“Look I think there are a whole bunch of folks who represent the old order; they attacked Ronald Reagan in 1980 exactly the same way. They are looking at a national poll that shows me ahead of Romney 52-39 in a two way race and they are recognizing that if I come back as president, that I will be for very dramatic, very bold change and they are terrified. I have no interest in what Tom Delay did that got him in trouble. I thought it was wrong and a mistake, I have a very different approach to that and I have no Idea what motivates Ann Coulter but I find that she is all over the map. Basically she is for Romney and therefore anything she says about me is a reflection of the fact that she is for Romney. I expect people who are for Romney to attack me because they are terrified because he is losing.”
So every real conservative is part of the old guard and you’re the new, is that it Newt? Would your new wing be the one for massive spending as you have literally promised the moon and every other hand out you can think of. Would it be for global warming and helping your friend Nancy Pelosi (whom you cosponsored 481 bills with) imposed psycho global warming mania? Would this new wing be against Paul Ryan’s “right wing social engineering” which the rest of us call basic math. Would Newt party be for attacking capitalists for success in some kind of sick Atlas Shrugged reenactment as you seem to have started with attacking Romney’s work at Bain? If so, I think I have a great name for your new party Newt…it’s called Democrat.
I love that he says Ann Coulter is all over the map on motivations….pot, kettle anyone?
And you have to love him critiquing the ethics of Tom Delay. But remember if we critique his ethics or ask what was in his ethics charge we’re just unjustified and part of the old guard.
But what is the old guard. Well if we use Ann as an example. Ann sits on the advisory board of GOProud …and let me tell you when I think “old guard of the GOP”, I think GOProud. And when I think new guard I think of course of the highest Republican in the party who had to leave a decade ago because while he could get us into office he couldn’t seem to do much when there. Yes let’s try that vastly new way of doing things that we’ve never tried before.
Oh and how about this for the new Newt (there are more versions of Newt than there are cherry picked statements from Romney which try to make him look like a flip-flopper…)
I don’t know if the outright attack on homosexuality (not just a principled argument against changing the laws about marriage, but a full on attack of homosexuality) or the implied attack on my religious beliefs offends me more. But no matter how you look at it…there is on older guard than this 68 year old former head of the party when it failed to do what it promised to do in the 1990’s. You know what is bigger “violation of civilization” than homosexuality or paganism? How about adultery or failure to keep up your end of a contract.
Oh by the way, Newt…the polls are not showing Romney loosing…so who is the one who is afraid?