Bill Bennett knows Newt personally and says he has problems. This gives me pause because I've considered Bennett a respectable man and usually trust his judgment. I remember Newt as speaker and thought he did a good job. Problem is Bennett says he knows Newt personally and listed a few characteristics that bother me. I got a sense of some of them but just wrote it off as personality glitches when put on the spot. Bill however says they are part of Newts core. Ie self agrandizing and grandiose ideas beyond the ones we have heard about. He thinks as many here have said that if Newt wins the nomination the election will become about his past. How did our party get relegated to such shitty choices? Obama should be so fucking easy to beat yet at every turn its all about the negativity of our party. Perry can't debate to save his life. And yes I know were not electing a debater n chief but if he can't sell himself on the stage against Obama the public won't vote for him. Pauls foreign policy is nuts. Santorum is too extreme for this election cycle. The country doesn't want to go from far left to far right. Newt can't outrun his past long enough to talk about current events. Bachmann just turns me off personally. Huntsman sounds centered but I honestly don't know anything about the man. And if I don't the public at large won't have a clue. That leaves Romney, the KING FLIP FLOPPER. WTF I like Santorum and Bachmanns ideas but it won't fly in this election so WTF is a person to do? Sitting out or writing in a name is a sheer waste because it could lead to another Obama term. He has to go so I guess I just have to bite my tongue and vote for whoever gets the nomination. This is beginning to feel just like 08 and it straight pisses me off. I know I'll probably get flamed for this post but I don't care. I don't have a job secure from this shitty economy and I desperately need change.