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I too dreamed of trashing Newt in my maidenform undies but woke to the zot.
ThePoliticalGuide.com. ^ | 2009

Posted on 01/21/2012 10:03:52 PM PST by restornu

SummaryIn 2009, Congressman Gingrich supported a candidate for a special election for the 23rd district in New York that was pro-choice, pro gay marriage and supportive of numerous other items that most Republicans opposes. A more conservative candidate was available, but did not win a primary that consisted of a vote by 11 district members and not a public vote.

Congressman Gingrich came out in suppport for Mrs Scozzafava as she was the selected candidate for the Republican party. He asserted that many of her principles were in line with the Republican party. He appeared on numerous radio shows to defend his support for her.

As the special election neared, Mrs Scozzafava was trailing the Conservative Party candidate Hoffman. She dropped out of the race to prevent from splitting the vote, but threw her support behind the Democrat instead of the Conservative.

After the election, Congressman Gingrich stated that the Scozzafava candidacy was indeed a mistake that never should have happened.

The special election for the 23rd Congressional District is an important test leading up to the mid-term 2010 elections. Our best chance to put responsible and principled leaders in Washington starts here, with Dede Scozzafava.

The Republican Revolution in 1994 started very much like what we see today. Like then, our country is reeling from misguided liberal policies, high taxes and out-of-control spending. This special election in New York’s 23rd Congressional District could be the first

… ... more election of the new Republican Revolution, but we need the momentum to get it started

Book Signing

Congressman Gingrich was confronted at a book signing concerning his support for Dede Scozzafava.

He responded by noting that she was the nominee picked by the local representatives, and that she supported a number of conservative ideals and principles.

Newt Gingrich vs his book "To Try Men's Souls"

Both Laura Ingraham and Hannity interviews on this happening was pulled by them.


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KEYWORDS: bigwoop; dede; dedescozzafava; false; falsestory; gingrich; newt; newtgingrich; scozzafava; zot
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Yes by all means the vetting should continue...

Michelle Malkin Dede Scozzafava: Liar


1 posted on 01/21/2012 10:03:58 PM PST by restornu
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To: holdonnow

Ping


2 posted on 01/21/2012 10:05:03 PM PST by restornu
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To: restornu

So you prefer Romney as GOP nominee, who will then lose to Obama?

Bottom line — do you prefer Obama to Gingrich?

Or do you live in an alternate universe?


3 posted on 01/21/2012 10:07:06 PM PST by Innovative (Weakness is provocative.)
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To: restornu

Still for Romney, are you?


4 posted on 01/21/2012 10:08:08 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC - DONATE MONTHLY! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know!)
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To: restornu; darkwing104; 50mm; Old Sarge; 230FMJ; A.Hun; abigailsmybaby; AFPhys; Aircop_2006; ...

Mittbot detected! IBTZ!


5 posted on 01/21/2012 10:08:08 PM PST by DarthVader (That which supports Boroach Obuggery must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: restornu

Posted like a sore loser.


6 posted on 01/21/2012 10:08:53 PM PST by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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To: restornu

Please have Mitt send his spew directly to e by snail mail. That way he and the USPS will be helped.


7 posted on 01/21/2012 10:09:24 PM PST by CT
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To: restornu

The vetting is only starting for Mitt Romney, yet the good voters of South Carolina could already size up the pro-abortion, failed Governor, and they handed him a sound defeat.

Newt Gingrich is our only hope in stopping the failure from Massachusetts.


8 posted on 01/21/2012 10:09:24 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: restornu

Obviously Romney cannot stand up to this comparison on this issue. It’s a preposterous point.

Oh, I see, we are supposed to run to Santorum over this, or Paul.

Not I.


9 posted on 01/21/2012 10:09:31 PM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: restornu

Oh, and Zot you very much.


10 posted on 01/21/2012 10:10:03 PM PST by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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To: restornu

MittBot Zot?


11 posted on 01/21/2012 10:10:19 PM PST by Chunga (Ron Paul is a fruitcakey jackass.)
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To: restornu; Jim Robinson; Admin Moderator
You're not respecting Jim's admonition.

Don't come to Free Republic to bash Gingrich.

12 posted on 01/21/2012 10:10:19 PM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: restornu

Yes, that was Newt’s mistake and he was chastised for it. He is still far to the right of Mittens.

He was operating under the misconception that Dede was more electable.

Even so he should not have endorsed her over her more conservative callenger.

Hope Newt realizes that by now.

Go Newt!


13 posted on 01/21/2012 10:10:33 PM PST by TFMcGuire (Liberalism Is Hatred)
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To: restornu

IBMBZ!!


14 posted on 01/21/2012 10:11:45 PM PST by FlyingEagle
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To: restornu

more like failure-to-restore-anything-at-all???

have to look at what scozzo was running against.


15 posted on 01/21/2012 10:11:52 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: restornu

Zoticide. Bye.


16 posted on 01/21/2012 10:13:50 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: restornu

The mittbot restornu is ZOTTED!


17 posted on 01/21/2012 10:14:04 PM PST by Chunga (Ron Paul is a fruitcakey jackass.)
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To: Mariner

The Mittwit has already been given the boot. The Viking Kitties are prowling, even at this late hour, keeping FR free of Mittwits and PaulBots.


18 posted on 01/21/2012 10:14:17 PM PST by Stonewall Jackson ("I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.")
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To: TFMcGuire

That’s a proper response. Newt made a bad judgment call. I don’t think Newt is pro-abortion for supporting Dede S. Newt has pledged to defund Planned Parenthood. Calls for zotting etc are inappropriate.


19 posted on 01/21/2012 10:15:37 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: ansel12

“Newt Gingrich is our only hope in stopping the failure from Massachusetts.”

Not to mention the Communist from Kenya!;)


20 posted on 01/21/2012 10:16:23 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: restornu

Although it is fair to criticize Newt for stupidly supporting Dede S., and it WAS stupid,

just as it is fair to point out Newt’s many (MANY) other flaws,

this particular linked article is two and a half years old, man. You need to link to something published TODAY. For example, if Newt had said something NEW about the Scozzafaza endorsement, that would be fair game.

But don’t just repost something by Malkin from 2009.


21 posted on 01/21/2012 10:16:23 PM PST by pogo101
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To: restornu; darkwing104; 50mm; Old Sarge; 230FMJ; A.Hun; abigailsmybaby; AFPhys; Aircop_2006; ...
Myther restornu gets the ZOT.

To be added or removed from the Viking Kitty/ZOT Ping List, FReepmail Darkwing104 or 50mm.

22 posted on 01/21/2012 10:16:54 PM PST by 50mm (Trust nobody and you'll never be disappointed.)
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To: restornu; 50mm; TheOldLady

Annother mitbot.


23 posted on 01/21/2012 10:16:54 PM PST by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, Now Christian - "I wasn't brainwashed, just brain pre-soaked.")
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To: restornu

Do you have a prediction for Florida?

Jeb Bush changed his mind about endorsing Romney, what do you think that indicates?


24 posted on 01/21/2012 10:17:23 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: TFMcGuire

“He was operating under the misconception that Dede was more electable.”

But couldn’t the same logic be used to say conservatives should pick Romney over Newt because he’s more electable?


25 posted on 01/21/2012 10:17:32 PM PST by ari-freedom (If SOPA passes, we will lose our Free Republic.)
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To: restornu; holdonnow
You pinged "holdonnow"

Why?

He isn't a Romney supporter.

26 posted on 01/21/2012 10:19:47 PM PST by Semper Mark (Pray. Vote. Buy ammo. (Not necessarily in that order.))
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To: ari-freedom
But couldn’t the same logic be used to say conservatives should pick Romney over Newt because he’s more electable?

Who says so? Karl Rove? David Gergen? A poll of politically unengaged Americans?

27 posted on 01/21/2012 10:20:03 PM PST by Chunga (Ron Paul is a fruitcakey jackass.)
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To: greyfoxx39; Elsie; ejonesie22; Tennessee Nana; Godzilla; T Minus Four; MHGinTN; Colofornian; ...

Resty has also left the building. We need to pray for her as well.

Another inman ping for you grey.


28 posted on 01/21/2012 10:20:11 PM PST by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, Now Christian - "I wasn't brainwashed, just brain pre-soaked.")
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To: restornu

I’ve had a few things to say about the Scozzafava episode, it rather irritated me at the time.

Sadly, since I’m not running, there are no perfect candidates in the race. All of the candidates have their defects. Romney has Massachusetts, Paul has 911, Gingrich has Scozzafava, and Santorum has Specter.

All that said, I like Santorum and Gingrich. I like Romney and Paul rather less. Santorum is a good man. Romney is smart if unreliable. Paul is my cranky Uncle Harry. And Gingrich? Gingrich fights. Gingrich loves to mix it up. Most Repubs go weak in the knees when the DNC press goes after them but Gingrich revels in it.

So, baggage and all, for me its Gingrich. He is going to be the next president and I think he’ll be a good one.


29 posted on 01/21/2012 10:20:33 PM PST by marron
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To: ari-freedom

Romney is less electable, not more electable.

Romney has a political history of almost 20 years, and it is of a loser, a weak campaigner and vote getter, even though he always has the most money.


30 posted on 01/21/2012 10:20:33 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: DarthVader
zot2
31 posted on 01/21/2012 10:20:35 PM PST by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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To: pogo101

Trash Newt on this site at your own risk! I wouldn’t recommend it.


32 posted on 01/21/2012 10:20:39 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is not just brewing, rebellion is here!!)
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To: onyx; restornu

“Still for Romney, are you?”

See his about page. Amusing that he attacks Newt’s endorsement of a pro-abortion, pro-homosexual marriage candidate. Scozzafava after all never signed tax payer funded abortion into being, and we are not voting for or against Scozzafava. A decaffeinated taqquiyah vendor.


33 posted on 01/21/2012 10:20:50 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: onyx

Resty was also Mormon. That is 3 Mormon mittbots gone in as many days that I know of.


34 posted on 01/21/2012 10:21:41 PM PST by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, Now Christian - "I wasn't brainwashed, just brain pre-soaked.")
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To: restornu

Could you show me where Mitt endorsed Dede’s opponent?


35 posted on 01/21/2012 10:22:02 PM PST by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts so good.)
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To: restornu

Oh cool. You and atomicweeder zotted days apart. The Freeper air smells cleaner and less like Mitt Romneycare every day.


36 posted on 01/21/2012 10:23:22 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: restornu

Geez. I never knew how heavy Newt is. I only ever see him from the chest up. That gut is something else. I was genuinely surprised. At least this is one dude who will not have his Nazi wife tell me not to eat a McDonalds. I love McDonalds and Berger King and any pizza/ cheese steak joint I can find.


37 posted on 01/21/2012 10:23:35 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: restornu
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38 posted on 01/21/2012 10:24:24 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: onyx; TheOldLady; restornu

Nevermind, you -can’t- read his about page!

WHITE HORSE BARBEQUE! MMmmmmm! Tastes like venison.


39 posted on 01/21/2012 10:24:30 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: restornu; FReepers

Because Zots are not free
(Click the pic!)

40 posted on 01/21/2012 10:24:30 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC - DONATE MONTHLY! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know!)
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To: Williams

Resty (restornu) was a strong Mitt supporter (and co-religionist).

She was known for her bad grammar and overuse of exclamation points.


41 posted on 01/21/2012 10:25:12 PM PST by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, Now Christian - "I wasn't brainwashed, just brain pre-soaked.")
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42 posted on 01/21/2012 10:27:46 PM PST by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, Now Christian - "I wasn't brainwashed, just brain pre-soaked.")
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To: restornu

“...was pro-choice, pro gay marriage and supportive of numerous other items that most Republicans opposes...”

If it were a senator, I would swear you were speaking of Scott Brown.

And if a governor...Mitt Romney.


43 posted on 01/21/2012 10:28:19 PM PST by TFMcGuire (Liberalism Is Hatred)
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To: pogo101
But don’t just repost something by Malkin from 2009.

And then she used her first post to ping Mark Levin as though this was some big new hairy deal that nobody knew about and she could save her Mittens with it. What a stupid hill to die on.

44 posted on 01/21/2012 10:28:19 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: restornu

Well the fact of the matter is that not that long ago we were all really pissed at Newt for supporting Scozzafava.

But politics is unlike any other business. If he can rid us of the disaster we’re currently stuck with then..by all means...go for it!


45 posted on 01/21/2012 10:28:19 PM PST by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: reaganaut

Yes, I know. She had the LDS ping list on her forum page.


46 posted on 01/21/2012 10:28:50 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC - DONATE MONTHLY! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know!)
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47 posted on 01/21/2012 10:28:50 PM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: restornu

It looks like the admins have already deleted your account, but I’ll give a straight response to this one anyhoot.

Newt’s flawed; there’s no getting around that. I don’t and never have worn political blinders about any candidate. But, IMHO, he is still probably the best option we have available at this point for the 2012 elections.

As for Scozzafava, would Romney have taken a position any different that Gingrich’s? I really doubt he would have said “Heck no to that RINO, let’s endorse a third-party conservative!”


48 posted on 01/21/2012 10:29:56 PM PST by DemforBush (Are you any better off than you were $6 trillion ago?)
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To: Steelfish

Ya, we getting a bit fast on the draw, Killas. LOL.


49 posted on 01/21/2012 10:30:07 PM PST by TFMcGuire (Liberalism Is Hatred)
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To: Psalm 144

Some folks are stark raving maaaaad.


50 posted on 01/21/2012 10:31:00 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC - DONATE MONTHLY! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know!)
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