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Gingrich Rises Again
« on: November 16, 2011, 09:51:51 AM »
Rick Tyler knew it would come to this. When Newt Gingrich kicked off his presidential campaign in May by criticizing Congressman Paul Ryan’s Medicare reforms as “right-wing social engineering,” thus incurring the wrath of the very conservatives that he presumably needed to win over, there was a rush to write the former House speaker’s political obituary. But Tyler, then Gingrich’s spokesman, had an answer for the doubters – a statement so epic that it deserves to be reproduced in its entirety.

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We all laughed at this here in Washington, swirling our martinis and nibbling our canapés at our fancy cocktail parties. Then we laughed even louder just three weeks later, when Tyler himself joined the mass exodus of staffers from Gingrich’s seemingly-doomed campaign.

But who’s laughing now? Michele Bachmann has faded, Rick Perry has flopped, and the Herman Cain phenomenon is on life support. And out of the billowing smoke and dust of debates and gaffes and brain freezes, Gingrich has re-emerged, once again ready to lead those who want their politicians to be able to remember the details of recent American military interventions and the names of the cabinet agencies they want to abolish.

http://campaignstops.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/15/the-second-coming-of-gingrich

This is a compelling article and decent case for the man...
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Re: Gingrich Rises Again
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2011, 10:09:20 AM »
Rick Tyler knew it would come to this. When Newt Gingrich kicked off his presidential campaign in May by criticizing Congressman Paul Ryan’s Medicare reforms as “right-wing social engineering,” thus incurring the wrath of the very conservatives that he presumably needed to win over, there was a rush to write the former House speaker’s political obituary. But Tyler, then Gingrich’s spokesman, had an answer for the doubters – a statement so epic that it deserves to be reproduced in its entirety.

-snip-

We all laughed at this here in Washington, swirling our martinis and nibbling our canapés at our fancy cocktail parties. Then we laughed even louder just three weeks later, when Tyler himself joined the mass exodus of staffers from Gingrich’s seemingly-doomed campaign.

But who’s laughing now? Michele Bachmann has faded, Rick Perry has flopped, and the Herman Cain phenomenon is on life support. And out of the billowing smoke and dust of debates and gaffes and brain freezes, Gingrich has re-emerged, once again ready to lead those who want their politicians to be able to remember the details of recent American military interventions and the names of the cabinet agencies they want to abolish.

http://campaignstops.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/15/the-second-coming-of-gingrich

This is a compelling article and decent case for the man...

if the nyt is promoting gingrich they must have a hit piece in the works for release during the general election....

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Re: Gingrich Rises Again
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2011, 10:49:36 AM »
Rick Tyler knew it would come to this. When Newt Gingrich kicked off his presidential campaign in May by criticizing Congressman Paul Ryan’s Medicare reforms as “right-wing social engineering,” thus incurring the wrath of the very conservatives that he presumably needed to win over, there was a rush to write the former House speaker’s political obituary. But Tyler, then Gingrich’s spokesman, had an answer for the doubters – a statement so epic that it deserves to be reproduced in its entirety.

-snip-

We all laughed at this here in Washington, swirling our martinis and nibbling our canapés at our fancy cocktail parties. Then we laughed even louder just three weeks later, when Tyler himself joined the mass exodus of staffers from Gingrich’s seemingly-doomed campaign.

But who’s laughing now? Michele Bachmann has faded, Rick Perry has flopped, and the Herman Cain phenomenon is on life support. And out of the billowing smoke and dust of debates and gaffes and brain freezes, Gingrich has re-emerged, once again ready to lead those who want their politicians to be able to remember the details of recent American military interventions and the names of the cabinet agencies they want to abolish.

http://campaignstops.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/15/the-second-coming-of-gingrich

This is a compelling article and decent case for the man...

if the nyt is promoting gingrich they must have a hit piece in the works for release during the general election....


It does seem calculated.
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Re: Gingrich Rises Again
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2011, 10:55:32 AM »
Its so easy to slam Gingpoor that it doesnt even matter. Funny how you guys always crap your pants about the New York Times.

Check this out

For almost three decades, Newt Gingrich has been dogged by a single devastating anecdote from his past, one that has been repeated in the national press hundreds of times and that has arguably come to define his political persona. After being elected to Congress in 1978 on a family values platform, the story goes, he visited his wife Jackie, who was in the hospital recovering from an operation for uterine cancer, and demanded that she discuss terms of their divorce.

And there's so much more. Three wives and all the baggage and he campaigns on Family Values. Good luck Republicans LOL
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Re: Gingrich Rises Again
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2011, 10:57:35 AM »
Deadbeat dad too:

“the same Newt Gingrich who used taxpayer money for his limo had to be ordered by the court to pay for kids’ heat and electricity

he's not dirty he's filthy!!
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Re: Gingrich Rises Again
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2011, 11:01:32 AM »
Alcohol should only be enjoyed in moderation.
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Re: Gingrich Rises Again
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2011, 11:07:42 AM »
Alcohol should only be enjoyed in moderation.

Hate really enhances the high though.  ;D
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Re: Gingrich Rises Again
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2011, 11:12:58 AM »
Alcohol should only be enjoyed in moderation.

Hate really enhances the high though.  ;D

:D and psychosis.
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