Tag Archives: Newt Gingrich

It ain’t over ’til it’s over

InsiderAdvantage Poll: Gingrich Surging, Race ‘Tighter Than Expected’ A new InsiderAdvantage poll conducted Sunday night of likely Republican voters in the state of Florida shows a significant surge for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. The poll has former Massachusetts Gov. … Continue reading

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Sarah goes rogue again

Cannibals in GOP Establishment Employ Tactics of the Left We have witnessed something very disturbing this week. The Republican establishment which fought Ronald Reagan in the 1970s and which continues to fight the grassroots Tea Party movement today has adopted … Continue reading

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Put up or STFU

Pelosi On President Gingrich: “That Will Never Happen! There’s Something I Know.” So what does Nancy know? Not this by Byron York, apparently: Nothing happened with the Justice Department and the FBI, but the IRS began an investigation that would … Continue reading

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Panic in the Pachyderm Party

Andrea Mitchell: Romney Adviser Said Party Elites Will Find Alternative If Romney Can’t Win Florida “I talked to a top Romney adviser tonight who said, ‘Look, if Mitt Romney cannot win in Florida then we’re going to have to try … Continue reading

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UCLA Political Scientist says Newt Gingrich is Biggest Threat to Obama

We hear a lot of speculation from journalists who are experts at . . . uh, . . . journalism. But there actually is an academic specialty on the study of politics. It’s called “political science.“ After watching in frustration … Continue reading

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Newt Notes

I had a dream last night. There was a primary somewhere and Newt Gingrich was closing in on the magic number of delegates needed to win the GOP nomination when suddenly they raised the number. I don’t know what it … Continue reading

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Dirty Laundry

NBC News: Debate Crowd Booed Newt’s Ex-Wife Because They Were Sexist Melissa Harris Perry: “As a women whose been married, divorced and now re-married to the love of my life for a year and a half, I would like to … Continue reading

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Real Ratfucking

Fake CNN email used as dirty trick in South Carolina In what appears to be a last ditch attempt to halt Newt Gingrich’s late momentum in South Carolina, a fake CNN Breaking News alert was emailed to state Republican activists … Continue reading

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Newt goes nuclear

The most brutal verbal ass-whipping I’ve ever seen.

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Newtmentum?

Gingrich leads Romney on 1st night of tracking Newt Gingrich led Mitt Romney 34-28 in PPP’s South Carolina polling last night, the first of what will be three nights of tracking. Ron Paul at 15%, Rick Santorum at 14%, Rick … Continue reading

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Newt takes off the gloves

I was hoping for a food fight. One serving of mashed potatoes and gravy, coming at ya. Maybe the lesson here is the one about those who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. If Newt can’t run for President … Continue reading

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Tears of Newt

Gingrich tears up over his mother Newt Gingrich choked up while discussing his mother’s struggle with mental illness during a town-hall meeting in Des Moines. Gingrich was asked to speak about a time his mother affected him at the event … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich should hire these guys

Occupy protesters heckle Newt Gingrich at Iowa event In an ornate room of the golden-domed Iowa Capitol building this morning, Newt Gingrich stepped before cameras to thank two state House speakers for their endorsements. Kraig Paulsen of Iowa and William … Continue reading

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Self-inflicted foot thrust

Gingrich ramps up objections to judicial branch’s power Newt Gingrich is giving fair warning to judges and courts across the country: If he becomes president, the judiciary won’t reign supreme. The former House Speaker and current Republican presidential front-runner convened … Continue reading

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You missed one

WaPo: Editors’ note: This posting contains multiple, serious factual errors that undermine its premise. Mitt Romney is not using “Keep America American,” which was once a KKK slogan, as a catchphrase in stump speeches, as the posting and headline stated. … Continue reading

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Zombie Newt

Lucienne’s Idiot Son: “How do we stop Newt?” I’ve now been asked that question by a lot of conservatives. It’s not that I’m the go-to guy for that sort of question. Rather, one gets the sense that many “establishment” conservatives … Continue reading

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Why Newt could win

Dave Weigel at Slate: They like the idea of Gingrich facing Obama, and they think he provides a stark contrast. He says so. His last full-on grapple with Romney came when the former governor attacked him, in a sort of … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Pop Quiz

666 points to whoever answers these two questions: 1. Did you watch the GOP debate last night? 2. Who do you think won? I watched the first 20-30 minutes. I think Newt won because it was his debate to lose … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to Reagan’s 11th commandment?

Ronald Reagan once said: The personal attacks against me during the primary finally became so heavy that the state Republican chairman, Gaylord Parkinson, postulated what he called the Eleventh Commandment: Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican. It’s … Continue reading

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Romney’s “accidental” anti-Newt ad

Pro-Romney group accidentally leaks ad attacking Gingrich A well-funded group backing Mitt Romney accidentally posted a campaign ad that harshly attacks Newt Gingrich. The ad said Democrats are hoping for Gingrich as the nominee because all of his “baggage,” including … Continue reading

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