Skip to comments.Newt Gingrich, the Once and Future "Architect"?
Posted on 11/10/2006 6:52:35 PM PST by Momaw Nadon
IMHO, Newt Gingrich won't be elected President, but he is far and away the best choice for the post of top Republican strategist. Whether this is in the RNC or somewhere else, I don't know.
He needs to call the shots in 2008 while maintaining a low public profile. He can be the true "architect" of conservative victory once more. He led us to victory in 1994. He can do so again in 2008.
Gingrich should be to Romney what Rove is to Bush.
Too much baggage... I mean TOO MUCH baggage.
Newt Gingrich is the only possible Republican nominee for President that can get my vote without the customary nose-holding (other than Gary Johnson, who has announced his intention to run in 2012).
He would be perfect for the RNC. No way for President.
Romney! Give me a freakin break. The last thing we need is that flippen RINO. Haven't we had enough of that crappola.
I didn't say Newt should run for President.
He couldn't get elected President.
But, he is the perfect person to engineer Republican victory in 2008.
He needs to distance himself from his work he has done with Hillary on Healthcare before I would even consider him,, anyone lending credence to the Hildebeast and her efforts is more than a wee bit suspect, imo.
Beyond that, who knows what will happen and who will emerge as a real frontrunner.
I am sorry to say that it will not likely be anyone even approaching a solid conservative in both fiscal and social issues.
The recent lackluster results turnout-wise in the election will likely ensure that. I hope I am wrong and will work toward that end personally.
I'd vote for him for any office he cared to run for. The man is brilliant.
Alot of people underestimate the guy. And I say too, show me a potential 2008 runner that is MORE CONSERVATIVE, more articulate, more experienced and NOT A FREAKIN' LIBERAL.
Newt has his panties in a wad over not leveling with the people about the future of Sec'y Rumsfeld. He is therefore advocating nothing being withheld from reporters when they ask. Since when. Don't want to speculate what he'd advise Romney under similar circumstances.
I'm all for Newt leading the Republicans again. Maybe he can knock some sense into them.
I would as well. He is very sharp. Unfortunately, the baggage might burden his political hopes.
What I'd like to see is his mind working in the background in the RNC. Perhaps to keep the party tuned to the Reagan/contract-with-America mindset. He's a very good leader, and he's a true conservative.
Like Rush said, who doesn't have baggage. If they dont have baggage the msn will make baggage up. I am voting for Newt whether he runs or not. I will write his name down in 08...
Newt has his panties in a wad over not leveling with the people about the future of Sec'y Rumsfeld.
I did not agree with it either, for solid political reasons. Bush had the chance to show willingness to change direction...but he chose not too. It would have helped.
I would vote for him too.
But, I don't see him winning as he has bee demonized by the MSM.
What I'm saying is that Newt Gingrich needs to be our new Karl Rove.
Got a link for that?
I don't mind listening to him if he keeps a low profile. He is too "non-used car salesman" to be a front-man.
Well he certainly understands the war on terror and what's at stake.
I'm starting to think the majority populous electorate of 2008 will simply not want to hear the truth that principaled Republicans have to offer. They'll want someone to lie to them - tell them the war on terror is over, everything is back to good ol' Clinton days all fun and games and gas prices low.
It's terrible. People refuse to believe the truth that we're in a long fight for our way of life that's barely begun.
But, I don't see him winning as he has bee demonized by the MSM.
Newt is a guy that would shove it all up the MSM's u-know-what. He is not passive like Bush, et al. Totally different person. It does not matter WHO runs on the Repub ticket in 2008 -- they will be demonized, lied about, maligned, scorned, and belittled by the MSM. Makes no difference at all, it is a given fact. All part of the liberal mob's playbook.
Yeah, as long as we don't have to depend on him to impeach anyone.
I second that idea. Newt needs to be EVERYWHERE between now and then and have the ear of every GOP critter who'll listen.
If he was shown to be truly Pro-Life, he would be the perfect candidate to take on Hitlery in 2008.
Better do some research.
I would too but then there is the baggage...which the media would have a field day with. The left would never vote for him anyway and the conservatives? --
I've heard Romney and liked what I heard. At least the man can speak and persuade. I am suspicious of him. Being from MA he must be a RINO. But I would prefer him over McCain. I would prefer Guiliani over Romney.
Ur very right we all know that Rush Limbaugh wants Newt to run as well he should ever since the Republicans threw him under the bus the party has gone all hell. People here are way too blind to see it
Did you not here what Rush said about that?
The higher his profile, the more of a liability he becomes. I don't dislike him, or most of his ideas, but let's find some new blood.
I totally agree.
Let Romney be the front-man.
Gingrich is best behind the scenes.
If Newt ran, he would most likely face Hillary. Compared to her baggage only Castro , Ortega, or Chavez could look any worse.
People here are way too blind to see it
Yes, true. So, like I say, show me a BETTER candidate that is ELECTABLE. And I will vote for him....
He needs a governorship under his belt ....like RR had before he can be a national front runner..needs to show executive capacity.
Rush made this point today.
The MSM will either find or make up baggage for any conservative that will run in '08
Newt is BY FAR the only person who can articulate a conservative message as of right now. He has the background, brains, ability, and spine to be President.
Wow, a spine in a pubbie. Now that might be something entirely different.
Where do they they stand?
I know where they stand.
Being Republican and getting elected Governor of Massachusetts is no small feat.
In a nationwide race, I'm certain that Romney will turn out to be far more of a conservative than most people think.
And rightly so. Bush screwed the pooch on that one. Here, you've got the opposition party running on 'A new direction in Iraq' and you could have taken that entirely away from them a couple weeks before the election. Bush's action was beyond dumb on this.
I agree Newt is Brilliant, and very persuasive.
He isn't just conservative, he is full of good new ideas on governing. And has a good grounding in history, philosophy..
I'll leave the discussion about baggage and electability to others, but in an ideal world he would be my top candidate.
If his baggage proves too great, I would consider Romney. I do not know much, but I haven't found the negative arguments very persuasive yet.
I admire Giulani's tough talk on the War on Terror, but I am amazed at how strong his support is among conservatives, when he really is a liberal on so many issues. He is so liberal that I'd have to say he is an unacceptable candidate for the Republican party. Perhaps he would be a good candidate for the Democrat party.
McCain is totally unacceptable, I don't trust him at all.
Newt has the blueprint to bring the party back to it's Reagan roots. I hope he runs just to get intelligent solutions into the debate.
Dubie, count me in. I'm with Newt.
We are supposed to put up a candidate that the left will vote for???
Worried about the MSN and the J. Leno jokes?
The MSN and the late night sophisticates were ruthless with Reagan.
Look at what they said about him even as he was on his death bed.
It did not stop him because he had the right stuff.
Newt has got the right stuff. He has already shown that he has.
I can't understand one thing. Newt is going to take a candidate who is totally unacceptable to everyone except the conservative wing of the Republican Party and make that man President.
But he can't do that for himself?
I do not see the logic in that.
Don't forget that Romney was governor of the most liberal state in the country. He is a lot more conservative than his record shows. There is no way a George Bush conservative would ever get elected in Taxachusetts.
Gingrich can't win the general election. Period.
You can't get anywhere with the Newt haters I mean no where
WHY?.. because he can see thru a liberal like a pane of glass..
And deal with them like the brain damaged idiots they are..
Newt is like Patton(a goon) except smoother..
Thats what the republican party needs..
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