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Egomaniacs R Us: Trump to pick Newt
Washington Post ^ | 2/2/12 | Jennifer Rubin

Posted on 02/02/2012 5:37:18 PM PST by KansasGirl

By Jennifer Rubin Herman Cain, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Sarah Palin and now, it seems, Donald Trump have lined up behind Newt Gingrich. It’s convenient to have a candidate like Gingrich who attracts the unserious, the unpresidential, the uninformed and the unpalatable all in one convenient locale. It saves the time and effort needed to determine who is a credible Republican and who is not (Gingrich supporters). The move is yet another boost for Rick Santorum, who definitely is in the category of responsible and credible candidates (whatever you think of his views) and has been struggling to wean the base off its attraction to Gingrich.

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And all of these pro-Newt characters share a penchant for extreme, nasty rhetoric with a disdain for productive governance.

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Really, what’s next for Newt — a Duke Cunningham endorsement from a jail cell?

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1 posted on 02/02/2012 5:37:19 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/02/jennifer-rubin-trump-endorses-egomaniac-oops/


2 posted on 02/02/2012 5:38:42 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

I believe the early “leak” attributed to the Gingrich campaign probably came from the romney campaign to attract attention to the endorsement as well as an “in your face” kind of embarassment to Newt. I believe romney and his minions are that juvenile and un-principled. Not that much different than obama and rahm.


3 posted on 02/02/2012 5:44:17 PM PST by duffee (NEWT 2012)
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To: KansasGirl

So Trump changed his mind? I thought he endorsed Romney this morning.


4 posted on 02/02/2012 5:45:19 PM PST by svcw (For the new year: you better toughen You up, if you are going to continue to be stupid.)
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To: KansasGirl

Everything from Donald comes with a price. Newt doesn’t want him. The Donald, like the Willard, is part of the establishment RINO’s


5 posted on 02/02/2012 5:47:26 PM PST by GR_Jr. (ABR / AB0 (Anybody but Romney, and then Anybody but 0bama))
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To: KansasGirl

Rush Limbaugh said today that a whole lot of bloggers for Romney were bashing Newt and Trump today and would be eating crow later since he is endorsing Romney. Looks like a lot of snakes were caught in their own snares today. LOL!


6 posted on 02/02/2012 5:48:08 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Click "UNDO" on OBAMA! VOTE NEWT!)
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To: KansasGirl

Seems Jennifer jumped the gun on this one.


7 posted on 02/02/2012 5:48:52 PM PST by Signalman
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To: svcw
So Trump changed his mind? I thought he endorsed Romney this morning.

There's nothing Trump likes more than a public commotion that has the media talking about him.

8 posted on 02/02/2012 5:48:56 PM PST by PGR88
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To: duffee

Agreed. I frigg’n can’t stand Romney. Despise him with a passion.

However, I believe he beats Obama in a landslide. Repubs will be forced to vote for him and democrats will not so much mind voting for another ‘republican’ Democrat.

Trust me on this. I run with a circle of Rats. and they are all pretty much saying (and will do) the same thing.

I know, ...it all sucks.

Palin/West(or Bolton) 2012 is what I still say.


9 posted on 02/02/2012 5:49:32 PM PST by Hammerhead
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To: duffee

I agree with you 100%! it was a deliberate attempt to humiliate Newt. Mitt is hoping Newt explodes with anger...he sent staffers all over Fla to disrupt Newt’s rallys. It was bad enough when he lied about Gingrich in his campaign ads but last debate he LIED right on the stage.


10 posted on 02/02/2012 5:50:27 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

“Rush Limbaugh said today that a whole lot of bloggers for Romney were bashing Newt and Trump today and would be eating crow later since he is endorsing Romney.”

Too funny. :)


11 posted on 02/02/2012 5:50:27 PM PST by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: KansasGirl

OK,so do the insults directed at Newt apply to Romney? Either way Jennifer make Trump sound like the chump’s choice.


12 posted on 02/02/2012 5:50:36 PM PST by Leep (It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: KansasGirl
Jennifer,

Go get lai...

Nevermind.

13 posted on 02/02/2012 5:52:03 PM PST by McGruff (46 States To Go)
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To: Signalman
hehehe. Serves the bimbo right for being such a snark.
14 posted on 02/02/2012 5:52:14 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: GR_Jr.

Cavuto had Trump on the phone today and Fox showed Newt walking down the hallway somewhere and the media shoved mics in his face to get his reaction. He threw his hands up in the air and said “Amazing what someone will do to get attention! Just amazing!” (may not be the exact quote) but Cavuto told Trump he sounds ticked. Trump said he understood and he liked Newt and thought a lot of him. Almost an hour later, the Gingrich campaign released negative statements Trump has recently made about Romney to the media! This is going to get nasty!


15 posted on 02/02/2012 5:53:45 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Click "UNDO" on OBAMA! VOTE NEWT!)
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To: duffee

News sources said it was Newt’s camp that leaked the info....so if that is true does it not make Newt’s minions juvenile and un-principled and not that much different than obama and rahm?


16 posted on 02/02/2012 5:54:13 PM PST by woofie (It takes three villages and a forest of woodland creatures to raise a child in Obamaville)
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To: KansasGirl

What the hell’s going on with this post. Trump endorsed Mittens around noon today, and Drudge says the same thing. Is this jerk from this planet?

What the hell is she talking about? I’m totally confused.


17 posted on 02/02/2012 5:54:32 PM PST by laweeks
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To: KansasGirl

At least I know what I’ll do with Jennifer Rubin’s columns from now on.


18 posted on 02/02/2012 5:54:56 PM PST by skeeter
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To: hinckley buzzard

Newt will be on Hannity tonight by the way. I will be curious to see what he has to say.


19 posted on 02/02/2012 5:56:41 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Click "UNDO" on OBAMA! VOTE NEWT!)
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To: KansasGirl

I hear Trump likes to fire people, too.

And what of his precious issue of “China”? I haven’t really heard much about China since Huntsman ordered dinner in Mandarin during a debate.


20 posted on 02/02/2012 5:57:36 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I have to wonder if JRubin is working on Obama’s behalf because I just don’t see how Romney’s supporters think bashing conservatives and calling them names is going to win there support. Her bashing of Perry, Cain, Sarah, Newt, and their supporters makes mr very angry.


21 posted on 02/02/2012 5:57:52 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Hammerhead

“However, I believe he beats Obama in a landslide. Repubs will be forced to vote for him...”

Not this time.


22 posted on 02/02/2012 5:58:34 PM PST by ngat
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To: Hammerhead

There is no difference between Romney and BHO.
BHO will campaign by saying “why vote for Romney when you all ready have me”.


23 posted on 02/02/2012 5:58:46 PM PST by svcw (For the new year: you better toughen You up, if you are going to continue to be stupid.)
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To: woofie

It was denied early on by the Gingrich campaign and I believe them. The romney campaign four years ago as well in this cycle have been shown to lie, distort and to be un-principled.


24 posted on 02/02/2012 5:59:03 PM PST by duffee (NEWT 2012)
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To: svcw

He did, but the Mittwitt Rubin posted this before that news broke.


25 posted on 02/02/2012 5:59:03 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: laweeks

Dewey Wins!


26 posted on 02/02/2012 5:59:58 PM PST by Leep (It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: katiedidit1

Sad part is that Romney is doing all this dirty work against Newt with the help of the establishment, FOX, Drudge etc and then when they need the base they will say we need to unite and many will.

I will not.

Romney will not take obama on, he will nto go after obama or do investigations into obama, Holder, etc if in power, he will appoint liberal judges and he certainly will not release the documents which obama has sealed .

When homosexuals, liberals etc don’;t mind Romney then we know we have a liberal running.


27 posted on 02/02/2012 6:01:07 PM PST by manc (FOX, DRUDGE, HAS BEEN DISGUSTING IN THEIR BIASED ATTACKS V NEWT. I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: duffee

I believe Ann Coulter would accuse Newt of groping her if she thought it would get Romney elected.


28 posted on 02/02/2012 6:01:32 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Click "UNDO" on OBAMA! VOTE NEWT!)
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To: duffee

I would think the news sources would know where the info is coming from .....if not they open themselves up to a lot of grief


29 posted on 02/02/2012 6:01:41 PM PST by woofie (It takes three villages and a forest of woodland creatures to raise a child in Obamaville)
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To: xzins

“I hear Trump likes to fire people, too.”

First thing that came to mind when I heard Trump endorsed Romney was the inevitable Democrat joke will be:

What do Trump and Romney have in common? They both like to fire people. So predictable.


30 posted on 02/02/2012 6:02:28 PM PST by ngat
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I just can;t watch Hannity or his liberal elitist pals so if you do see Newt and he says anything good coudl you let me know please.


31 posted on 02/02/2012 6:02:58 PM PST by manc (FOX, DRUDGE, HAS BEEN DISGUSTING IN THEIR BIASED ATTACKS V NEWT. I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: Hammerhead

I agree...everyone here hated McCain in 07 and Romney is McCain of 2012.

Obviously, everyone HATES OBAMA A 1000 TIMES MORE so Pubbies’ held their noses and without puking, wrote McLame’s name.

That’s what it looks like. And just like you, I am surrounded by moronic libtards so I always grab info on what they are saying as well.


32 posted on 02/02/2012 6:03:59 PM PST by max americana (Buttcrack Obama is an idiot)
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To: woofie

News sources aren’t exactly reliable. Newt’s people say it didn’t come from them. They said they had not been in contact with Trump.


33 posted on 02/02/2012 6:04:02 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Hammerhead
Not this one.

If Romney wins, the GOP will have effectively rendered conservatives/tea partiers irrelevant. Once again, we'll have democrat liabilities on the credit of conservatives.

34 posted on 02/02/2012 6:05:33 PM PST by Dead Dog
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To: laweeks

This is the snarky blog post he made prior to the news breaking that he was endorsing Romney.

http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/02/jennifer-rubin-trump-endorses-egomaniac-oops/


35 posted on 02/02/2012 6:06:00 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: manc

Yes I will manc. I felt very down seeing Trump do that to Newt today after Newt agreed to his debate.


36 posted on 02/02/2012 6:06:12 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Click "UNDO" on OBAMA! VOTE NEWT!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Thank you , I appreciate it.


37 posted on 02/02/2012 6:06:55 PM PST by manc (FOX, DRUDGE, HAS BEEN DISGUSTING IN THEIR BIASED ATTACKS V NEWT. I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
I believe Ann Coulter would accuse Newt of groping her if she thought it would get Romney elected.

Methinks Ann would prefer it if Calista groped her...

38 posted on 02/02/2012 6:07:37 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: KansasGirl

There are only 3 places it could come from Newt, Romney or Trump.
Im guessing Trump but it would be good to know for certain


39 posted on 02/02/2012 6:07:37 PM PST by woofie (It takes three villages and a forest of woodland creatures to raise a child in Obamaville)
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To: Hammerhead

well my family are not that;s for sure


40 posted on 02/02/2012 6:07:57 PM PST by manc (FOX, DRUDGE, HAS BEEN DISGUSTING IN THEIR BIASED ATTACKS V NEWT. I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: KansasGirl

Are there two Jennifer Rubins? I always like to connect a face to a name and well Google Image is telling me Jennifer Rubin is Not Gulity! Unless the babe JR is not the hack JR that wrote this.


41 posted on 02/02/2012 6:10:01 PM PST by jpsb
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To: KansasGirl
So is Jennifer issuing an apology?

I wrote that with a straight face...

Well sorta...

42 posted on 02/02/2012 6:10:46 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: ngat

But, they will get huge mileage out of that the “Fire Twins”, and it will be another of the death knells that signals Mitt’s loss to Obama.

Trump knows it, too. I assume he’s in it to lose.


43 posted on 02/02/2012 6:13:11 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: manc

What happened to the conservatives? have we dwindled down to just a few? if either Obama or Romney win...we are finished. Our country is going down the toilet. The Coulters, Trumps, Romneys, MSM, Faux, Rove all live in a different elitist world.


44 posted on 02/02/2012 6:14:01 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: Signalman

She has a membership at Haters R Us.


45 posted on 02/02/2012 6:14:11 PM PST by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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To: woofie

Plausible Denial


46 posted on 02/02/2012 6:16:50 PM PST by duffee (NEWT 2012)
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To: Belteshazzar

She also has a membership at Non-Listeners-Who’d-Rather-Be-Talkers R Us.


47 posted on 02/02/2012 6:17:03 PM PST by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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To: KansasGirl

I Just heard on ABC THAT Trump[ HAS ENDORSED ROMBAMA!


48 posted on 02/02/2012 6:17:41 PM PST by Paperdoll (On the cutting edge)
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To: KansasGirl

49 posted on 02/02/2012 6:18:23 PM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: Belteshazzar

She also has a membership at Pre-Judgers R Us.


50 posted on 02/02/2012 6:18:59 PM PST by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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