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Delusional...NewtBots like Jim Jones subjects on KoolAid...[and another one bytes the zot]
powerline ^ | 1/20/2012 | john hinderaker

Posted on 01/21/2012 6:30:40 AM PST by milwguy

What is it about this primary season that causes Republicans to go around the bend? The current beneficiary of the “anyone but Romney” mania is Newt Gingrich, who may actually win the South Carolina primary tomorrow. I find that astonishing. Gingrich has been mostly out of the public view since he retired from Congress 13 years ago. The most surprising feature of this endlessly surprising political year is that, at age 68, Gingrich has made a comeback.

It is hard to make clear-cut statements about the mercurial and often contradictory Gingrich, but one thing we can say with absolute certainty: he will never be President of the United States. Put aside the fact that he lasted only four years as Speaker of the House before resigning in disgrace, leaving Congress with an approval rating around 15%. Forget that he was the father of the earmark. Never mind his notorious lack of self-control and his attacks on free enterprise. Those are all worthy topics for another day, but for the moment let’s just focus on the allegations by Newt’s second ex-wife that hit the press this week. Apart from all the other good reasons why Gingrich will never be President, Marianne Gingrich’s sensational allegations snuffed out any possible hope that Newt can beat Barack Obama in 2012.

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I have been a FReeper for over a decade. What is going on with Newt and the FReeper love he is getting is quite extraordinary to me.

FR is supposed to be the bastion of conservative values, small government, religous piety, morality, etc.

The vitriol spewed towards a Mormon like Romney who from all accounts has led a moral life, been married to the same woman, and raised a large family is astounding. It is especially troubling because the same people on here attacking Romney all seem to be giving the Newtster a complete past on his past transgressions.

Newt seems to me a cross between Jimmy Swaggert and Barack Obama. Like Swaggert, Newt admits his sin and begs forgiveness. Like Obama, he then attacks anyone, especially in the media who brings up this uncomfortable subject.

Newt is the classic opportunist, who will say anything in prusuit of his objective. He is a smart guy, but too smart by half, because he now has a long record on which to be judged.

Anyone who is to beat obama will need to beat him on the issues. That is the economy, smaller gov't, less regulation, lower taxes, real energy program with drill baby drill.

If Newt somehow gets the nomination, Obama will be happy because the issue will be NEWT. His reprimand and House ethics investigative papers are sure to be leaked. His ex wife Marianne will be all over the networks. The issue will not be Obama's failures, but Newts. That is just the way it works folks, the MSM is the enemy and they will do Obama's bidding.

I have made no secret of my wish for a brokered convention. I was talking about it long before Rush and Scarborough brought it up. It is the only hope to restore sanity to the Republican Party. Newt has no chance, and like Cain before him, Newt has enough baggage to fill a 747, and is nominated, his campaign will crash and burn like none we have witnessed in modern times.

1 posted on 01/21/2012 6:30:52 AM PST by milwguy
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To: milwguy

IBTZ


2 posted on 01/21/2012 6:32:21 AM PST by OwenKellogg (Gingrich / Robinson 2012!)
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To: milwguy

Moral people don’t make tax payer subsidized $50 abortions possible.


3 posted on 01/21/2012 6:33:35 AM PST by rwilson99 (Please tell me how the words "shall not perish and have everlasting life" would NOT apply to Mary.)
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To: milwguy

IBTZ!


4 posted on 01/21/2012 6:33:45 AM PST by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: milwguy

+1


5 posted on 01/21/2012 6:34:14 AM PST by stormer
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To: milwguy

I love the lamentations of the Mittbotts in the morning. It smells like ... ozone.


6 posted on 01/21/2012 6:34:25 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: milwguy

“Delusional...NewtBots like Jim Jones subjects on KoolAid,” says a RomneyBot like Bob Dole on LSD.

How do you solve a problem like a Mittwit?

You ZOT him!


7 posted on 01/21/2012 6:35:59 AM PST by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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To: milwguy

We are not electing a pope. Does Romneycare means anything to you after the Tea Party movement?


8 posted on 01/21/2012 6:35:59 AM PST by Sybeck1 (Mitt Romney, a piss poor choice)
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To: dirtboy

LOL, and they have only just begun. Wait till tonight, the lamentations will be louder than rolling thunder.


9 posted on 01/21/2012 6:37:25 AM PST by HerrBlucher
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To: milwguy

Thou doth protest too much.


10 posted on 01/21/2012 6:37:43 AM PST by JPG (Matters at which the foolish laugh and at whose consequences the prudent weep.)
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To: milwguy
The vitriol spewed towards a Mormon like Romney who from all accounts has led a moral life, been married to the same woman, and raised a large family is astounding.

Barack Obama has been married to one woman as well. Using your logic, we should just re-elect him.

Moron.

Mitt is so principled that he doesn't want to release his taxes until after he has the nomination in hand. In other words, there is something so damaging in his taxes that he risks the nomination by releasing them now. He is so driven to win the nomination that he would do such a thing that could saddle us with a losing candidate. And yet you idiot Mittbotts think HE is the guy to take on Obama?

Once again, MORON.

11 posted on 01/21/2012 6:37:43 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: milwguy

IBTZ


12 posted on 01/21/2012 6:38:03 AM PST by Bulldaddy
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To: milwguy

If you get zotted, I will be very, very worried for our fine community. I’ve seen a couple other posters get zotted just for posting anti-Newt sentiment.

*It’s a primary folks.*

Granted it’s probably one of the most important primaries I’ve ever witnessed, but people are SUPPOSED to disagree about who will best carry the conservative torch.

That being said, I vote in SC today. I am thinking Newt, but I don’t go to the polls enthusiastically.


13 posted on 01/21/2012 6:38:09 AM PST by bolobaby
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To: milwguy

Gingrich > Romney


14 posted on 01/21/2012 6:38:46 AM PST by DNA.2012
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To: milwguy

Romneybot? JimRob has an App for that!


15 posted on 01/21/2012 6:39:19 AM PST by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: milwguy

Man up!!! You and John Boner should go have a good cry together.


16 posted on 01/21/2012 6:39:51 AM PST by paintriot (Newt 2012 & 2016 Thinking long term!)
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To: milwguy
Did I make it?

Am I IBTZ for the first time?

17 posted on 01/21/2012 6:39:56 AM PST by PalmettoMason ("The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.")
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To: milwguy

So you want another four years of Obummer?


18 posted on 01/21/2012 6:40:35 AM PST by Figment
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To: Beagle8U
ZOT
19 posted on 01/21/2012 6:40:35 AM PST by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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To: milwguy
Anyone who is to beat obama will need to beat him on the issues.
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Once the Republican Presidential candidate has been decided, Obama will not let the conversation be on the issues as he cannot stand up to the scrutiny of those issues. The Republican's need a strong candidate who can stand up and control the conversation and not back down.

20 posted on 01/21/2012 6:40:41 AM PST by elephant
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To: milwguy
...one thing we can say with absolute certainty: he will never be President of the United States.

Must save this statement until November for the purpose of jamming it down the throats of the author and the poster.

21 posted on 01/21/2012 6:41:24 AM PST by stormhill
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To: milwguy
JR is gunning for your azz
22 posted on 01/21/2012 6:41:39 AM PST by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: milwguy

Ibtz


23 posted on 01/21/2012 6:42:18 AM PST by Mom MD (The country needs Obamacare like Nancy Pelosi needs a Halloween mask)
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To: milwguy
Newt's baggage has been out there for all to see for years. country not a milquetoast like Romney or an angry whiner like Santorum. We had those qualities last time around with McCain.

Newt is the bulldozer we've been waiting for.....

24 posted on 01/21/2012 6:42:45 AM PST by CAluvdubya (My preferred taglines are not in the running...)
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To: milwguy

Willard is NOT conservative.


25 posted on 01/21/2012 6:42:52 AM PST by Keith in Iowa (Willard Romney, purveyor of the world's finest bullmit. | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: Jim Robinson

Ping


26 posted on 01/21/2012 6:43:29 AM PST by Mom MD (The country needs Obamacare like Nancy Pelosi needs a Halloween mask)
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To: bolobaby

27 posted on 01/21/2012 6:43:31 AM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: dirtboy

I love the lamentations of the Mittbotts in the morning. It smells like ... ozone.


Conan the Barbarian chimes in:

“What is best in life?”

“To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women!!!”


28 posted on 01/21/2012 6:43:36 AM PST by ak267
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To: milwguy

Doesn’t matter who the GOP nominee is, they’re going to get the same savage treatment. Someone who fights back would be nice for a change.


29 posted on 01/21/2012 6:44:17 AM PST by Nickname
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To: milwguy

How can Romney stand up against Obama on the issues when they are virtually identical on the issues?

Obama and his minions have been fomenting the OWS movement over the past few months for one reason: they thought Romney was going to be the nominee and he is the epitome of the “1%”. Transferring the anger from an imaginary boogieman into an actual person would have been quite easy. Romney has ZERO shot at winning the presidency.

Good luck in all your future moronic endeavors.


30 posted on 01/21/2012 6:45:27 AM PST by Echo4C (We have it in our power to begin the world over again. --Thomas Paine)
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To: milwguy
What is going on with Newt and the FReeper love he is getting is quite extraordinary to me.

1. I, for one, am sick and tired of seeing this country destroyed because we demand perfection. We are not going to get it.

2. Newt is the only one left articulating what needs to be done to save this country. Paul gets it on economic issues. Santorum gets it on social issues. Newt gets it on all issues.

3. There is not all that much "love" for Newt here compared to GOP candidates of the past (Dubya, Sarah etc.)I, for instance, don't particularly like him. But, oh yes, I'm supporting him.

31 posted on 01/21/2012 6:45:57 AM PST by Tribune7 (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: milwguy

Romney and BHO BOTH pro-abortion
Romney and BHO BOTH anti-2nd amendment
Romney and BHO BOTH pro-homosexual agenda
Romney and BHO BOTH pro-government mandated health care
and that’s just a start.
If you want to support Romney go ahead, that is on you but don’t try and couch it in how morally bankrupt Gingrich is as a cover for your support for Romney the guy who has said I am a moderate and love working across the isle.
Be honest for crying out loud.


32 posted on 01/21/2012 6:47:45 AM PST by svcw (For the new year: you better toughen up, if you are going to continue to be stupid.)
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To: dirtboy

Gingrich makes play for gold vote

By Ralph Z. Hallow

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The Washington Times

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Newt Gingrich has moved to capture some Republican voters who lean toward Ron Paul and other Republicans who were Jack Kemp followers by naming two gold bugs to the Gingrich future team of advisers.

The former House speaker says he intends to appoint investment banker Lewis E. Lehrman, famous in the Reagan era for his red suspenders and gold-standard advocacy, and Jim Grant, editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, as President Gingrich’s Gold Commission - if and when of course Mr. Gingrich wins both the Republican nomination and the general election in November.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jan/20/gingrich-makes-play-gold-vote/print/


33 posted on 01/21/2012 6:47:50 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: milwguy
Moral people don’t make tax payer subsidized $50 abortions possible.

That is a good question. Why don't you ANSWER it....or are you a post 'em and leave 'em type of guy?

Romney never met an issue he didn't like both sides of.

34 posted on 01/21/2012 6:48:12 AM PST by NELSON111
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To: milwguy
Gingrich has been mostly out of the public view since he retired from Congress 13 years ago.

A political wilderness, eh?

Now where have I heard that term before?;-)

35 posted on 01/21/2012 6:48:12 AM PST by RoosterRedux (Newt: "Why vote for the guy who lost to the guy who lost to Obama?")
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To: milwguy

Here kitty, kitty....kitty.....


36 posted on 01/21/2012 6:49:18 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: OwenKellogg
The "anybody but Romney" movement is mostly about Romney...not Newt.

People didn't like Romney in the last election, or any election for President he's been a part of, OR, he would be the President now.

Insofar as being a "Newtbot", it's better than being an "Obamneybot".

Romney stutters and stammers like obama with a broken teleprompter when asked simple questions that he doesn't want to answer, like taxes. Or anytime he's challenged on most of his former "liberal" stances - and there are a lot of them.

The "bot" scenario bunch has tried to attach that suffix to every candidate and even to people like Rush Limbaugh (i.e. "Rushbot") and it doesn't work.

There is a REASON why people gravitate to an individual, even though it's not to your liking. If we all thought alike, America would be a sad place, and it's getting there with the groupthinkers that blindly follow an idiot like barrack obama.

You are not going to "shame" people to come over to your side by insinuating they are mindless or don't know what they are doing. People who are backing Newt are the same as those backing Romney, hard-working Americans, but personal preference is always there at the end of the day.

Slamming the opposition is the same tactic used by obama, and your hero romney, and to revise an old saying from the 70's, "When you start slinging mud, you lose ground."

We had one RINO in 2009, and had it not been for his pick of Sarah Palin - which gave him a great, last-minute boost - he would have lost even more embarrassingly to obama.

Perception is reality in politics, and the perception of Mitt Romney is not earthshattering right now.

In closing, if you think slamming voters - no matter who they are - is going to gain your guy - or you - any admiration (or votes), then you are as sad as John King was in his ambush attack in the debate.

JOHN KING SPCL, THE JOHN KING SPECIAL
37 posted on 01/21/2012 6:49:27 AM PST by FrankR (When you vote based on race...race is all you get.)
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Watch out, Jim’s going to purge you for a thought crime.


38 posted on 01/21/2012 6:49:35 AM PST by hc87
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“Romney”

You obviously know nothing about Romney. He is hardly a Constitutional supporter, a moral man, or of small government.


39 posted on 01/21/2012 6:49:35 AM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: bolobaby

Sorry honey, it is not anti-Newt it is the pro Romney people who are getting zotted and that is primary because they are literally lying about it.
Pay attention.


40 posted on 01/21/2012 6:49:58 AM PST by svcw (For the new year: you better toughen up, if you are going to continue to be stupid.)
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To: milwguy
The vitriol spewed towards a Mormon like Romney who from all accounts has led a moral life,

One more thing: the vitriol against Mitt isn't because he's a Mormon -- for the most part, anyway. I'll grant that there are some Mormon haters here.

The vitriol is because he has at times aggressively taken the wrong stance on important social issues such as abortion and anal-sex marriage, and because he pioneered ObamaCare.

41 posted on 01/21/2012 6:50:26 AM PST by Tribune7 (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: Beagle8U

Dem Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Newt Gingrich Using Racist “Code Words”…

VIDEO:

http://weaselzippers.us/


42 posted on 01/21/2012 6:50:47 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: milwguy

Perry Person, now a Newt Person...Did I make it IBTZ?


43 posted on 01/21/2012 6:50:54 AM PST by sockmonkey
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To: milwguy

IBTZ


44 posted on 01/21/2012 6:51:36 AM PST by Bikkuri
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Mitt has been planning for his coronation since 2006.

Dagg gum it!!! Those pesky peons keep wrecking his plans.

You feel that it’s starting to slip for Romney. The MSM overplayed its hand. Perry is out, Bachmann is out, Santorum looks small and the fear for Mitt is that the conservative base will rally to Newt. This might be a case where Mitt’s money, MSM friends, and support base won’t be enough to push him through. He just can’t seem to get above his 25% base.

I can’t wait to see Palin’s closing speech at CPAC 2012. All eyes will be on her. I don’t think she’s running but endorsing. Hmmmmmm...wonder who?


45 posted on 01/21/2012 6:52:33 AM PST by ak267
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To: Tribune7

I like your post.

I wonder sometimes if the reason we are where we are (as a Country) isn’t because we demand perfection in a candidate, rather because we demand imperfection in a candidate.


46 posted on 01/21/2012 6:52:46 AM PST by Rational Thought
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To: milwguy

Thanks for reminding why I stopped reading Powerlessline .
A bunch of Whiney moderates .
Mittens is the father of Obamacare the most
Destructive laws ever to be ram thru illegally in my life time .
We won back the house due to Obamacare and
You want the Idiot who created it to Be our candidate !
The entire Obama media had been prepped to
Dismantle Mittens .
Newt just gave us a small appetizer of the
Upcoming Soros media plan .
What is even odder is just like McCain
Mitten’s will run a vile destructive campaign against a fellow Goper but
Run a scared and sweet campaign against this
Evil Soros puppet who plans to be a dictator if
We do not stop him .
Mittens is clueless moderate Democrat
Trying to fool. Someone he belongs in the GOP .


47 posted on 01/21/2012 6:53:15 AM PST by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !H)
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To: milwguy
That is just the way it works folks, the MSM is the enemy and they will do Obama's bidding.

That is why Newt called them on it in the last debate. The SRM is running scared of him for that reason. Go Newt!!

48 posted on 01/21/2012 6:53:36 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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To: milwguy

Really. I was getting completely beat up by newtbots here on FR yesterday. The guy cannot keep his hands off women and then acts nefariously to boot.

He is a sick narcissist that actually believes what he wants personally matters and that he can do whatever he wants to get it. His character is deeply flawed and is a liar and a sneak and takes advantage of those who love him and takes advantage of his political position. I make this comment based on factual information in the public domain.

Now, if I had been on his team, I would have advised him to say this: “I made a lot of mistakes and deeply hurt Marianne. I wish I had done better and have deliberately walked the straight and narrow path since my conversion to Catholicism. I offer my sincerest apologies to those I have hurt and will do whatever I can do to make it up to them.”

That is what people want to hear, not “she’s a liar”. He is such a loser.


49 posted on 01/21/2012 6:55:44 AM PST by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: milwguy
NOTICE to leftists, RINOs, establishment types, bots and trolls - by Jim Robinson


50 posted on 01/21/2012 6:56:55 AM PST by monkapotamus
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