was not controlled by them.

Can we, The People, really win against the Establishment?

Fighting that kind of entrenched power is difficult, but we will win -- we have to.

.

18 posted on 12/01/2011 3:37:38 PM PST by bobk333
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To: RobinMasters

Best be careful of that third rail, Newt while millions of Americans are out-of-work. Bush, McCain and Perry all latched on to it.


19 posted on 12/01/2011 3:39:28 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: BookaT
If these were normal times I'd side with the folks who say "no Newt!" Unfortunately, we're facing absolutely depraved America haters who play for keeps.

Obama is at war against the United States and it's high time we stopped thinking in the pre-revolution mindset. If our guy is willing to fight to preserve the nation, we must be mature enough to accept him with all his warts.

20 posted on 12/01/2011 3:39:54 PM PST by stormhill
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To: EGPWS

He is making a good wine ;)
He wants to be precise and daring, not unlike Romney
who always plays safe.


21 posted on 12/01/2011 3:40:13 PM PST by indpndtguy
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To: bobk333
He is doing a good job of fooling some of the people some of the time.

Give him some credit, after all 0bama is the proof positive that most of the people can be fooled some of the time.

22 posted on 12/01/2011 3:41:18 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: trisham

Typical of the same old Washington insider who will do and say anything, no character whatsoever.


23 posted on 12/01/2011 3:42:22 PM PST by Eska
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To: RobinMasters
"I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass...
24 posted on 12/01/2011 3:42:44 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: capydick

Bingo!

It’s called “ego”, and it’s the one thing that could defeat Gingrich.


25 posted on 12/01/2011 3:44:52 PM PST by Rational Thought
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To: RobinMasters

We already know that Newt. And we are glad of it.

Now, let’s roll up our sleeves and get busy!


26 posted on 12/01/2011 3:45:10 PM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: RobinMasters
Newt jumps to the front!


27 posted on 12/01/2011 3:49:16 PM PST by EternalVigilance (2012 is musical chairs at the circus. The only question left is which clown will be left standing.)
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To: bobk333
Can we, The People, really win against the Establishment?

Not in the Court of Media-Controlled Public Opinion. The only way is to Go Galt en masse, but there aren't enough of us ready to do that. Yet...

28 posted on 12/01/2011 3:49:27 PM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: cripplecreek
He has the same kind of Narcissism as Obama.

Mr. Smartest Man in the Room, Mr. Best Debater, Mr. I Always Get What I Want, Mr. You Don't Fundamentally Understand, Mr. Intellectual Elitist. Now who fits that description?

29 posted on 12/01/2011 3:52:00 PM PST by not2worry
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To: yldstrk

That is not what he said, but I’m sure you could care less about that.


30 posted on 12/01/2011 3:52:53 PM PST by JoSixChip (Top 10% of wage earners pay 70% of total income taxes collected. Bottom 50% pay less then 3%, fair?)
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To: normy

Thank you normy!

The difference between Newt and God is that God never thinks He’s Newt Gingrich.


31 posted on 12/01/2011 3:53:39 PM PST by not2worry
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To: RobinMasters
The Gingrich Drinking Game

Yes, it's come to this... A shot every time Newt Gingrich uses a variation of the following words:


total/totally
profound/profoundly
frank/frankly
utter/utterly
complete/completely

Plus: extra shots for every major, historic and total institution he wants to figuratively blow up. "Total reform" counts as blowing up.

32 posted on 12/01/2011 3:54:17 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Holding our flawed politicians to higher standards than the enemy’s politicians guarantees they win)
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To: RobinMasters

From the notes;

“...all you folks piling on Newt ... maybe you should look at his legislative record, you know, hard facts instead of discussions. His legislative record is very solidly conservative.”

Huh. Radical idea. Hiring a guy for the record he has while on the job you are looking at him for. Kind of like;

“I’m here for the chauffeur job.”
“How well do you fly a plane?”
“Well, no...I never...but I have driven professionally for...”
“You’ve never flown a plane?”
“No.”
“Next!”

Romney is not fit for this job. Commonwealth of MassaTwoSits? How’d he do? What about the Olympics? Ohhhhhhhhh yeah...JUST like running a country. Both full of communists, anyway, they have that in common.

Perry or Newt. The only choices left.

I’ll take Newt.

“But.....heeeeeeee’s fat. He’s a blowhard. He’s....

Who cares. I don’t want him to adapt me, I want him to organize and strengthen a party that can morph into something like conservatism someday.

Maybe then we’ll be ready to run with West. Remember his email to the wicked witch, copied to members of House Democratic and Republican leadership, characterized Wasserman as “the most vile, unprofessional, and despicable member of the US House of Representatives”, said that she was “not a Lady” and asked that she focus, instead, on her own congressional district.

There you go. I’d take him in a minute. Draft him next time if he still isn’t ready?


33 posted on 12/01/2011 3:54:28 PM PST by jessduntno ("They say the world has become too complex for simple answers... they are wrong." - RR)
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To: not2worry

Take it to the bank n2w


34 posted on 12/01/2011 3:57:05 PM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: RobinMasters

John McLame, Part Deux.

I’m not playing this time, if that happens.


35 posted on 12/01/2011 3:57:21 PM PST by kaehurowing
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
If he really said this - it could be the beginning of his implosion because of his lack of discipline.

He really does lack discipline. His is also disorganized.

He is more of an academic than an executive.

He is an idea guy who will not be capable of effectively leading an organization, let alone a country.

Newt is a snake-oil salesman, the ultimate insider and totally corrupt.

.

36 posted on 12/01/2011 3:58:30 PM PST by bobk333
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To: JoSixChip

so.....what did he say then


37 posted on 12/01/2011 3:58:51 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Yes, it's come to this... A shot every time Newt Gingrich uses a variation of the following words:

You MUST add:

Double shot for: fundamental/fundamentally
38 posted on 12/01/2011 4:04:50 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: yldstrk
"I’m going to be the nominee. It’s very hard not to look at the recent polls and think that the odds are very high I’m going to be the nominee."

He said the odds are very good and looking at the polls I'd have to agree. But you pull one sentence and use it out of context to put it in the worst possible light. Intellectual dishonesty is running amok on FR these days.
39 posted on 12/01/2011 4:07:42 PM PST by JoSixChip (Top 10% of wage earners pay 70% of total income taxes collected. Bottom 50% pay less then 3%, fair?)
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To: yldstrk

Newt is a big government Republican. The only time he is for smaller government is when the democrats are in charge. He won’t have any problem with growing the government when he is running it.


40 posted on 12/01/2011 4:08:33 PM PST by hirn_man
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To: yldstrk

Newt is a big government Republican. The only time he is for smaller government is when the democrats are in charge. He won’t have any problem with growing the government when he is running it.


41 posted on 12/01/2011 4:08:48 PM PST by hirn_man
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

You forgot one: E.

“Callista and I”.... LOL


42 posted on 12/01/2011 4:10:29 PM PST by Mountain Mary (One Nation Under God...There I said it.)
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To: Apollo5600
You MUST be a Newt shill. You have to be. There is no other logical, rational, reasonable explanation. Newt's campaign must have assigned you and some other campaign drones to post idiotic, over-the-top anti-Newt threads and posts that are so stupid, inane, and vacuuous in their supposed attempt at making a point that they make Newt and his supporters look like sound, brilliant conservatives by comparison. No honest or informed person could seriously post the anti-Newt propaganda you do without the intent of making yourself look like a complete, clueless moron. Ok, ok, we get it - YOU=dumb, bad, and therefore your supposed target, NEWT=smart, good. I can now see it's just another part of Newt's master strategy to NOT attack his GOP rivals while welcoming their attacks, which makes him look Presidential and his detractors look like the petty, sore losers they are.

Enough already! You've become a little TOO obvious. Is the pay at the Newt HQ a lot better these days? ;-)
43 posted on 12/01/2011 4:12:03 PM PST by GLDNGUN
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To: capydick

His statement, “Paul Ryan plan to change the medicare as we know is right wing social engineering”, tells me that he does not consider himself to be right-wing/conservative. I understand he has apologized to Ryan, but when is he going to apologize to us right-wingers for his condescending attitude?

BTW, what part of Ryan’s plan was social engineering?


44 posted on 12/01/2011 4:16:17 PM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: GLDNGUN

Sorry if I’m your Newt buzz kill. I call it like I see it, though it would be nice if someone paid me to do it. Every time I see this fool come on TV and mention his 30 freakin books he’s written and all his accomplishments blah blah blah I feel sick. He is transparently vain, and the only reason people think he’s deep is because he tells us that he’s deep and informed 20 or 30 times in each conversation. However, I won’t ever vote for a guy who treats us like we’re stupid, even against Obummer the ultimate God-complex President we’ve ever had.


45 posted on 12/01/2011 4:18:01 PM PST by Apollo5600 (Cain 2012)
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To: EGPWS

“Anybody but Romney.
ANYBODY BUT ROMNEY!!!”

...and this will be but yet another vote to add to the pile.


46 posted on 12/01/2011 4:18:18 PM PST by b cool
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To: RobinMasters

Look, I’ve supported and donated to Palin, Perry, and Cain in that order. Newt has always been my last resort fallback candidate. I just didn’t envision being down to my last chip so early in the game.


47 posted on 12/01/2011 4:18:39 PM PST by Kahuna
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To: Rational Thought

Correct. He has to be a bit careful,
however, Obama beat McCain due to McCain being a bit
nasty and old school,and Obama introduced cutting-edge
media techniques to capture the younger audience.

Newt is doing similar moves that Obama did, as opposed
to the-usual/play-safe methods that Romney does.
His methods are Unconventional, and it looks there is
almostno way that Romney would be able to shift gears
fast enough to counter Newt’s moves.


48 posted on 12/01/2011 4:22:23 PM PST by indpndtguy
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To: RobinMasters

I can’t face it, Newt. I will NOT vote for you.


49 posted on 12/01/2011 4:22:52 PM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: RobinMasters
What has Newt done since resigning from congress too show he would be a Conservative POTUS? What elected office did he have since his resignation from congress to regain any trust? Don't listen to what Newt says, watch what he's done. He's a talking out of the side of his mouth Liberal.
50 posted on 12/01/2011 4:23:42 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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