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Gingrich’s latest endorser believes he can still win it
Daily Caller ^ | 4-12-12 | Levinson

Posted on 04/12/2012 10:39:14 PM PDT by VinL

The Republican presidential primary has been pronounced over, but against the odds, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich remains in the race.

Even more improbably, the former speaker is still getting a slow trickle of endorsements from politicians who seem to genuinely believe he has a shot at the White House.

The Daily Caller caught up with the latest politician to endorse Gingrich, Delaware State Senator Dave Lawson, whose endorsement was announced on Wednesday after Rick Santorum dropped out and the vast majority of pundits declared the race at the end.

“The race isn’t over until the votes are counted, and so I don’t believe the race is over,” Lawson told TheDC. “I believe that Speaker Gingrich certainly has a very good crack at this nomination; I believe he certainly has the right attributes to work toward putting this country back on its feet.”

Lawson said he did not decide who to support until recently. If Romney does become the nominee, Lawson said he’ll “absolutely” support him, but until then, he believes Gingrich is the best man for the job.

“With his experience, his knowledge, his commonsense, his very logical approach, I think that he’s something that this country needs,” Lawson said.

“He totally loves this country,” he added. ”He believes in it from stem to stern.” (RELATED: Full coverage of the Gingrich campaign) Ads by Google

Asked why he believed Gingrich was still in the race given all of the calls for him to drop out and the fact that even he has admitted that Romney will likely be the nominee, Lawson just laughed.

“Reagan didn’t win anything until he got to North Carolina,” he said. “We’re not to North Carolina yet. And then Reagan ended up taking the presidency, obviously.”

Lawson likened Gingrich’s situation to his own in 2010, when he ousted a 36-year incumbent against the odds.

“We’ve had so many upsets and so many news media election results long before the results were in, and that’s what they’re doing now,” he said. “Everybody’s going, ‘He’s [Romney is] obviously heir-apparent.’ There is no such thing as an heir-apparent in politics.”

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/04/12/gingrichs-latest-endorser-believes-he-can-still-win-it/#ixzz1rtareKNf


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Delaware; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: 2012endorsements; davelawson; de2012; delaware; gingrich; newt2012
Happy to see mitt-wit nationalizing his campaign, so that the Dems and MSM can now have at him.

No worries. There’s a major gaffe coming– it’s in the Romney genes. Might happen as soon as his NRA speech, but it will come. Don’t doubt me on this. -:)

I’m in, til Newt’s out.

1 posted on 04/12/2012 10:39:20 PM PDT by VinL
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To: VinL

That would be great.


2 posted on 04/12/2012 10:46:44 PM PDT by KSanders
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To: VinL

Can you imagine a debate between Newt and Obama?

LMAO!!

And to make it fair and and AA- I’d allow Obama to use an ear piece and 6 IBM Big Blues each feeding its own teleprompter!

Newt only gets a cracked etch a sketch.


3 posted on 04/12/2012 10:50:57 PM PDT by KSanders
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To: VinL

It is up to us to gaffe Mittens everyday ourselves until he’s polling 40 to 48% with zero.

This time around, we really need to EAT our ‘own’, not just nick him, if we want a brokered convention.

The reason Rosen was yanked back on her leash is the left wants nobody BUT Romney.


4 posted on 04/12/2012 10:53:48 PM PDT by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: txhurl

tx, I sense you’re a younger member- so you may not be aware that Romney’s father was once in contention for the GOP nomination— until, he came back from a visit to Vietnam and declared he had been “brainwashed”. (Of course, he’s a Romney- so, a light rinse would have done it.) And boom, he was a goner.

So, all Newt supporters now have one task to perform along with there nightly prayers-— recite 3 times, “brainwash, Mitt”-— and the gaffe will definitely come.


5 posted on 04/12/2012 11:01:08 PM PDT by VinL (It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: KSanders

i really don’t understand why more people have not voted for newt..he would wipe the floor with Obama..if there is even the slightest chance that he can still pull this off I hope and pray that he can..I don’t care what the polls show Newt gets my vote in June


6 posted on 04/12/2012 11:01:46 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: VinL; martin_fierro; trisham

Well, member since 2/2002, so not THAT young, although martin_fierro (’98) got called a noob today too :)


7 posted on 04/12/2012 11:09:40 PM PDT by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: VinL
I’m in, til Newt’s out.

I'm with you on that one ALL THE WAY.

8 posted on 04/12/2012 11:12:41 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: VinL

Who was Romney Sr. saying brainwashed him, and over what?

We could power-wash Jr. off our streets today, if we decided to do it together.


9 posted on 04/12/2012 11:14:41 PM PDT by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: VinL

Only a few days ago, all of us Newt supporters were traitors for not backing Santorum and thereby vicariously supporting Romney. Now that Rick is out, why isn’t their a sea change of support for Newt? I don’t #ing get it. Everyone’s bitching about Romney, but hardly anyone is raising the call for unity behind Newt. The #ing petulance is unreal.

Go Newt!!! It ain’t over, damnit!!!


10 posted on 04/12/2012 11:28:14 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

“I don’t care what the polls show Newt gets my vote in June..”

Here, here.......maybe the real Sarah will get the VP slot on a newt ticket......imagine those two doing a duo!


11 posted on 04/12/2012 11:30:00 PM PDT by Forty-Niner (The barely bare, berry bear formerly known as..........Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: txhurl

Meant you no offense there Tx, just thought you were a youngster- must be that youthful enthusiasm in your posts.

Here’s a Wiki link to George Romney, just go down to his presidential campaign— It’s actually quite interesting in the sense that the similarities between George and Mitt are uncanny-—

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_W._Romney


12 posted on 04/12/2012 11:32:54 PM PDT by VinL (It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
i really don’t understand why more people have not voted for newt

They are the 'easily brain washed' and voted out of FEAR. They are basically GUTLESS. The kind the media and GOP E were counting on and KNEW they existed.

GO NEWT the PATRIOT! The BEST for AMERICA and thank you for staying in it as in every cell of your body screams AMERICA!!

13 posted on 04/12/2012 11:54:50 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Gene Eric
Now that Rick is out, why isn’t their a sea change of support for Newt?

IMO, Santorum supporters had mush for brains - and are NOT conservative. Santorum supported Mitt in '08, so what would you expect of his supporters. Same mindset - 'bottom of the class' type. Unable to think on their own - just like mitt who will NEED to surround himself to tell him what to think/do.

GO NEWT!! THE BEST FOR AMERICA! And thank you for staying in and not turning America over to the hands of evil. You give PRO AMERICANS hope and honor those who gave their life for this country.

14 posted on 04/13/2012 12:07:02 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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.

Stay home

Vote 3rd party

Write-In Sarah Palin

.


15 posted on 04/13/2012 12:13:43 AM PDT by devolve (- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - you can*t do that with a WebTV - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Saint Rick relied heavily on women voters, because they could vote for Gingrich, because of his previous marriages.

If they had taken a closer look at his marriages, it was more of a case of him not making wise choices about mates and his mates leaving him, not him leaving his mates.

The media, Dems, Romney, and Saint Rick basically, but unintentionally, worked together to damage Gingrich’s political brand.


16 posted on 04/13/2012 12:13:57 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: presently no screen name

bump


17 posted on 04/13/2012 12:28:39 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: onyx; DJ MacWoW; RedMDer; trisham; TheOldLady; musicman; vox_freedom; JoeProBono; The Cajun; ...
BUMP!
18 posted on 04/13/2012 12:55:17 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: VinL
This Lawson guy's terrific and KNOWS what he's talking about. He actually did it!

Lawson likened Gingrich’s situation to his own in 2010, when he ousted a 36-year incumbent against the odds.

“The race isn’t over until the votes are counted, and so I don’t believe the race is over,” Lawson told TheDC. “I believe that Speaker Gingrich certainly has a very good crack at this nomination; I believe he certainly has the right attributes to work toward putting this country back on its feet.”

“With his experience, his knowledge, his commonsense, his very logical approach, I think that he’s something that this country needs,” Lawson said.

Thanks for posting this, Vin.

19 posted on 04/13/2012 1:21:08 AM PDT by b9 (Newt is substance. The others are talking points.)
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To: Gene Eric

Newt has got to take charge and lead one. He needs to fire up all these Santorum delegates to vote for him!!! Its time for a rebellion inside the GOP, GET THOSE DELEGATES AND WUP MITTS BUTT.


20 posted on 04/13/2012 1:56:48 AM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: VinL

I will still vote for Newt. I think a TEXAS vote counts for three (remember LBJ).


21 posted on 04/13/2012 2:42:16 AM PDT by CHEE (if I ever vote for another unconstitutional law I wish I may be shot. - Congressman Davy Crockett)
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To: All
There is nothing wrong with having hope that the last conservative left in the race can still win...

...just as long as we all remember that the prime directive is to beat Obama.

22 posted on 04/13/2012 2:49:25 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("ONE TERM MITT__SARAH 2016")
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To: Jonty30
Great way to get the Santorum people to vote for your guy...”Saint Rick”...Romney loving you long time.
23 posted on 04/13/2012 2:52:37 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("ONE TERM MITT__SARAH 2016")
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I agree, go Newt!!!


24 posted on 04/13/2012 2:53:59 AM PDT by aces
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To: VinL

“The race isn’t over until the votes are counted, and so I don’t believe the race is over,” Lawson told TheDC. “I believe that Speaker Gingrich certainly has a very good crack at this nomination; I believe he certainly has the right attributes to work toward putting this country back on its feet.”

http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/01/the_republican_establishments_strategic_blunder.html

“the collective and coordinated vitriol and false or misleading accusations against Newt Gingrich by virtually all in the GOP Establishment, led by the so-called conservative media, is unprecedented.

Twice he has arisen, after being vilified and shunted aside, to challenge Mitt Romney and perhaps win the nomination; but the fact that he has been successful in fighting for conservative ideals but in an unorthodox and often contentious, and at times unreliable, fashion has the Establishment in near hysterics.

All the other challengers were easily eliminated or made irrelevant, as they did not have the money or experience of knowing how the game is played, but Newt refused to just slink away. Never has the Republican Establishment trained its guns on any one candidate in such an unbridled and unrestrained way.”


25 posted on 04/13/2012 3:04:57 AM PDT by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

“i really don’t understand why more people have not voted for newt”

Romney bought Florida with $17 million worth of false, slander and misleading advertising against Newt (vs $4.8 million for all the other candidates) and got the not so subtle support of the entire GOP establishment, including all the so-called “conservative” pundits and media.


26 posted on 04/13/2012 3:12:52 AM PDT by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: VideoDoctor; VinL

“I’m in, til Newt’s out.

I’m with you on that one ALL THE WAY”

So am I.

The GOP will implode next November. It’s probably the right time for Newt, Sarah Palin, Gov.Perry, Bachmann and the Tea Partiers to unite and create a Conservative Party from scratch.


27 posted on 04/13/2012 3:16:56 AM PDT by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: Happy Rain
..just as long as we all remember that the prime directive is to beat Obama.

"WE" already know mitt will not stand a chance once he is vetted as he is WEAK in his accomplishments and couldn't fight his way out of a paper bag. He won't have media support like he has all along.

That's why 'WE" support NEWT while those 'anyone but barry' voters are hoping for the best. They aren't bright enough to know, they NEED to VOTE FOR THE BEST - NEWT!

28 posted on 04/13/2012 3:19:38 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name
So, if Newt is not the GOP candidate you will not vote against Obama?
29 posted on 04/13/2012 3:26:01 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("ONE TERM MITT__SARAH 2016")
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To: devolve
Stay home

That's for wusses NOT PATRIOTS!

Patriots are $upporting Patriot NEWT! America DESERVES the BEST!

30 posted on 04/13/2012 3:27:01 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Happy Rain

I don’t think NEGATIVE like you. Newt WILL win! What are you doing to ensure that? Do you feel ‘entitled’ to something great when doing nothing to get it? Did you send in a donation to Newt?


31 posted on 04/13/2012 3:33:52 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: VinL

Unlike all the others who dropped out, Newt has always been in it for real, and he would not still be here if he didn’t think he could have some positive effect. If he drops, you know it’s over. He’s suffered mor ehardships/attacks than all the rest combined, but he’s a WARRIOR and not a metrosexual pussy. Newt...Newt...Newt...


32 posted on 04/13/2012 4:06:59 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: txhurl

Eat our own doesn’t apply to Romney.


33 posted on 04/13/2012 4:27:24 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Happy Rain

...just as long as we all remember that the prime directive is to beat Obama.

The prime directive is to defeat the Dem libs and the GOP elite libs. The greatest threat to the country is the back stabbing GOP elites. We could exile Obama to the moon and there will be a long line of replacements. Both parties are run by the same type of behind the scenes people. They all have similar goals and as long as they can get us to support the lib with an “R” by his name, they still win.


34 posted on 04/13/2012 4:35:47 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: trebb
...metrosexual pussy...

Now there's Romney to a 't'.

35 posted on 04/13/2012 4:37:26 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Gene Eric

Now that Rick is out, why isn’t their a sea change of support for Newt?


When Perry dropped out, some of his supporters switched rapidly, some, the more dedicated, switched slowly. Ditto with avowed Cain supporters.

The Santorum supporters on here are a passionate bunch about their candidate, and their guy has only been out for a couple of days. Give them time to mourn.


36 posted on 04/13/2012 4:39:05 AM PDT by EnglishCon (Gingrich/Santorum 2012.)
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To: KSanders

Excellent!

Thanks!


37 posted on 04/13/2012 7:45:08 AM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt IS Galt. (& Always has been.) 1144 isn't hear, yet!!!!)
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To: Gene Eric

You took the words out of my mouth. Shifting to the grown up, over Romney, is the no-brainer and the only choice of conscience for pro-lifers and constitutionalists.

The above facts need desperately to be expanded on, but regardless today America voters have to be drug over any line kicking and screaming because they want simple things that will come easily.

A fight for delegates “is just too hard”, because the media has said, convincingly, that it’s over when it’s but half over.

Marxist are much more motivated. They’re younger and stronger and more determined, and mostly deceived. Compliments of our tax funded education of indoctrination system.

My 2 cents.


38 posted on 04/13/2012 8:09:50 AM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt IS Galt. (& Always has been.) 1144 isn't hear, yet!!!!)
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To: devolve
Some of us still might get the chance to vote Newt and will

I am beginning to be of the mind now that if Romney is the nomination (shudder) instead of third party and only to get rid of the race baiting hate monger we have now - I might vote for him

39 posted on 04/13/2012 8:19:19 AM PDT by fml
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To: presently no screen name
Did you send in a donation to Newt?

I did today. I want him in until the convention. You never know what could come out of Romney's mouth between now and then, that could affect his tepid favorability.

40 posted on 04/13/2012 9:23:40 AM PDT by TheRake
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41 posted on 04/13/2012 9:25:18 AM PDT by devolve (- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - you can*t do that with a WebTV - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -)
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To: TheRake

Mitt’s supporters are drawn toward his evil and whatever comes out of his mouth goes over their empty head. But, yes, Newt to the end! His is the ray of sunshine and truth on America amidst the darkness and lying of mitt.


42 posted on 04/13/2012 9:31:07 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: devolve

You are hell bent with that propaganda pablum on your chin.

A dead give away of a wuss! With ‘no sense’ to wipe it off.

Go embrace your PRO HOMO candidate. It appears you need some ‘special attention’. Mitt enjoys sc**wing people, it’s his mo.


43 posted on 04/13/2012 9:37:25 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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