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Newt won't congratulate Mitt on win (MittBot Alert)
Politico ^ | 12/4/12 | Ginger Gibson

Posted on 01/04/2012 12:59:12 PM PST by teddyballgame1

POLITICO's Ginger Gibson reports:

Newt Gingrich still won't congratulate Mitt Romney for winning the Iowa caucuses.

At a news conference in Concord, N.H., Gingrich was asked by CBS correspondent Dean Reynolds why he congratulated Rick Santorum but not Romney.

Gingrich stared at the reporter and raised his eyebrows in silence, eventually drawing laughter from some of the reporters. "Because I know you would be a man of great professionalism, I know that's a rhetorical question. And a good one," Gingrich said.

During his speech in Des Moines last night, Gingrich visibly seethed at mention of Romney, who along with his supporters ran a barrage of attack ads against the former speaker. Romney said he'd spoken with every GOP rival last night except Gingrich.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: iowa; mittromney; newt; newtgingrich; ricksantorum; soreloserman; willardpotusnever; zot; zots4romneybots
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To: teddyballgame1

You mean he is not a hypocrite. You don’t reward evil and romney is just evil.
Would you thank osama for 9/11 because it ‘brought the country together’?


101 posted on 01/04/2012 1:47:15 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: VicVega; admin; Vendome; All

In fact, if this post goes to 250 and the MuttBot chimes just once after this post, I’ll pony up $25 on top of my usual Freepathon donations.


102 posted on 01/04/2012 1:47:35 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: teddyballgame1

You are obviously a Rombot. Come clean. Get your reward.


103 posted on 01/04/2012 1:47:38 PM PST by CainConservative ( Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Perry, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: org.whodat

You apparently don’t know the definition of amnesty.


104 posted on 01/04/2012 1:47:44 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: teddyballgame1
First he announces he’s going to be the nominee (”look at the polls - I’m clearly going to get the nomination”)

Now you are lying, Romney style. We don't cotton to Romney supporting liars areound here, noob...

105 posted on 01/04/2012 1:47:46 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. | FR Class of '98 |)
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To: teddyballgame1

C’mon Teddy - Game is ON! Play ball!


106 posted on 01/04/2012 1:51:02 PM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: skeeter
This reminds me of Hillary supporters complaining that Rick Lazio invaded her personal space. Politics ain't beanbag, Mitt. Put on the big boys pants and man up, Mittens. Looks like Mitt is the one crying because he didn't get “congratulated.”
107 posted on 01/04/2012 1:51:47 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. | FR Class of '98 |)
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To: Vendome

pony up.


108 posted on 01/04/2012 1:52:17 PM PST by teddyballgame1
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To: teddyballgame1; 50mm; darkwing104; TheOldLady; Servant of the Cross

109 posted on 01/04/2012 1:52:50 PM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: teddyballgame1

“Oh, boo hoo, Newt didn’t congratulate me.” You don’t deserve it Mittens. Back in your gutter.


110 posted on 01/04/2012 1:53:13 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. | FR Class of '98 |)
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To: Utmost Certainty

Romney est une secousse- Forgive my french.


111 posted on 01/04/2012 1:53:29 PM PST by JamesA (You don't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: bert
Only in your mind, not following the law is amnesty, and noot supports amnesty.
112 posted on 01/04/2012 1:54:06 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Newt, Willard, Perry and nervous supporters.)
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To: teddyballgame1

Reading comp - Fail for you.

So do tell more about your support of Romney. All the cool kids really want to hear.


113 posted on 01/04/2012 1:54:26 PM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: teddyballgame1; CPT Clay

IBTZ!!


114 posted on 01/04/2012 1:55:28 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: teddyballgame1
No, the thread implies Gingrich is a cry baby.

Didn't you just impugn another FReepers for "name-calling?" Way to pull one out from Kindergarten.

115 posted on 01/04/2012 1:56:21 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. | FR Class of '98 |)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You just made it. He’s dead, Jim


116 posted on 01/04/2012 1:57:26 PM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: VicVega

Soreloserman!


117 posted on 01/04/2012 1:58:24 PM PST by Palladin (No Newts!)
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To: ez
Sorry but you are wrong, noot did say he was going to be the nominee. That was when he had four foot wide polling in Iowa, he over looked it was as thin as water colors.
118 posted on 01/04/2012 1:58:39 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Newt, Willard, Perry and nervous supporters.)
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To: teddyballgame1

Rombot,

Your idol, sore Losin’ Willard never congratulated Huck after the ‘08 caucus. As a matter of fact, Willard left town BEFORE the final landslide results were in.

Kinda cowardly of the Massachusetts Liberal.


119 posted on 01/04/2012 2:00:40 PM PST by CainConservative ( Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Perry, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: org.whodat
Sorry but you are wrong, noot did say he was going to be the nominee.

Sorry but YOU are wrong. Newt said "If the polls stay the way they are now, I will be the nominee."

120 posted on 01/04/2012 2:02:48 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. | FR Class of '98 |)
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To: VanDeKoik
This isnt some peewee baseball game. Newt doesn’t owe that dumb bastard the time of day.

If acting 'Civil' in a political run-off is beyond Newt's capability; if his precious ego can't handle a loss at this stage - how do you suppose he will behave if he gets a Democratic Congress to work with?

Now, I really hate to defend Romney (I honestly don't know how he feels about Canniblism; he's changed his mind 2 or more times on every other conservative principle). But, when Romney lost the nomination to Juan McCain, you never saw him behave like a spoiled little boy. He was mature, he offered his hand and publically congratulated Juan on a tough campaign; then threw his weight behind McCain.

I've seen the stuff that Newt is made of; and frankly, it's about the same level as what Obama has to offer. We will trade one narcistic, elitist man-child for another.

121 posted on 01/04/2012 2:02:48 PM PST by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: Hodar

“Even Algore managed to be gracious when he lost,....”

Uh.....no he didn’t.


122 posted on 01/04/2012 2:04:18 PM PST by Forty-Niner (The barely bare, berry bear formerly known as..........Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: teddyballgame1; All

Adios Mitt-Troll. Tell your master Mitt-Witt that if Jim Robinson and FR have anything to say about it, that his chances of being the GOP nominee this year will be zotted just like your worthless hide.

How’d ya like that lightning ride? Was it good? I’m sure it was.


123 posted on 01/04/2012 2:05:33 PM PST by mkjessup (ROMNEYBOT detected ... zotted ... "the target is destroyed" (thank you Jim!!))
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To: teddyballgame1; Vendome; mkjessup; Servant of the Cross; 50mm

We have achieved OMittBotZotula!

124 posted on 01/04/2012 2:06:48 PM PST by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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125 posted on 01/04/2012 2:07:01 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Hodar

“It’s a measure of ‘maturity’, not politics. The losing team’s coach, even in Little League, congratulates the winning team on their victory. Most children learn this princple - it appears that this childhood lesson was missed by Newt.”

My GOD man, do you know anything about bare-knuckle politic’s? This has been going on for >200 years!!


126 posted on 01/04/2012 2:08:00 PM PST by mmanager (Reagan Revolution + Republican Revolution = Bury Obama in 2012 - Go Newt!)
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To: fightinJAG

Hannity LOL what a joke he is, haven’t watched or heard form him in months.


127 posted on 01/04/2012 2:08:36 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIAS LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: achilles2000
The mindless - often vicious - criticism of less than perfect candidates, which is all of them, on FR is astonishing.

I don't like any of them but they're all better than Obama. It's a really sad thing that Republicans can't come up with a decent candidate. My guess is right now unless someone else gets in the race that Obama wins in a squeaker. But I'm always a pessimist.

128 posted on 01/04/2012 2:09:36 PM PST by bkepley
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To: org.whodat

Actual quote...” 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.”

“The odds are high I’m going to be the nominee” is different than “I’m going to be the nominee.”

His statement was purposefully taken out of context.


129 posted on 01/04/2012 2:10:20 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. | FR Class of '98 |)
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To: ez
A distinction without a difference, the emperor had no clothes.
130 posted on 01/04/2012 2:10:52 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Newt, Willard, Perry and nervous supporters.)
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To: Hodar

You say you hate to DEFEND Willard but that won’t ever stop you from doing exactly THAT.

Knock it off, dude. Quit helping Willard and knocking our latest front runners.


131 posted on 01/04/2012 2:11:54 PM PST by CainConservative ( Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Perry, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: teddyballgame1

you support the RINO Romney, and then you use the politico liberal rag.

Romney is a snake and no conservative, you support the RINO do you?


132 posted on 01/04/2012 2:13:41 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIAS LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: teddyballgame1

oh piss off Romneybot RINO.

This is a conservative website, not a libertarian one or a liberal one, now do one.


133 posted on 01/04/2012 2:16:44 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIAS LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: teddyballgame1

Newt knows how the game works. I read this as leveraging the press to his advantage. I’m pretty much in the Newt camp at this stage but would vote for an orange juice can over the Kenyan.


134 posted on 01/04/2012 2:18:46 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: mmanager

It’s a good thing I know you to be a man of honor, that you would NEVER condsider doing anything hypocritical; because I know that if Obama lost and went on a name-calling temper tantrum; knowing how your integrity would prevent you from criticizing Obama for being an immature jerk. Why, I know you would do defend his immature temper tantrum - after all, this is “bare-knuckle politic’s”.

Me, I measure all men by the same measure. If it’s a mark of immaturity of Newt to act like a spoiled child; I’ll call him on it. If Obama does the same, I will call him on that too. I don’t play favorites - to do so would be hypocritical, right?


135 posted on 01/04/2012 2:27:10 PM PST by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: DarthVader

AND it was a two-fer. The original teddy (see link at post #61) has also left the building.


136 posted on 01/04/2012 2:31:26 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: teddyballgame1

Newt has made it plain from the beginning that he would be running a positive campaign al a Reagan’s 11th Commandment, would not tolerate prejoritave/biased Media questions, nor intercine mud slinging, all the while keeping his comments focused upon the disasterious policies of Obama and the Dems, and Newt’s solutions to the challenges facing the nation.

Romney, desperate in his falling poll numbers to Newt’s surge in the wake of his debate perfornmances and town home style meetings, took the low road and ~ 3 weeks ago began a vicious ad hominium onslaught against Newt using a “super PAC” as cover.

To my mind Newt is more than justified in bringing Romney and his campaign to account for their actions.

Newt doesn’t need to use half truths and lies against Romney..... a magnafying glass applied to Romney’s record is all that is required. I’m sure Newt is up to the task of exposing Romney to the Republican primary electorate.

You may characterize that as “thinned skinned,” but as far as I am concerned “Good on Newt!

Romney has, more than once, proved he is a slime ball politician.....it’s way past time he is called out on it.

Who better to do that than Newt himself? He won’t need a “super PAC” to do the job and provide the cover to keep him lily white innocent.

Unlike “W” Newt can, and will, defend himself and Conservative American values. I like it!


137 posted on 01/04/2012 2:31:52 PM PST by Forty-Niner (The barely bare, berry bear formerly known as..........Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: teddyballgame1
Ummmm, I love the smell of fresh zot in the morning!!

NO Mittens Romney. ...not now ...not never!

138 posted on 01/04/2012 2:32:16 PM PST by The Citizen Soldier (Avoiding Obama by replacing him with Romney is like avoiding a Ford by replacing it with a Mercury)
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To: teddyballgame1

Gingrich calls a spade a spade! Romney lies through his rotten teeth every time he turns around! I’ve seen him do it A Cooley as a cucumber! A very dangerous man, Mitt Romney!


139 posted on 01/04/2012 2:36:02 PM PST by Paperdoll
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To: org.whodat

I’m aware that many of the less analytical, a faction which you now claim a kinship with, would not see a distinction. That is the nature of propaganda...plausible deniability of using his actual words mixed with clever editing to subtley change the meaning of what he actually said. I see a great distinction and an intent to mislead on the part of ABC News.


140 posted on 01/04/2012 2:38:24 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: teddyballgame1; Servant of the Cross; Old Sarge; darkwing104; 50mm; stephenjohnbanker; SunkenCiv; ..


So long, teddyballgame1 (Posting History)

Hat Tip to Servant of the Cross and Old Sarge

Closet Mythens supporter and concern troll bites a lamp cord and gets a fast electric escort outa here





Don't let the... Oopsie! Too late


Thank you JoeProBono

FReepmail TheOldLady to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.

141 posted on 01/04/2012 2:42:35 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: reasonisfaith
All this tells us is Gingrich has a temper which he can control. With the onslaught of islamofascism, we need a president with a bad temper controlled by careful thinking.

Exactly right. Terrorists get one whiff of mushiness in our POTUS and they'll have battleships in the Straits of Hormuz. Oh wait...

142 posted on 01/04/2012 2:43:56 PM PST by NoPrisoners ("When in the course of human events...")
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To: Hodar

“Whether you like Mitt or not; it’s a measure of the kind of man Newt is.”

Huh? Personally I like Newt’s response. I hate this BS in government when you absolutely hate the other guy that you still refer to him as the”gentleman from X.”
I think it’s long past time for all this conviviality crap to end when it comes to dealing with ethics. Romney is a weasel and the fact that he did less well in Iowa yesterday as opposed to 2008 speaks volumes about the depth of his campaign. Now, I hope that Newt and Santorum gang up on Mitt and show him that the knife can cut both directions.


143 posted on 01/04/2012 2:46:27 PM PST by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: teddyballgame1; 50mm; darkwing104; Arrowhead1952; Darksheare; TheOldLady; Lady Jag; Allegra; ...

BACK TO NIFLHEIM, THOU WILLARD-RAT!!

144 posted on 01/04/2012 2:49:02 PM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: vette6387

First off, you obviously are not familiar with Robert’s Rules of Order.
http://www.robertsrules.org/

This is a set of rules, designed for efficient running of meetings (often contentious) and used not only in the US Military, but also in political as well as international discussions. This is how civilized beings behave - unless you prefer to have meetings degenerate into a brawl.

Secondly, please direct your attention to post #135.


145 posted on 01/04/2012 2:52:26 PM PST by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: TheOldLady

Electric Justice.

It smells like victory. :)


146 posted on 01/04/2012 2:52:47 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Why, yes. I AM in a bad mood.)
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To: teddyballgame1

This has been our problem that we our keep kissing their asses. We here at FR are always talking tough and when we get someone that walk’s the talk we have these comments. He is the guy that will take Obama to the wood-shed.

Newt does have big idea’s, he just needs to surround himself with people to keep him focused on an idea. Great mind’s have this character. Keep throwing those idea’s against the wall and something will work. Newt is that guy.


147 posted on 01/04/2012 2:52:57 PM PST by mmanager (Reagan Revolution + Republican Revolution = Bury Obama in 2012 - Go Newt!)
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To: Colonel_Flagg
Hello, Colonel.  So nice to see you again.  The ZOT was a long time coming, but worth the wait.
148 posted on 01/04/2012 2:56:41 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: teddyballgame1

http://www.freerepublic.com/~teddyballgame/
http://www.freerepublic.com/~teddyballgame1/

The above says that YOU are the crybaby.


149 posted on 01/04/2012 2:56:50 PM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: TheOldLady
Thank You for the ping TOL!

One more Romneybot bites the dust.

150 posted on 01/04/2012 3:05:41 PM PST by South40 (Just say NO to pro-ILLEGAL alien RINOS!)
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