Newt hammers CNN about acting like a tabloid outlet

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  1. Grampa Murked U
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MD0Jm-0e-OM&feature=youtube_gdata_player]Gingrich Outraged at Debate Host For Asking About Ex-Wife's Claim That He Wanted an "Open Marriage" - YouTube[/ame]

    Completely personal bullshit that has nothing to do with politics. I bet CNN takes a hit in the ratings after this.

    Were in the middle of a war. Our economy is very frail. Iran is rattling their swords. UE is through the roof. Our debt is crushing us.

    And the first fucking question is tabloid style sex crap.
     
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    I like President-elect Newt.
     
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    If Newt wanted to have a boyfriend on the side, this wouldn't be a story at all.
     
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    True.

    Ever since Ted Turner sold controlling-interest in CNN, CNN has made every effort to appear (more) like FAUX Noise.​
     
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    As far as I'm concerned its just the LSM's attempt to muddy the waters.

    Their hero has a sucky record that he can't run on so lets attack the other side.

    Lets bring up shit that happened decades ago that everyone already knows. Rehash city.

    Lets see how far it gets them.
     
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    In Fairness, It's current News, thanks to his Ex. He needs to work through it, not evade it. Life has consequences for us all.
     
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    Current news for the tabloid crowd or the View. This kind of marital dispute does not belong in presidential politics. The only ones who know the truth are the two involved. Besides that who's business is it anyway? Do I have a right to know the sex life of Claire McCaskel? Even if I did, I wouldn't want to know nor care.
     
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    It's baggage. We got stuck with 8 years of Clinton, precisely because it was denied and ignored. I'm tired of being played. What makes you so sure Newt won't abandon and turn on us, regarding key battles, when he has clearly done it before. True, he can go either way, and be a great or terrible President, if nominated and Elected. We are not there yet. He is not the only viable option. It is not Him against Obama, at least not yet. If it turns out that way, I will support him. How he does now, and how he has treated people in the past, is relevant, as with All Candidates. As far of the Tabloids, some of them are more worthy of the Pulitzer than some of the Main Stream Rags.
     
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    Unfortunately, this is the kinda shit the so-called press feasts on.... when you're an (R). (D)? You get questions like "How's your day?" and "Who's your favorite musical act?".

    Good for Newt but he'd better get used to it and deal with it effectively. I think in this case he called them on it well.
     
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    True. The tough part was that it was the opening salvo. It sort of caught him off guard. It was a cheap shot, the way it was done.
     

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