Skip to comments.Republican establishment gangs up on Newt Gingrich (Bloody Thursday, Drudge...)
Posted on 01/27/2012 4:44:48 PM PST by jimbo123
It has no name yet, but something akin to Operation: Newtralize is building into an onslaught against Newt Gingrichs drive for the presidency.
By late Thursday the conservative blogosphere was in open revolt, with right-wing bloggers aiming their fury at Drudge for what many perceived as an attack coordinated with Team Romney.
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Romney fits their type, and their politics.
Slick elitist BS artist gravitate towards other slick elitist BS artist.
Mutual admiration society of slick elitist BS artist (The *IN* people saying the *IN* things so the little people don't have to think for themselves).
Santorum don't make the cut in that department, way too plain.
Conspiracy? I'm not claiming any such thing, Einstein.
Drudge has hired two Romney operatives that oversee his site. And it shows. The Drudge Report is in the tank for Romney.
So what's your "informed" opinion?
I would venture a guess that they don’t think he has the $$$ or organization to win
It's a policy. And, in his position, a good one.
Nonetheless, you can tell three things for sure -- just by listening to his show.
a. Romney is now lower than dirt.
b. Paul is a kook.
c. Either Gingrich or Santorum would be fine by him.
Seriously,,,I really detest journalists,,of just about every stripe.
“Drudge attacked one of our own. So did a number of our side.
No. Do not forgive anyone.
Redouble the attack. Defeat them.”
My sentiments EXACTLY!
Why is it a good policy? Not to share with your listeners who you are voting for? I think that is dishonest. Think about it, maybe I’m wrong. But why shouldn’t we know who he votes for, when he keeps promoting conservative principles?
Drudge is so yesterday. Conservatives do not need conservative pundits to think for them, much less this weirdo.
Why can't we find one decent man/woman who is conservative to the core, willing to run and will stay off Pelosi's sofa?
I saw what the tea party/republicans did in NY in endorsing that idiot Paladino, and it makes me sick that it could happen this fall on a national scale. Flawed candidates are fine for democrats, they don't care about morals, but cheats won't win with values voters.
I vote for the ticket and platform, not the candidate, but I can't stand Newt. If he's the one, I will vote for him, but I won't enjoy it, and he won't win.
You forgot to mention that he also secretly trained al Qaeda, and also went back in time in his secret time machine to ghost write mein kamf - and the establishment just doesn’t want to tell us. They are so much smarter than us. If it weren’t for them how would we know how to get out of bed withou hurting ourselves? Seriously I just can’t understand what this newt derrangment is... WTH?
That’s nothing! I read today that Newt was caught beating puppies with a sledge hammer!
Seriously..I don’t understand the vitriol against Newt.
Sure I do...he’s not Mitt.
You said it yourself: "when he...promotes conservative principles".
Limbaugh obviously views himself as a spokesman for conservative principles -- but not as a partisan for any individual candidate. He assumes his audience can figure out the best conservative candidate for themselves.
I've been listening to Limbaugh for going on twenty years and he's never endorsed a candidate in the GOP primaries -- save once. In 2008, after Florida, I believe it was, but before McCain had locked it up, he endorsed Romney!
Gasp! But remember the choices at the time: Romney, McCain and Huckabee. You wondered whether he meant them or not, but Romney was at least saying the right things. McCain was actually insulting the conservative base daily. And Huckabee, playing a big-spending "compassionate conservative", had devolved into a stalking horse for McCain.
Limbaugh's intent was to somehow stop McCain, whom he saw as completely antithetical to the conservative cause. Didn't work.
I can't complain about the endorsement of Romney because, after Fred Thompson dropped out, that's where I ended up, too. For the same reasons.
At any rate, I believe Limbaugh is confident that his audience isn't going to vote for Romney. It's up to us to decide who we favor as best able to carry the conservaive banner.
St. Ricky doesn't have enough money to buy them all; Willard the Rat does.
I have been told that Romney(Bain) has lots of media holdings.Owning the media rather likely means they will be on your side.
I agree completely. It's way past time to destroy/bury the GOP. It's had it's run. it's time has come and gone, it's now time for a Conservative Party, by whatever name. Kill the Republican Party, and establish a new American Party, Patriot Party, Founder's party, whatever. But dump the Doles, Romneys, Coulters, Roves, Bushes, Snowes, Collins, Lugars, McCains, and all the rest of our non-conservatives and/or traitor enemies within.
He also lied about his investments being in a blind trust...Blind trust was described today and Romney has his lawyer in charge of the trust....illegal in a blind trust. The trustee must be someone not related in any personal or business way for the trust to be called blind. Its interesting how none of his lies are to be found in the MSM or the Republicans in washington.
“Tea Party” works for me. Yes, it is time.
Now, I haven’t given up on Newt... I think he may still win.
Regardless, we simply must destroy the corrupt Republican establishment... they have proven themselves to be no better that the drooling libs.
GO NEWT GO......this is not just about picking a president, its about the very survival of our country!!