Saturday, December 3, 2011

Iowa's New Favorite: Newt Gingrich?

Ron Paul would make more sense than Gingrich. Image from HuffPo
So, after going through a list that sounds like a comedy troupe: Donald Trump, Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry and Herman Cain, it's come to this. In a place that is ruled more and more by the Christian right, the Iowa Republican caucus-goers' favorite is Newt Gingrich? A man who was disgraced out of office for ethical violations. A man who had to pay a six-figure fine for those violations. A man who has cheated on successive wives with their replacement? Worse, a man who has worked for a common cause with--wait for it--Nancy (Gasp!) Pelosi? What is this party coming to? And why haven't Jon Huntsman or Rick (don't Google me, bro) Santorum gotten their chance in the spotlight?


Newt Gingrich's Rise Continues, Ron Paul Second, Romney Third In Iowa: Des Moines Register Poll 

Eighteen years after he led Republicans to an unexpected takeover of the House of Representatives, Newt Gingrich looks increasingly poised to engineer yet another improbable election win. . .

Read more at: Huffington Post

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