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Gingrich: Mitt Romney is a liar
CBSNews.com ^ | Dec. 3,2012 | David Morgan

Posted on 01/03/2012 6:45:42 AM PST by Daffynition

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, whose support in Iowa has withered after riding on top of the polls, on Tuesday called former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney a liar who would mislead the American people if elected to the White House - but added that he would still vote for him if Romney won the GOP nomination.

On CBS' "The Early Show" this morning, CBS News chief White House correspondent Norah O'Donnell asked Gingrich about comments he had previously made about his chief rival and the Super PAC whose negative campaign ads have hurt his campaign: "You scolded Mitt Romney, his friends who are running this Super PAC that has funded that, and you said of Mitt Romney, 'Someone who will lie to you to get to be president will lie to you when they are president. I have to ask you, are you calling Mitt Romney a liar?"

"Yes," Gingrich replied.

"You're calling Mitt Romney a liar?"

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To: teddyballgame1

>>He reminds me of a boxer losing a fight late in the rounds throwing haymakers wildly hoping for a miracle knockout.<<

It’s like watching someone throwing a punch for a knock-out right hook and ending up only breaking the opponent’s tooth.

It’s disconcerting to watch our own hopefuls engaged in infighting; we have to keep the focus on defeating Hussein Obama, first and foremost.

I’d like to see the nominees focus their passions on saving this Republic! Not on giving Hussein’s DNC ammo to fire back at us. They’ll dig up enough on their own, let’s not help them. They will take advantage of *divide and conquer* soon enough.

I saw one headline this morning that said:** Newt calls Romney a BIG liar** Geesh; it’s started already.


51 posted on 01/03/2012 10:08:20 AM PST by Daffynition (*Pray for whatever passes for America these days* Amen. ~ ScottinVA)
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To: Daffynition

The truth about liberal Romney in his own words:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=7OQoBxZZPqU


52 posted on 01/03/2012 11:28:49 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: Daffynition

SSDD

MORE MYTHS from MYTH ROMNEY


"Mitt Romney Lies About Father ‘Marching With Martin Luther King, Jr.’"
"Mitt Romney has been caught in yet another lie.
Only yesterday Romney’s claim of not supporting Planned Parenthood abortion mills was abruptly smashed by a photograph surfacing of him at one of their fundraisers in 1994.
Today, it’s Romney’s claim that his father “marched with” famed civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
During his “I’m a Mormon but it doesn’t matter” speech, Mitt Romney claimed he saw his father,
George Romney, marching with MLK during a 1968 civil rights march through Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
It was a stirring account of the efforts of his father to show that the Romney family have always reached across ecumenical lines.
Only one little problem… it never happened."


"Mitt Romney went a step further in a 1978 interview with the Boston Herald.
Talking about the Mormon Church and racial discrimination, he said:
"My father and I marched with Martin Luther King Jr. through the streets of Detroit."
"Yesterday (12/20/07), Romney spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom acknowledged that was not true.
"Mitt Romney did not march with Martin Luther King,"
he said in an e-mail statement to the Globe.


Against Myth Romney is 1:

"On Sunday, June 23, 1963, 125,000 people marched down Detroit's Woodward Avenue
to the Civic Center, in what was described at the time as the largest civil-rights demonstration in the nation's history.
According to the next day's account in the Holland Evening Sentinel,
the crowd at the Center "lustily booed," when representatives of Governor George W. Romney
read a proclamation declaring "Freedom March Day in Michigan." But Martin Luther King Jr. didn't fault Romney for his absence,
which the governor ascribed to his policy against public appearances on the Sabbath.
"At a news conference following the march . .
[King] refused to criticize Romney for not attending the demonstration," the Sentinel reported."

Against Myth Romney is 2:

Susan Englander, assistant editor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Project at Stanford University, who is editing the King papers from that era,
says Myth Romney was untruthful, when she told the Globe yesterday:
"I researched this question, and indeed it is untrue that George Romney marched with [Dr.] King."

Against Myth Romney is 3:

"King never marched in Grosse Pointe, according to the Grosse Pointe Historical Society,
and had not appeared in the town at all at the time the Broder book was published.
“I’m quite certain of that
,” says Suzy Berschback, curator of the Grosse Pointe Historical Society"

53 posted on 01/03/2012 11:40:22 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Daffynition
Mitt Romney is a liar.

Yes, we know. I had to LOL when I saw this. Love it! Go Newt!

54 posted on 01/03/2012 11:57:09 AM PST by Proudcongal
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To: wilco200

Romney’s experience with Bain Capital has absolutely zero to do with the presidency. The president is NOT a corporate CEO and America is NOT a venture, er, vulture capital company. And Bain was not even a big company. It produced nothing, had no big payroll or budget. It does not directly apply.

Newt’s highly successful experience as congressman and Speaker of the House, and with the Reagan Revolution of the 80’s and the Republican Revolution of the 90’s is vastly superior to Mitt’s limited experience at Bain. When it comes to working with the congress in cutting taxes, cutting government spending, cutting the deficit, cutting regulations, balancing the federal budget, repealing or blocking socialized healthcare programs, reforming welfare, etc, Newt has done it and is determined to do it again and even more so. Mitt has done the exact opposite. In fact, Mitt is the architect of ObamaCare!!

Mitt’s government experience saddled his state with socialized healthcare, $50.00 taxpayer funded abortion, gay marriage, liberal activist judges, banned guns, busted budgets, and an all but destroyed Republican label.

Newt’s plan is a radical reduction in the size and scope of government and a drastic reduction in government spending, taxing and regulations, and he’s determined to take the activist judiciary head-on. Mitt’s plan simply trims around the edges and leaves big government and the activist judiciary intact.

Newt is a tea party rebel. Mitt is a big government guy.

And their records of actual accomplishments in government prove it.

My only regret is that our conservative candidates did not point all of this out in a big way from day one. I guarantee you that if Romney get’s the nomination, Obama will expose the real truth about liberal Romney and his many failures as governor of Massachusetts from the get go.

And it’s all documented in living technicolor and wraparound sound straight from Romney’s big liberal lying mouth:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=7OQoBxZZPqU


55 posted on 01/03/2012 12:02:07 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: disraeligears

God Bless your Friends!!!!! Go Santorum!!!


56 posted on 01/03/2012 12:02:52 PM PST by napscoordinator (A miracle is happening before our eyes! The ONLY MORAL CONSERVATIVE!!! Rick Santorum 2012!!!!!)
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To: Daffynition

I’ve heard others say that Romney is a sneak and that he was the one behind the Cain meltdown.


57 posted on 01/03/2012 12:11:13 PM PST by Tribune7 (Vote Perry or Gingrich, maybe. OK Santorum too)
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To: Tribune7
I’ve heard others say that Romney is a sneak and that he was the one behind the Cain meltdown.

Wasn't Romney responsible for getting QUIX kicked off FR?
58 posted on 01/03/2012 12:23:40 PM PST by aruanan
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To: disraeligears

My wife and I had a couple over for a New Year’s Eve dinner we’ve been friends with for years. The couple are both southerners, strong fiscal/social conservatives, and steadfastedly evangelical.

Both of them point blank said they would never vote for Newt Gingrich even though they detest Obama. She considers it a matter of principle. It is because of his three marriages (cheating on his wife). I tried making the lesser of the two evils argument and it was not pursuasive.

They are both hoping that Santorum does well and are interested in hearing more about him.

***

I hear about people like this and I want to SCREAM.

What does the concept of Forgiveness mean to them? Or do they prescribe to a cafeteria style Christianity?

I suppose they see themselves as the final judges on a person’s behavior.

Does the issue of abortion resonate with them at ALL?

Makes me ill to think people like this are out there. I’m sure they’re nice folks and I’m sorry — I mean nothing personal by it. But it’s such shortsighted reasoning.


59 posted on 01/03/2012 12:37:04 PM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: Daffynition; sickoflibs
whats the over/under to make book now ???

i figure thats at least another field goal shaved from ole greengrinches campaign...

added that he would still vote for him if Romney won the GOP nomination.

so the 'lies' are worth noting for the record, but arent enuff to discourage his vote ??? sounds like the nooter is claiming that we have nothing to fear with willard, and that he would'make a fine president' indeed...

i think the point shaving is a tradeoff for a cabinet/insider position...

60 posted on 01/03/2012 12:44:04 PM PST by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: disraeligears

You should have asked these two “evangelicals” what does Jesus do about sinners. The word begins with “For and ends with gives” us.


61 posted on 01/03/2012 1:41:40 PM PST by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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To: Daffynition
Classic case of a reporter trying to "bait" the candidate for a juicy sound-bite:
Reporter: "... I have to ask you, are you calling Mitt Romney a liar?"

"Yes," Gingrich replied.

[BUT that was not a good "gotcha" reply, because CBS would need to include the reporter's baited question... So the guy asks it again, hoping for a complete sentence from Gingrich, that could be sliced and diced, and played over the air, by itself, out of context...]
Reporter: "You're calling Mitt Romney a liar?"

[the reporter failed the second time as well, to get Newt to repeat back the reporter's words.]


later...
Reporter: "You don't expect that you'll get first or second place, do you, Mr. Speaker?"

[THAT failed as well, to get a juicy new sound bite]

62 posted on 01/03/2012 1:54:21 PM PST by Future Useless Eater (Chicago politics = corrupted capitalism = takeover by COMMUNity-ISM)
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To: TomGuy

“Few shed any tears when Gingrich resigned as speaker and walked away from his House seat.”

Correct. His own members forced him out.

Oh yeah, and many of those Republicans are still in Congress. They are part of the ongoing problem of business as usual in Washignton, D.C. Under a Republican president, they added over $3 trillion to the federal deficit, shunned conservative policy in favor of Beltway influence-peddling, and so damaged the GOP brand that we lost the majority Gingrich had worked years to forge.

Do you really think I give a damn that Newt’s fabulous colleagues think his reemergence would be a disaster for Republicans? No.

The elections of 2010 were NOT a merit promotion; the Republicans were the only alternative in town!

I want to see a change in the way Washington, D.C., does business, and Gingrich has promised to do just that!


63 posted on 01/03/2012 1:58:20 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS U.S.A. PRESIDENT)
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To: disraeligears
“My wife and I had a couple over for a New Year’s Eve dinner we’ve been friends with for years. The couple are both southerners, strong fiscal/social conservatives, and steadfastly evangelical.

Both of them point blank said they would never vote for Newt Gingrich even though they detest Obama. She considers it a matter of principle. It is because of his three marriages (cheating on his wife). I tried making the lesser of the two evils argument and it was not pursuasive.”

This is mrs riverdawg’s view, as well as that of many of her Southern, conservative friends.

64 posted on 01/03/2012 2:09:40 PM PST by riverdawg
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To: indianrightwinger

Trouble is the media (for now) is giving Romney as much of a pass as they gave Obama. Very few of the candidates have tried to attack Romney and they haven’t done it particularly well. With all the creepy stuff Romney’s done, bringing up that he hired a firm who employed an illegal immigrant gardener sure was frivolous and a waste of time.

Newt might be the only one who is capable of really explaining Romney’s record. Even if it’s a suicide-bombing mission for his campaign, it would be a worthy sacrifice to eliminate Romney from the running and get a non-Romney in there.


65 posted on 01/03/2012 2:25:41 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Obama in 2012!)
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To: riverdawg

Sounds like they’re from states we’re not in danger of losing anyway. God bless the electoral college.


66 posted on 01/03/2012 2:30:17 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Obama in 2012!)
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To: Bobalu

Looking forward to the debate this saturday. Hope Newt rips that lying sack of s’it to shreds. GOOOOOOOOOOOO NEWT!!!!!


67 posted on 01/03/2012 2:49:43 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: Beagle8U

You got that right...what a low down, dirty piece of garbage...I detest him. NO ROMNEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO NEWT


68 posted on 01/03/2012 2:51:17 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

And if Romney is nominated, Newt would run over his grandma to join the ticket.


69 posted on 01/03/2012 3:11:02 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (Diplomacy is war by other means.)
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To: LibsRJerks
I hear about people like this and I want to SCREAM. What does the concept of Forgiveness mean to them?

You can forgive somebody, and trust that God has forgiven him, and still deem him unsuited for the highest office in the land, can't you?

70 posted on 01/03/2012 3:35:25 PM PST by Dick Holmes
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To: JediJones
Well, on every rally I see Newt at his wife is right there in the front row with her blond helmet and her red dress and pearls.

The only candidate's wife I have seen is Mitt Romney's. At least she doesn't stick out like a sore thumb in the Iowa crowds.

FWIW, I don't have a candidate in this race. I'm one of the Anyone But Obama voters here in FL.

71 posted on 01/03/2012 3:43:37 PM PST by not2worry
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To: Gilbo_3

I think Newt would make a good VP ...he’d be good at shepherding legislation and wouldn’t have to be trained for the job, as others might. He ego, might influence him otherwise.


72 posted on 01/03/2012 3:50:30 PM PST by Daffynition (*Pray for whatever passes for America these days* Amen. ~ ScottinVA)
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To: sodpoodle

Heck, that might explain all of it. There are still huge numbers of Republicans and Conservatives who have not entered the digital age and do get everything from Fox.

Where else would Romney voters be lurking? You sure don’t see very many online. At least, not any of the Conservative sites I visit.


73 posted on 01/03/2012 3:52:37 PM PST by Ronin (If we were serious about using the death penalty as a deterrent, we would bring back public hangings)
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To: altura
“I can't control my PAC guy” is as ludicrous as “I didn't write all the stuff in my newsletters”.
74 posted on 01/03/2012 3:54:13 PM PST by Fledermaus (It's now clear the GOP establishment is uncapable of governing and should resign.)
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To: altura
“I can't control my PAC guy” is as ludicrous as “I didn't write all the stuff in my newsletters”.
75 posted on 01/03/2012 3:54:20 PM PST by Fledermaus (It's now clear the GOP establishment is incapable of governing and should resign.)
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To: Earthdweller

“These and many other questions are slated for a swift and merciless answer if this crap doesn’t stop.”

You, sir, have correctly identified the Shinola.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Shinola.jpg


76 posted on 01/03/2012 7:22:46 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Timaeus
and an enemy of all things conservative.

An enemy of all things American. He has only taken from America for his own good and ego - never giving anything in return.
77 posted on 01/04/2012 4:31:33 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: teddyballgame1

Hey newbie - mitt IS a liar, a snake in the grass backstabber and nothing patriotic about him. He’s a liberal POS two-faced con man.


78 posted on 01/04/2012 4:41:02 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: LibsRJerks

Give her a stone and tell her to throw it at Newt, if she dare.

It’s not a matter of principle, it’s more about her self righteousness.

This will show if she is a christian for looks or for real. People like that aren’t nice, they just want to appear nice and are ‘religious’. The type Jesus rebuked.


79 posted on 01/04/2012 4:52:55 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

Hey don’t go away mad, just go away.


80 posted on 01/04/2012 5:39:25 AM PST by teddyballgame1
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To: teddyballgame1

A mitt troll tells me to leave? Watch yourself, chump!


81 posted on 01/04/2012 6:04:43 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

You sound almost as bitter and angry as Newt. Good luck with that.


82 posted on 01/04/2012 6:35:12 AM PST by teddyballgame1
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To: Bobalu

Yeah, you are the man I trust, a real pillar of virtue. At least Mitt hss stood by his family. That sleazy look doesn’t help you much either, let go of the anger Newt, you might be more appealing.


83 posted on 01/04/2012 2:35:23 PM PST by rodeo-mamma (The ends don't justify the means.)
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