Tag Archives: Newt Gingrich

Can A Social Conservative Win The Swing States In 2016?

Conventional wisdom holds that in order for a Republican presidential candidate to do well in the swing states, he/she must be soft on social issues. But is this true? In fact, there is some evidence that the opposite is the … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich: The Last Candidate With Big Ideas

This made me laugh. (H/t Newt Gingrich Judges You) Related articles Newt Gingrich Bit By Angry Penguin (lonelyconservative.com) FEC Reports: Gingrich Campaign Ended March With More Than $4.3 Million Debt UPDATE: ‘State of Confusion’ Over Gingrich’s North Carolina Schedule (theothermccain.com)

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Santorum Leaves the Presidential Race

Rick Santorum has suspended his presidential campaign, conceding the race to Mitt Romney. Realistically, he did not have a chance to get the nomination. However, there were reasons–often spelled out in this blog–for continuing to fight all the way to … Continue reading

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I’m Pro-Life, And I’m Tired of Being Taken For Granted

Much has been made of Rick Santorum’s off-the-cuff comment today that we might be better off with Obama than with Mitt Romney: You win by giving people the opportunity to see a different vision for our country, not someone who’s … Continue reading

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Romney’s Weakness in Red and Purple States

My post the other day about the poll showing Rick Santorum ahead of both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, and Obama ahead of Romney, in North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, and Florida needs some refinement. If we eliminate the states which … Continue reading

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Why Evangelicals Are Not Warming Up To Romney

Mitt Romney has had deep trouble getting his engine going in the Bible Belt and the South. Exit polls from the primaries indicate that the key reason he has been doing poorly is a lack of support from evangelicals and … Continue reading

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Swagger and the 2012 Election

Style so often triumphs over substance, and this very well could be the key to the 2012 election. One word that can be used to describe manly style is “swagger”. How do the candidates stack up in the swagger department … Continue reading

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