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December 19, 2011

The Old Newt Magic Has Us In Its Spell! Are We Having Fun Yet?

Barely a month ago, Cain and 9-9-9 were riding high, an embarrassment of a different kind, and Gingrich was still a single-digit asterisk.
But, like Gussie Fink-Nottle, we are all Newt-fanciers now. On the eve of Iowa it seems the Republican base’s dream candidate is a Clinton-era retread who proclaims himself a third Roosevelt, with Taft’s waistline and twice as many ex-wives as the first 44 presidents combined; a lead zeppelin with more baggage than the Hindenburg; a self-help guru crossed with a K Street lobbyist, which means he’s helped himself on a scale few of us could dream of. For this the Tea Party spent three years organizing and agitating? -- The Gingrich Gestalt - Mark Steyn

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 19, 2011 9:32 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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“For this the Tea Party spent three years organizing and agitating?”

I missed the part where the Tea Party brain washed all those Newt supporters.

Posted by: tim at December 19, 2011 11:37 AM

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