Gingrich, uniting the republican party

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    http://decoded.nationaljournal.com/2011/12/newts-squeeze-on-mitt.php

    In each of the states except New Hampshire, Gingrich is consolidating the voters that have long been the most skeptical of Romney, while dividing those that had been most open to the former Massachusetts governor. That's a formula for success - if the former speaker can maintain it, admittedly a big question.

    (RELATED: Gingrich Leads in Three of Four New Early-State Polls)

    Gingrich is now succeeding among both sides of the party - dominating among the vanguard half that identifies with the tea party movement, and holding his own with the less ideological half that does not. What's more, the evidence from these polls suggests that along each track, the voters most skeptical of Romney are moving to unite behind Gingrich, at least for now. In particular, among the groups most dubious of Romney, Gingrich is now attracting much larger shares of the vote than any single candidate did in surveys earlier this fall.
     
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    still a month before voting starts. then everything changes.
     
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    If republicans nominate the Grinch it will be proof that they have officially taken leave of their sanity.
     
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    Well, then both parties will be insane.
     
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    Uniting it? It's already 90% white and mostly Christian. How much more "united" can it be?
     
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    You really don't have a clue what unites people do you?
     
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    With Cain's implosion, it would appear that Newt is the new flavor of the week to ensure a Mormon never makes it onto the GOP ticket.
     
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    "Goddamn it, John ... the Republicans are selling their soul to win elections ... Mark my word ... if and when these preachers get control of the party, and they’re sure trying to do so, it’s going to be a terrible damn problem." -- Barry Goldwater as told to John Dean
     
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    Race and religion? Seems to work for the Republicans.
     
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    I wasn't aware that there had ever been a split between the "government can never be big enough" and "kill 'em all" factions in the GOP.
     
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