Sunday, January 22, 2012

In Whose Backyard?

A tales thought: Everyone, especially Newt Gingrich, discounted Mitt Romney's big win in New Hampshire by saying it was in his own backyard.  So now Newt has a big win in South Carolina. If we should discount Romney's win in NH, shouldn't we discount Newt's win in his own backyard?

5 comments:

bradley said...

I think it is shockingly ironic that newt is using class warfare (anti Bain capital, anti 15% capital gains tax,etc) against Romney to now destroy him --- I will still vote for newt if he becomes the nominee ,BUT I doubt many dem and republican moderates will leave Obama for newt--- pray I'm wrong-- the most recent polls among republicans showing they feel newt is most electable shows me some delusional and irrational thought processes.

Joel said...

Bradley, your comment says it all. Newt's negatives are so high that I don't think independents and moderates will vote for him. Romney needs to speak forcefully and address the attacks.I pray that he rises to this challenge.

Big Mike said...

Thanks patriots Brad and Joel for some clear thinking!!

Cathy York said...

I saw something earlier (a tweet, maybe) that cited independents as having provided a substantial amount of Newt's votes yesterday, but, as Hugh theorized last night, that may very well have been a backlash against the blatantly left-wing MSM "gotcha" debate questions. John King may very well have handed South Carolina to Newt.

It'll be interesting to see what happens in Florida, since it'll be the first closed primary. I'm still pulling for Mitt.

Big Mike said...

Thanks Cathy...I wish I could have heard Hugh's comments last night..we were in the symphony. I agree with him, this was an understandable backlash vote against the MSM--now I hope we have that out of the way we can go on to nominate the most electable candidate, who I think is Romney.