Published: Tuesday, Jan. 10 2012 12:00 a.m. MST
While I feel Gingrich is deeply flawed an I would never support him in a million
years, I think he is more right than not about the back channel coordination
between the Romney campaign and and the Super PACs. Don't kid yourself, and a
former politician like the writer of this piece should know better - unless a
firm Romney supporter, at which point one can consciously ignore reality.
Must totally agree with this one. They have all attacked each other and tried to
contrast their differences but Newt has now taken it to a new level. Newt and
the rest of the field are now attacking Romney for his role in American
capitalism. If they want socialism why don't they run in the Democratic primary?
Mitt created jobs at Bain, he turned around the financial situation of companies
where it was possible, sometimes it isn't, that is life. Take a look at
"venture capitalist" Obama who spent 500m of our money to promote a
green company for his own political agenda and lost the money. His stellar
management of GM has resulted in a 40k car that costs more than that to build
and now catches fire. Mitts sorry opponents are now taking the Obama view that
some people were laid off so Mitt is evil. I hope and expect that this is going
to blow up in their faces in a big way. The American people aren't as stupid as
Newt, Obama, and might I say, Huntsman, think we are.
Well said. Wish this were being read nationally. Newt is so volatile, so
inconsistent, so inappropriate for the role of president. His call for positive
campaigning--wouldn't we all love it--was completely hypocritical after his
behavior while a member of Congress.
Love the picture of Newt with his halo.I think we ought to ask his
ex-wives whether we should vote for him.
Gingerich's real flaw is his corruptibility.But he does illustrate
the danger posed by PACs. And by the Supreme Court's twisted Citizens United
Gingrich and Obama both have something in common. They BOTH think its O.k. to
take taxpayer money DIRECTLY via "Solyndra" and in Newts' case Fannie
Mae and Freddie Mac.Its NOT O.K. to make money the "old
fashioned capitalist" way via Bain Capital!Newt IS NOT a
conservative, he just wants our support!
It would appear that the weakest link in his campaign is himself.
What's 'old fashioned capitalist'? Has the act of taking over companies,
breaking them up, selling them off, leaving communities forever changed, people
jobless and without a pension 'a good old fashioned' practice you approve of,
FF? I can't believe Republicans, the self-professed party of God
and morality, are backing (for the most part) a vulture capitalist over a
'community organizer'. Says a lot. But have at it. Vote against
your own economic interests. Thankfully, President Obama is going to win a 2nd
term anyway, and the economy will continue to improve, no thanks to the GOP and
their regressive policies.
@Christy:"Has the act of taking over companies, breaking them
up, selling them off, leaving communities forever changed, people jobless and
without a pension 'a good old fashioned' practice you approve of...?"Sure some jobs were lost. But many more were saved because companies
were streamlined and made viable."I can't believe Republicans,
the self-professed party of God and morality, are backing (for the most part) a
vulture capitalist over a 'community organizer'. Says a lot."The community organizer has trouble organizing the nation to get it going and
keeping it from going further into debt. We don't need that kind of a turkey in
the White House."Thankfully, President Obama is going to win a
2nd term anyway..."In which case this country will be in a
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