Former House speaker Newt Gingrich ripped President Obama for not meeting with world leaders on his trip to the United Nations on Friday, saying Obama is “not a real president.” “[Obama] really is like the substitute [National Football League] referees in the sense that he’s not a real president,” Gingrich told Greta Van Susteren on Fox News Tuesday night. “He doesn’t do anything that presidents do, he doesn’t worry about any of the things the presidents do, but he has the White House, he has enormous power, and he’ll go down in history as the president, and I suspect that
Comments: 0bama has planted the seeds of distress, war, slavery and failure all across the world with his disastrous foreign policies. Not even leftist contortionists will be able to credibly blame Bush as the suffering and violence brought about by the arising Islamofascist regimes begins to blossom.
He is absolutely right! Obama doesn't do everything a Prseident should. I don't know if it is him or if it is his people that are responsible. Maybe Valerie Jarrett tells him, he doesn't need to do all that stuff. Whatever it is, it is just so wrong. Same goes for how he refuses to be the President of all the citizens. He only acts on behalf of those who agree with his ideology.
Newt had my vote in spite of his baggage and I think if he had been elected president, a lot of this monkey business in the government would be gone. He would be kicking butt and taking names and wouldn't be afraid of the dhims in the house or senate.
I've thought exactly the same from day 1 of this disaster, and cannot bring myself to call this fraud "president" without using scare quotes. The root of this not-real "presidency" is something totally dishonest and subversive, and I'm confident history will end up proving this, once all the facts are known. Maybe between W and Mitt the history books will just show a blank space in their listing of American presidents.
Oh that would be delicious if Newt was the PS. Can you even imagine the MSM.. they would have to all resort to wearing Depends! I hope If Romney wins, that he could bury the hatchet with Newt and Newt's ego would allow him to accept it.
#9 You and Newt are right on! pResident, love it! Romney was downright horrible to Newt during the campaign, I hope he attacks Obama in the same downright "dirty" way...so far, I haven't seen that, but Romney had better put Newt as a top #1 advisor and apologize to him big time.
I hope Newt is unleashed on Obama and the Democrats full time and big time. Newt can decimate them all with his rhetoric. #24 is right about Mitt needing to make peace with Newt....Newt can be a hammer against O and his gang?
I don't think Newt would have made a good president, but the man does have a way speaking essential truths.
By the way, it's Campaign 101 to let guys like Newt do the bashing and have the candidate himself appear to stand above the fray a little bit. Obama has demonstrably made himself look smaller by getting down into the pit and attacking Romney in his own speeches. The presidency is supposed to be bigger than that, and Romney seems to understand that.
I hope America is not beyond a time when a J. Edgar Hoover style investigation would reveal all the lies and crimes that installed this President. I don't care if he is cancelled because he submitted a forged Selective Service record, stole someone's SS number, or knowingly altered a birth certificate, any reason to open the floodgates of lies will do, but if this country is going to survive, this megacrime has to be revealed. ALL of the 'sealed' records, ALL of the collaborators, need to be exposed. Along with the plotting, propagandists in the media who enabled all of it. I think the chances of any of this happening are almost zero.
Romney will never be able to articulate the message of conservatism and the truth about Obama's radicalism because he is not ideological. This isn't a criticism, but a fact the electorate must face. Romney is a problem-solver and critical-thinking businessman. He is competent, moral, and solid as granite, but we will never see the passion and courage that Newt displays because Newt is ideological in the most conservative sense.
They would both do a good job as President, but Newt has the advantage of making decisions based on conservative ideology. Romney will make all his decisions based on what will solve the problem. That's why people are nervous about him sticking to conservative values and ideas. It's also why he came up with Romneycare...he was trying to solve a problem. And I'm confident he will run the country this way. It may not overturn Obamacare, but it will fix the economy. Romney's not a sell-out by any means and he remains principled in dealing with our allies. All in all, he'd do a good job. ...but he's no Newt.
...and meow to those cats who bag on Calista even now. Ellis the Elephant is a best seller and for that I'm grateful to Mrs. Gingrich. I tire of searching Amazon for children's books that keep scaring my kids into "saving the planet" from evil corporations.
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Ida Lil, 9/27/2012 12:51:23 AM (No. 8892557)
Okay newt is a dream come true. too bad he he was so addicted to Women and and lack of strong character he destroyed his own chances. Newt couldn't handle his ego when the tables were turned on him. He was not /is not capable of a strong steady course needed to lead this country. Get over it and support the only accepted candidate for president. Newt should be the UN ambassador where he could talk them to death.
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