Sunday, January 22, 2012

Newt Gingrich 2 - Despicable?

[Note: Part 1 is here.]

Question to Ponder: Why is Newt Gingrich against negative adds?

Gingrich ex-wife claims he sought 'open' relationship, candidate won't say 'anything negative'

Marianne Gingrich, the former speaker's second wife, also alleged that her ex-husband conducted his affair "in my bedroom in our apartment in Washington."

Above: Then and Now: Newt’s Conversion On What’s Acceptable In Presidential Politics

Newt Gingrich opened Thursday’s debate with a full-throated assault on CNN and the media for having dared ask about ugly allegations made by his divorced second wife.

To make an issue of his past personal failings was beneath the forum of a presidential debate, Gingrich roared at host John King.

It was a masterstroke of debate strategy, but there’s good reason that it’s still funny coming from a guy like Gingrich.

So we decided to put a little ‘then and now’ together: Newt back in 1998, on the warpath to impeach President Clinton, and now - with a recently developed aversion to the personal side of presidential politics.

Think about it... Gingrich, with his "in your face" hypocrisy vs. Obama...

(Source: Zakaria: Obama defends foreign policy record)

Romney would at least be competition for Obama, Newt would be slaughtered. (I can continue this article series for a while with Newt's record, while with Romney I've almost run out).

Some articles related to his electability (in the general election):

"Newt’s penchant for apocalyptic rhetoric, revolutionary slogans and promises to fundamentally rethink things tends to get him branded as an agent of bracing changes;"

The (Bad) Ideas Guy: Who Let Newt Gingrich Get Away With The GOP ‘Thinker’ Moniker?"

"PRESENTING: The 11 Craziest Ideas Newt Gingrich Has Ever Had"

To get an idea of the field day President Obama will have destroying Newt Gingrich in the General Election check out these comedians...

Above: ‎"Rick Perry suspends his presidential campaign and endorses Newt Gingrich, and the former House speaker's second ex-wife comes out about his request for an open marriage."


"John Oliver reports from Charleston, SC, on how Newt Gingrich can use his second ex-wife's open-marriage bombshell to his advantage."

On Newt Gingrich's "Ideas"

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