Greta to Newt: What’s the deal?
Newt Gingrich chose to go “On the Record” with Greta van Susteren tonight in a major effort at damage control. It was hardly “Mission Accomplished”. Gingrich admitted that he had made a mistake, two mistakes actually in his statement on Meet the Press about Paul Ryan’s Medicare proposal. He said that he called Ryan to apologize. He said that Democrats had better not use his | Read More »
Mike Huckabee will announce on his television show tonight that he is not a candidate for the Republican nomination. Haley Barbour doesn’t have the “fire in the belly”. Huckabee will say that he doesn’t feel led by the Holy Spirit. At any rate, two strong Southern candidates will not be on the ballot in a primary coming soon to your state. So where do Huckabee’s | Read More »
Newt’s 50 State Strategy
Newt Gingrich made it official yesterday. He will be a candidate for the Republican nomination. Although Newt has little chance of winning the nomination (if he was a mortgage loan, he would be underwater), he does have a strategy. Newt sees the contest essentially as a war of attrition. He knows that he has little chance to win Iowa with values voters usually in the ascendancy | Read More »
The Gingrich Wing of the Republican Party
A spokesman for Newt Gingrich announced today that Newt will announce his candidacy for Presidency on Wednesday on–where else–FoxNews. Sitting at 8% – 10% in the polls and with negatives higher than his positives, it makes you wonder, “What is he thinking?” Not that Gingrich doesn’t represent a certain segment of the Republican Party–the wheeler-dealer, Washington insider, ethically-impaired, serial adulterer wing of the party. Those | Read More »