Skip to comments.Newt: Palin comments are 'signal' to conservatives to vote for me
Posted on 01/17/2012 9:14:19 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
POLITICO's Ginger Gibson caught up with an elated Newt Gingrich shortly after Sarah Palin's not-quite-but-sorta endorsement on Fox News:
"We're thrilled - I just talked to Todd and we're just thrilled," he told POLITICO as he headed into his hotel here for the night. "It's a signal to every conservative that the one conservative vote that's effective is to Newt Gingrich and that's very helpful."
Palin's expression of support, Gingrich said, is part of a rush of support he believes will power him to victory on Saturday - and from there, into the candidate who will beat Mitt Romney to the GOP nomiantion.
"Lots of different things are working together to help us," Gingrich said.....
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If only Palin knew what it takes to win.
Still going with Santorum.
Now would be a good time for Perry and Santorum to bow out, and endorse Newt.
“This is probably our last chance to stop Milt.”
Yes, I agree and that is exactly why Sarah said what she said.
The 100 Evangelical pastors who endorsed Santorum are probably steaming at Palin. Santorum is the guy who’d bring back the Reagan Democrats. Perry needs to bow out- now!
If Romney wins SC its basically over(Unless someone Newt or someone else takes Florida) Sarah doesn’t want Romney to get the nomination, she knows why, we all know why..this is out chance to stop Romney, if there was ever a time to stop him its now
“Now would be a good time for Perry and Santorum to bow out, and endorse Newt”
For sure. Too bad Palin didn’t share this little jewel with everyone a week or so ago when it would have had more time to take effect.
Seems to me that Mitt is reading a lot of things in here.
Yeah, he was great Last night but he only has 1 more delegate that Perry.
Keep your powder dry!
Can Newt please stop using the 3rd person. Please. Show some humility and modesty for a few days at least. Keep your ego in check for a few days and don’t squander any potential goodwill.
Too bad he couldn’t even win his own state, last time.
Seems to me that NEWT is reading a lot of things in here. Yeah, he was great Last night but he only has 1 more delegate that Perry. Keep your powder dry!
How would using first person make him sound humble?
Third person is fine.
However, if you want to continue to wring your hands over it, fine.
I don’t see the problem.
Let Newt be Newt.There’s a country to save.
Well, Santorum brought me back. But I’m not married to the guy and Romney needs a good butt-kickin’.
He’s probably trying to drill name recognition into the minds of potential voters.
Nobody overused that more than the electronically-kinda-documented-altered-it-appears Indonesian / Kenyan / maybe Hawaiian.
I suggested this would happen several weeks back, I think I was laughed out of the thread. Of course I think I only said it to tweak the PerryWinkles.
Are the Reagan Dems all union guys?
Didn’t RS vote against right to work?
Is that why they’d come back to him?
Go Newt and Go Sarah!
We are still very early in the process. Last week on his radio show, Mark Levin went through Reagan's 1976 run.
In the beginning Ford was winning everything (something like 6-9 states straight). There were calls for Reagan to get out. The elites wanted Reagan out for the same reasons they want Conservatives out now.
Reagan resisted and kept pushing ahead. Reagan started winning many of the Conservative states. He gave Ford a great run for his money. Reagan came within something like 60 votes from beating Ford.
We must not give into the evil drumbeat of the elites at FOX and elsewhere that "it's over if Mitt grabs S.C. and/or FL." The evil elites just want to dispirit the Conservative base.
The elites know that soon Mitt will be running into trouble in the states with "real" conservatives.
Remember a candidate has to get something like 1148 delegates to win! We are far from that. Heck, things could go in such a direction that even new candidates may jump in. It is no means set in stone.
Everyone needs to stay positive and be patient. Like the famous quote, "was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor??!! :) "
Did anyone of you guys actually hear what Sarah said? This isn’t an endorsement but to keep this process going on she supports Newt in S.C.
This is strategic to stop Mitt or at least slow him down. Notice that Newt didn’t speak to Sarah but to Todd who endorsed him earlier. Did she uplift Newt before the Iowa Caucus? No she uplifted Santorum who either won or is in a virtual tie with Romney in IA.
Did you notice that Sarah said weeks ago that the next 2 people that should go were Bachmann and Huntsman? And lo and behold who went in that order.
Reminds me of Bob Dole, for one. Also, Cain with some of his stuff.
I just think it comes off badly. Better to say I or Me. Thta’s how most people talk. Most don’t use the 3rd person in their every day speech.
Not a huge deal, but I just think he’d be better off if he dropped the 3rd person.
Being a Dole retread is a way to save the country? Dole didn’t save the country the first time, why is Dole II going to save the country? RINO has-beens are not the answer.
Well, she may or may not know what it takes to win, but you sure don't. Rots o ruck champ.
At this pint (sic)
we need a street fighter, not a re-branded Kerry.
ya, it sucks.
Sounds like Newt got the memo...the leaked McCain memo that is.
What the hell are you talking about?
I hope it works. Sarah should endorse, and hit the campaign trail.
This is the url where palin gives newt her endorsement.
“Can Newt please stop using the 3rd person.”
All of the candidates use the third person. It actually sounds less arrogant than saying “I” all of the time.
Unfortunatetly that seems to be the case. Dole redux.
“Too bad he couldnt even win his own state, last time.”
Too bad Newt resigned instead of facing re-election. Because he would’ve lost if he tried.
Here’s Krautheimer and O’reilly saying Newt won the debate bigtime. as well romney needs to win the next debate or he’s in trouble.
“Well, she may or may not know what it takes to win, but you sure don’t. Rots o ruck champ. “
No, but unlike Newt, you won’t find me sitting next to Pelosi!
The Reagan Democrats became Republicans.
The endorsement from Tim LaHaye was big. Palin is one of the biggest. Both will change some votes in SC, and FL. And if Newt can stay on message in the Thursday debate as effective as he was in the Fox debate, he (and we) have an excellent chance to minimize mitt. Hang tough Newt!
Newt’s got to beat Paul, Santorum and Romney first. So far he’s not beaten any of them.
You’re putting the cart before the horse.
Santorum would have a much better shot than Gingrich. If you're interested in electability, it's either Santorum or Romney. Newt is well underwater in favorability.
I don’t know who can beat Obama. But at least if I’m going to vote for Santorum, I will not have to hold my nose. I will have voted for the one who fought abortion and stared down the gay person who was against DADT.
If I vote for Newt, I will have voted for the guy who bashed Paul Ryan, embraced Nancy Pelosi and has a problem with companies that fire people.
Santorum? He has hardly any money. And Romney would be the white, Mormon Obama. So you’re for electability for its own sake?
Palin DID share this with everyone about nine days ago. I heard it loud and clear.
Coming from a Newt supporter?
Bashing people for choosing electibility? Really?
Haven’t you been preaching constantly that Newt was the only one who was electible?
Santorum fought, that’s not debatable. Gingrich saved Bill Clinton’s career, then fled like a coward, that’s not debatable. Then after saving Clinton, he went to work for Pelosi. I’d take a conservative fighter over a left wing coward any day.
I think you have me mixed up with someone else, bud.
Would that be from Yogi Berra?