Gingrich’s Uncertain Future CrossRoads, posted by Cindy Cross, a resident of the Parkside neighborhood, on Jun 10, 2011 at 1:02 am Cindy Cross is a member (registered user) of PleasantonWeekly.com
Gingrich’s Uncertain Future By Cindy Cross
Newt Gingrich’s top tier of his presidential campaign team resigned today. Rick Tyler, Gingrich’s former spokesman cited, “a difference of opinion on how to move forward.”
Left with no solid campaign team, will Gingrich call it quits on running for president? It appears the answer is “no” when reading his statement: “I am committed to running the substantive, solutions-oriented campaign I set out to run earlier this spring. The campaign begins anew Sunday in Los Angeles.” Hopefully Sarah Palin’s magical mystery tour won’t show up in LA to steal his thunder.
We all know about Gingrich’s thunder. He unleashed it recently with harsh criticism of the GOP plan developed by Congressman Paul Ryan to reform Medicare. Gingrich called Paul Ryan’s Medicare reform — “right-wing social engineering.”
Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, hasn’t been in Congress since 1999. His most recent job was political commentator for Fox News. Gingrich doesn’t hold back when expressing his true feelings—not a great quality for a president.
Gingrich has another scandal he needs to address. CBS News confirmed that Gingrich and his wife Calista have a Tiffany and Company credit card charged up in the range of $250,000 to $500,000. Looks like Newt likes bling.
Obama and the democrats love reading the news these days. Scandal and shenanigans seems to be the rule rather than the exception for the republicans. If it’s not Sarah Palin getting her history mixed up, or Gingrich dissing his own party—its Trump eating pizza in Times Square. Nothing of any significance or substance is coming from the GOP.
Gingrich should simply step aside and let serious contenders take reigns of this out of control GOP train. Otherwise, Obama will be a shoo-in in 2012.
Posted by steve, a resident of the Parkside neighborhood, on Jun 10, 2011 at 8:40 am
"Scandal and shenanigans seems to be the rule rather than the exception for the republicans. If it’s not Sarah Palin getting her history mixed up, or Gingrich dissing his own party—its Trump eating pizza in Times Square."
Guess you didn't bother to read the rebuttal from the folks at the 'Paul Revere Society' that Palin did repeat history correctly. In any case, how is that scandalous? Trump eating pizza?--Really---this is the best you can do?
All these shocking revelations in the same week that you left wing shills try to ignore your poster boy Anthony Weiner as he sends numerous disgusting self images to young women in an unsolicited manner, then proceeds to lie about is and blame others for an entire week before finally being outted. Of course, for Democrats, this is a resume enhancement, right Cindy?
Posted by Carter, a resident of the Happy Valley neighborhood, on Jun 10, 2011 at 9:17 am
Yes, it is pretty pathetic when all that the Republican candidates have to offer is indistinguishable blather. Except beauty queen Sarah, whose brilliance seems only matchable by the indefatigable troller steve. Both operating at about a 7th grade level of education. Go chime the bells, Paul, and ring the whistles and protect us from those gun-thieving Brits.
Posted by Mellow Fellow, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on Jun 10, 2011 at 10:21 am
Well! Well! It's good to have a presidential election again. I missed the rants & raves of the extremists. This time however, the Right is going to be in the ring first, battling for supremacy of the country. That means they will have to poke each other in the bellies before the king-pin emerges. Now, that's going to be fun. It will also be refreshing to have a vacation from "It's O's Fault", "Lib are retards", and "Sarah Palin is smart" (that's the one that really gets me ... Sarah Palin smart???. I don't like the loons on the Right, but I don't have a soft spot for the radical Left. I am anxious to see who the Right picks for their new messiah.
Posted by Mainstream, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on Jun 10, 2011 at 11:08 am
I guess this beats another DEM 'Roasted Weiner' story, or the Dems 'almost President Edwards' multiple abuses. Although Newt is usually the smartest in any room, I'm happy he's out for any reason. He converted to catholic for his new wife and has become way too socially extreme. The last thing we need is a convert running things. With 6 of 9 Supreme justices catholic, there is no diversity on the court..,.and Obama was wrong to put ANOTHER @%#* pope vote on our court because she was hispanic.
Cindy, your incomplete "Scandals.......seem to be coming from Republicans' AND DEMOCRATS ! ! would be more accurate !
I just hope Repubs nominate a mainstream, 'presidential' president, rather than nominating a quaranteed loser ! Sadly, I fear it'll be a radical loser...then we all lose.
Posted by Wealthy Hero of the Right, a resident of the Happy Valley neighborhood, on Jun 10, 2011 at 11:47 am
Republicans are interested in jobs, jobs, jobs, and they know the only way to create them is to give rich people like me more money in the form of additional tax breaks. Please, if you're interested in jobs, jobs, jobs, just give me and other wealthy patriots money, money, money and we'll take care of matters. Honest. Trust me. Oh, and please send my additional tax cuts to my offshore account.
Posted by newt's a loser, a resident of the Downtown neighborhood, on Jun 10, 2011 at 11:53 am
Newt and that society bi*&% wifey of his are the most arrogant idiots of all time.
I recently rode in first class (yeah, I paid, no free upgrades) with them. They demanded free upgrades, as if they could not afford it. Then on the plane (a redeye no less) they demanded that the flight attendants tell each passenger that Newtie and his wife were on board, point them out, and ask the other lowlife passengers not to bother them. No one would have even known they were there. Which, of course, was NOT what they wanted. They demanded food and drinks, drinks, drinks, all night long. Had to make sure that everyone noticed them.
Posted by steve, a resident of the Parkside neighborhood, on Jun 10, 2011 at 1:35 pm
Looks like middle school ended early today, based on the lefties posts above, filled with misspelling and incomplete sentences. Nice work, kiddies. Time to meet up with your Dem buddies, grab the condoms that were handed out at school, and go have a fun summer admiring the likes of Anthony Weiner.
Posted by Mainstream, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on Jun 10, 2011 at 2:14 pm
Oh Steve, I can tell we dislike many of the same people and probably both want strong fiscal conservatives(except, I'm for government NOT MEDDLING in PERSONAL lives). However, you helped make my 'pope' point. Only a pope follower would be against condoms to prevent pregnant teens, and most important prevent teenage abortions ! ...can't have it both ways, either you want to prevent teen abortions or you don't. I think it's best to prevent pregnancies.
The heavy hypocritical hand of the pope, creates confusion. Like not helping starving families living in poverty, from breeding more & more starving children... which is SO cruel. People should decide most everything in their personal lives.. . . Gee, maybe you aren't for limited government after all.
Posted by cem, a resident of another community, on Jun 14, 2011 at 8:43 pm
Newt needs to stay out of politics all together. He is vicious man and will stoop to any low he has to to get what he wants. He just needs to stay home with his pretty little wife and "bling" credit card.