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Tue Jan 22, 2013, 11:50 AM

Newt Gingrich: Obama Inaugural Speech Featured 'Goofy Left-Wingism,' Like Climate Change


from HuffPost:



Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) approved of 80 percent of President Barack Obama's inaugural address, he told Newsmax on Tuesday. The rest, he said, was "goofy left-wingism."

"Let’s look at this speech and underline everything you agree with,” the former presidential candidate said. “If Ronald Reagan had given this speech, and you read it -- and, not knowing who gave it -- you could see that it was almost identical to something he would have said."

Gingrich continued, claiming that Obama left some of his rhetoric open to interpretation in ways that conservatives could use to bolster the movement's goals.

“Because he talked about having a good work ethic, I’d say: ‘Let’s reform unemployment compensation, with a requirement that you educate yourself so you can get a new job -- because we should not be paying people to do nothing’ -- and we can cite it as being a part of Barack Obama’s agenda,” Gingrich said. ................(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/22/newt-gingrich-obama_n_2526011.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009



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Reply Newt Gingrich: Obama Inaugural Speech Featured 'Goofy Left-Wingism,' Like Climate Change (Original post)
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lunatica Jan 2013 #1
ladjf Jan 2013 #2
JaneyVee Jan 2013 #3
libtodeath Jan 2013 #4
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Tue Jan 22, 2013, 11:54 AM

1. Bla bla bla bla

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 12:12 PM

2. Gingrich emits a steady stream of disingenuous, low class and destructive drivel. Fortunately,

not many people are listening to his noise these days. nt

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 12:14 PM

3. Says the guy whose only idea was a moon colony.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 12:16 PM

4. I will take science over daily begging from a sky fairy.

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Tue Jan 22, 2013, 12:22 PM

5. "Newt Gingrich...told Newsmax". You can end right there, it explains whatever...

...comes out of his mouth.

Whenever you read "Newt Gingrich said..." always ask yourself who his audience was (and it's not necessarily the people he was directly speaking to).

Here, it being Newsmin readers, you could expect anything that would stoke their sense of outrage, and he delivered on cue.

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Tue Jan 22, 2013, 01:22 PM

6. Ha, ha, newt

“Because he talked about having a good work ethic, I’d say: ‘Let’s reform unemployment compensation, with a requirement that you educate yourself so you can get a new job -- because we should not be paying people to do nothing’ -- and we can cite it as being a part of Barack Obama’s agenda,” Gingrich said. ................



Right, isn't the repubs that always cut job training funds for displaced workers? So does he think someone unemployed can just go to school?

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