George Will: Newt is, "embodies everything disagreeable about modern Washington"

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    Newt Gingrich (mostly) avoids taking bait on George Will attack - Jonathan Martin - POLITICO.com

    NASHUA, N.H. - With a dose of pity, Newt Gingrich dismissed Monday the tough shot he received from George Will.

    Speaking on ABC's "This Week" Sunday, Will cited Gingrich's policy shifts and said the former Speaker "embodies almost everything disagreeable about modern Washington."

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    Asked about Will's critique, Gingrich began laughing before a reporter even finished a question.

    "No," Gingrich said following a New Hampshire appearance when asked if he had any reponse to the conservative columnist.

    But then he added: "Poor George."

    Read more: Newt Gingrich (mostly) avoids taking bait on George Will attack - Jonathan Martin - POLITICO.com
     
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    In the immortal words of Dan Patrick...

    "That had to hurt."
     
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    · Paul Krugman, an economist and a columnist for The New York Times, said Gingrich is "a stupid man's idea of what a smart person sounds like." good one
     
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    The truth usually does.

    That the ‘small government,’ ‘anti-government’ TPM types approve of this denizen of the Beltway and insider power-politics, business as usual charlatan is indicative of their hypocrisy.
     
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    Yeah. Not quite getting that one myself. But I think these kinds of candidates are useful - to separate the real limited-government, libertarian types from the closet neo-cons.
     
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    But the voters love him!

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G2vovE12tk]Embarrassment[/ame]
     
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    George Will is a RINO. He should leave the Freddie Mac lobbyist be.
     
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    I remember that, it was hilarious.

    Newt will always be his own worst enemy though. He lets just anything fall out of his mouth and worries about it later.
     
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    He's a career politician. Career politicians are corrupt. Democrat or Republican makes no difference. This is why I mock y'all. You cheer for your own corrupt politicians and scream like banshees at the corruption on the other side.

    Even more disappointing.... very few on either side seem to understand... or care.
     
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    Will is typical of Beltway Conservatives. They just want the liberals to like them.

    Newt never cared if these people liked him.

    He just got the job done.
     

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