Discussion in 'Politics' started by JoeB131, Nov 27, 2011.
Good for them.
For President, Newt Gingrich | New Hampshire OPINION01
This may be the best news the Obama administration gets all weekend (although the record Black Friday sales might be stiff competition).
Right.... Obama is going to be totally saved by black friday... Right....
This is a coveted endorsement and a slap in the face to Mitt Romney.
Go NEWT Go!
That's not what I said, Corky.
This is just more evidence that the Republican primary season is a sitcom that is writing itself.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has received the coveted endorsement of the highly-influential Manchester Union Leader in New Hampshire, a boost for the 2012 Republican presidential candidate and a blow to rival Mitt Romney.
The endorsement of the conservative newspaper's editorial board places an exclamation point on Gingrich's impressive surge from has-been GOP contender to frontrunner, and sets him apart as the new anti-Romney candidate among his competitors.
"Newt Gingrich is by no means the perfect candidate. But Republican primary voters too often make the mistake of preferring an unattainable ideal to the best candidate who is actually running. In this incredibly important election, that candidate is Newt Gingrich," the editorial board wrote in Sunday's edition.
The Leader added in a banner headline across the front page that the former Georgia lawmaker has something the rest of the candidates don't -- a track record of success in Washington.
"America is at a crucial crossroads. It is not going to be enough to merely replace Barack Obama next year. We are in critical need of the innovative, forward-looking strategy and positive leadership that Gingrich has shown he is capable of providing," the endorsement reads.
"He did so with the Contract with America. He did it in bringing in the first Republican House in 40 years and by forging balanced budgets and even a surplus despite the political challenge of dealing with a Democratic president. A lot of candidates say they're going to improve Washington. Newt Gingrich has actually done that," it continues......
Read more: Gingrich Gets Big New Hampshire Endorsement | Fox News
The last three polls in NH have Romney ahead by +17, +27 & +27.
Maybe Newt will close the gap.
RealClearPolitics - Election 2012 - New Hampshire Republican Presidential Primary
If Romney loses NH, it'd be like the 1951 Brooklyn Dodgers collapse.
If he loses NH, I expect him to drop out the next day.
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