Skip to comments.Newt Gingrich: CA can “easily” be back in play in Prez race (VIDEO)
Posted on 02/25/2012 12:31:37 PM PST by Red Steel
The California Republican Party is in a low place. Only 30 percent of registered voters are Republicans. No statewide office-holders. Many Latino voters are widely negative of the party, largely because of its positions on immigration.
Yet GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich thinks California can be in play in the presidential election
even though a Field Poll released this week shows President Obama thumping all of the GOP candidates including Gingrich.
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ZERO chance it will be in play in the Presidential general. None whatsoever. (Said the Californian)
However, it could be HUGE in the GOP Primary if the matter isn’t settled.
California is political fukushima. Don’t go near.
Newt is screwy if he really believes this.
Karl Rove thought this in 2000, dumped huge amounts of money in California, ultimately losing CA 52-40 by 1.3 million votes.
Rove assumed FLA was in the bag and ignored it, almost losing the election for Bush. The architect? Right.
California is more out of reach now than then.
I agree, CA, NY, and IL are writeoffs..
But we don’t need them to flush Baraq.
We can win by flipping OH, FL, PA, and IN.
IN where I live is a slam dunk R in my view.
That’s why money won’t be big factor in November.
The shootout will be concentrated in just a few states.
(I’m assuming we also win all the McLame 2008 states)
Newt is wrong with this conclusion. California has been totally conquered by a coalition of blacks, homosexuals, non christians, Illegal aliens(mainly Mexicans) Asians and governmental drones. The only interesting feature being the date the various coalition members fall apart and start fighting each other for the remainder of the spoils. The opening shot will probably occur demand is made that the Mexican flag be flown concurrently with the American flag over the Los Angeles city hall.
Is Newt talking about the general, or the primary?
Bush WON over John McCain in California in 2000, 52-43%. Rove was right.
He is talking about the general. Pure pie in the sky. The GOP might as well target DC
This writer is a clown.
There are many House members from the GOP representing Cali. And 30% registered voters ain’t bad for a state like Cali.
Massachusetts’ Repubs come in at 12% and Scott Brown won a statewide election.
Anything can happen. Obama is that bad. And if gas is at $7 bucks by November. Long shot, yes. But does not deserve ridicule of this writer.
Even if Cali can’t carry the votes in the general election, there is still a lot of money in Cali, and this is what Newt is really after.
Thank you. I get so tired of people writing off states, cities, ethnic groups, individuals...
Reagan was elected from California, anybody remember that?
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