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Originally posted by Razimus
something so stupid it basically broke the straw.
Newt Gingrich’s top campaign aides resigned in a group on Thursday, saying they had profound differences with the former speaker of the House over the strategy of his bid to win the GOP presidential nomination.
The former House speaker, who is in the midst of a 17-stop tour of Iowa, has come under heavy fire from Republicans for suggesting Sunday that the Ryan budget, passed earlier this year by House Republicans, amounts to "right-wing social engineering." Gingrich suggested that Ryan's plan to transform Medicare into a voucher-like program was "too big a jump" and suggested it was an effort at "imposing radical change" on Americans.
Politico: "Gingrich was intent on using technology and standing out at debates to get traction while his advisers believed he needed to run a campaign that incorporated both traditional, grassroots techniques as well as new ideas. One official said the last straw came when Gingrich went forward with taking a long-planned cruise with his wife last week in the Greek isles."
Originally posted by dbates
All of this seems moot now since it's starting to look like he might get the nomination. 10 to 1 the quitters will come crawling back when they see that he might actually get the GOP nomination.
Like a certain Max Bialystock production, his campaign is succeeding despite its seemingly suicidal design.
We may be witnessing the political world’s answer to “The Producers,” the Mel Brooks musical about an avaricious showman who concocts a sure-to-flop production that somehow turns into the surprise hit of the season. It’s called the Newt Gingrich presidential campaign.
Originally posted by Benevolent Heretic
I saw this little blurb while looking for the Gingrich quote:
How Newt is Channeling "The Producers"