Skip to comments.Newt Gingrich surges in national polls
Posted on 01/23/2012 12:55:17 PM PST by Mount Athos
One week ago, Mitt Romney amassed a record 23-point lead in Gallup tracking polls. But in the latest poll released Monday, the former Massachusetts governors advantage has evaporated to a single percentage point among Republican-leaning registered voters. Romney now stands at 29 percent to Gingrichs 28 percent.
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Get your lists out!
As a former Speaker of the House during historic change, Gingrich has a gravitas and national recognition that puts him above the other candidates. He also has high negatives and he has to appear very stable to chase away people’s doubts. Luckily for him, that usually is highlighted in the debates, where he can shine.
Ann Coulter and the rest of the GOP elites on suicide watch!
Face it—Newt is the Anti-Romney. Unless he says something stupid he might have a real shot at the GOP presidential nod.
Lets see how he does in the next two debates—The Liberal MSM will be gunning for him and have a bunch of questions for him—try to give him little face time—mostly will focus on Santorum and Paul -—Ignore the crazy fat man and hope he goes away—that or ask him such pointed questions they can be used to tear him down—Its up to Newt! Another standing O anbd he will win Florida.
. Romney now stands at 29 percent to Gingrichs 28 percent.
Go, tea party!!
Rebellion is on!!
I completely agree.
Boy, that really shows the triumph of truth and the conservative message over attack ads and negative smears.
(And nasty ex-wives powered by the impotent ABC News...)
Yes! Go Newt!
I cheer on the ‘Anti-RINO/ESTABLISHMENT/COULTER/CHRISTIE’ clique, from behind ‘enemy RINO lines’ in New Jersey!
GO NEWT!!!!!!!!!! Karl Rove and the machine are in full nuclear meltdown!
I was having lunch today with our D.C. lobbyist (four of us) and he asked the group is Newt to conservative to draw in the 20% of independents. I looked him straight in the eye and told him this conversation took place in 1979. He looked at me and shook his head.....check mate.
Good news, all day, good news, all day.
GO NEWT GO.....
Thanks for the ping lady! :-)
I would not be surprised if 0bama refused to debate Gingrich.
Somewhat OT: Is tonight’s debate going to be televised or only streamed online? I can’t seem to find a TV listing anywhere.
Did you see the thread that said Newt fire came from his ancestors. He’s a Gaelic Warrior
Mother a Doughtery (Tribe is from Donnagal)
Biological Father is a MacPherson
Step/adopted father a career military man.
Warm up the war pipes!
I’m trying not to get too excited before I have a chance to analyze Romney’s new campaign tactics during tonight’s debate, but...wow, you’re making this difficult. I honestly didn’t think it would be so easy to shatter the “electability” myth.
You called it, Jim, “Rebellion is ON.”
Yup. I saw it.
I hope to God that we are aseeing a full blown romneygeddon!
Perhaps there is hope afterall...
I shoulda asked to be Pinglisted a long time ago.... :)
If zero refuses, Mr. Gingrich will most likely roll tape of zero's latest bull, then refute it, for 90 minutes.
At first no one will watch because the LSM will not carry it.
Then as it spreads, even the LSM will be forced to play clips until it becomes the thing catch on the tube.
At that time zero will be unable to dig his way out, even with good lighting, professional makeup artists, favorable questions, and static broadcast during Mr. Gingrich's replies.
Jim , can you please pout me on the ping list.
Butt Mitt is “Electable(WHINIEST VOICE)”!
Beware the fury of a patient man... and a patient nation.
The National polls are always about a week or more behind the faster, State primary polls. Romney is headed back to his usual 24%, while Santorum will soon run out of money and support, especially since he does not have the money or the organization to get in on the other states. He can't go much longer. We will soon see Santorum in single digits again before the week is done.
Which leaves Newt to go into steady 40% territory again and stay there. With the debates getting better and sharing record numbers of people watching, Newt will shine brightly in the hearts and minds of the hungry electorate. And I dare the MSM and Romney to try attack Newt on stage again. Romney will do his usual cowardly approach and stab Newt in the back again, but the electorate will not like him for it.
Was just watching Cavuto and his guests attacking Newt and preaching how he can’t win a national election. What is it with these morons, that they just don’t get it? Newt won S.C. on electability. They said women would be turned off to him and he won the women’s vote (granted it was a Republican election). I am totally confident Newt will win over independents and some democrats, not to mention Republicans will enthusiastically turn out for him.
Exactly! All Newt has to do is play select zero youtubes, and respond to those!
Zero, did you want to fail in absentia or live?
We should remember that some of our younger members may not have been around or paying attention when that was going on, and think he’s just bragging or trying to take credit like Gore for the internet but... Newt Gingrich was the FACE of the Contract For America movement. It was HIS BABY and with it, the Republicans SWEPT the House of Representatives, and if I’m not mistaken, maintained control for 12 years, until 2006.
I’ve thought G was a terribly effective politician, a special one. I thought Clinton vs. Gingrich in 1996 would have been the fight of the century, but it didn’t happen. So, I’m surprised to see him there now, but early on, before he announced, I had a feeling that if he got in there he would have a plan to get the nom and that he would be very difficult to beat.
RINOS can run, but they can’t hide.
Just stunning ..I am thrilled.
Prudence, indeed, will dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security.
In fact, why wait, Newt? Start debating youtubes of zero in your ads! Take it to the street!
Keep RIck and Paul in as long as they are the candidates running against Willard in VA and the other state Newt didnt qualify for.
Rick should keep attacking Willard’s non-conservative position setting up a good cop/bad cop with Newt.
The MSM is trying it’s best to destroy Newt. Newt needs to take their and Romney issues and address them head on...For example Mitt keeps saying Newt was a lobbyist. A small voice from the back of the crowd challenged him this AM saying “Don’t lobbiest have to register?” Newt can pick up on this saying Mitt has absolutly no knowledge of how DC works and would be in the same position as BhO.
Romney is telegraphing his attack issues. Newt’s professor background will take these issues, and point by point destroy Mitt. It’s the same model that Cain was explaining on how to solve a business problem.
If I had to guess, I bet Romney pounds Gingrich tonight on his supposed lobbying and call him an insider and blame him for economic problems. I think that will be his theme.
But, I am sure Gingrich will be prepared for that. Hopefully no actual surprises.
Anyone here care to second a Newt/Santorum ticket.
You got that right. If Obama refuses to debate, Gingrich will set up and empty chair with an empty suit representing Obama and pound away at him.
But Obama will not refuse. He’ll come in overconfident, smug and stupid, thinking his superior intellect and Marxist dreams can outwit and crush the inferior, out of touch, “right-wing extremist” Newt Gingrich. None in his circle has ever dared tell Obama that he’s full of shinola and actually nothing more than a useful idiot, and, of course, he’s never doubted his great oratory and debating skills and has never suffered self doubt. Newt will tear Obama a new one and expose his Marxist plans for America and the damage he’s already inflicted on us!!
No way in hell will Obama be allowed a second term to continue his destruction of American Liberty!!
Newt is the one to bring him down!!
“Somewhat OT: Is tonights debate going to be televised or only streamed online? I cant seem to find a TV listing anywhere.”
NBC WILL SHOW IT IN PLACE OF “FEAR FACTOR” TONIGHT.
And we haven’t even had any FL debates yet. Lol. They’re ALL going to be on suicide watch by this time next week.
Yes Obama will avoid the debates as much as possible. Problem for him is, there will be great pressure to do 2 or 3. Then again, if Obama is behind he may need to debate.
OTOH Obama loves to hear himself talk, thinks he has been a great president, and thinks everyone else loves to hear him talk.
Thank you! :^)
As soon as Romney
Is not inevitable,
He drops like a stone.