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Newt: I Will Nominate John Bolton For Secretary Of State-America's former ambassador to the UN
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Edited on Wed Dec-07-11 05:04 PM by kpete
Source: Talking Points Memo


Yes, that John Bolton.

In his speech, Gingrich took aim at Obamas State Department, claiming under the command of Hillary Clinton its become an agency focused on appeasing our opponents.

Gingrich said Bolton be charged with cleaning that problem right up.

I will only appoint him if he will agree that his first job is the complete and thorough transformation of the State Department and the replacement of the current foreign service culture with a new entrepreneurial and aggressive culture dedicated to the propositions that defending America is the first business of the State Department.

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  -Newt: I Will Nominate John Bolton For Secretary Of State-America's former ambassador to the UN kpete  Dec-07-11 05:03 PM   #0 
  - illegal to do this announcement? saw that in another recent post here on DU nt  msongs   Dec-07-11 05:05 PM   #1 
  - Newt, my fellow 'Georgian,' if I thought you really had a chance to be the nominee, I'd send you $.  onehandle   Dec-07-11 05:05 PM   #2 
  - Why would you send money to this fool?  tavalon   Dec-07-11 08:21 PM   #33 
  - ?  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 01:29 AM   #37 
  - Zorra: I will make sure Newt is not elected. nt  Zorra   Dec-07-11 05:05 PM   #3 
  - And walruses everywhere would rejoice ...  Myrina   Dec-07-11 05:09 PM   #4 
  - What a scary dude right there  madokie   Dec-07-11 05:54 PM   #15 
  - That is not the goal of the State Department......  Swede Atlanta    Dec-07-11 05:12 PM   #5 
  - to say nothing of the fact that it isn't America that currently  rtassi   Dec-07-11 05:52 PM   #14 
  - And John Negroponte as his VP.  Dont call me Shirley   Dec-07-11 05:15 PM   #6 
  - That should guarantee PermaWar, which is required for the other main GOPer...  SteveM   Dec-07-11 05:29 PM   #7 
  - Trying to get PNAC support?  Blasphemer   Dec-07-11 05:30 PM   #8 
  - Isn't Gingrich fronting for PNAC already? n/t  kiranon   Dec-08-11 12:40 PM   #42 
     - I thought so but PNAC-er Quayle endorsed Romney so they must have concerns about Newt... nt  Blasphemer   Dec-08-11 01:41 PM   #44 
  - Newt to rehire all the war criminal from the Bush Administration,  JJW   Dec-07-11 05:31 PM   #9 
  - bingo!!! and that's all we need to know  newspeak   Dec-08-11 11:01 AM   #41 
  - Newt is a get out the vote agent for the Democratic Party.  hulka38   Dec-07-11 05:38 PM   #10 
  - ^ Post of the day right there!!!  Major Hogwash   Dec-07-11 07:26 PM   #26 
  - Don't forget the Moderate Republicans  MadMaddie   Dec-07-11 08:01 PM   #30 
  - Madmen.  Faygo Kid   Dec-07-11 05:42 PM   #11 
  - And getting along peacefully with other world leaders is now called,  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Dec-07-11 05:47 PM   #12 
  - Maybe he can get Amadineajad to comply by chasing him down the hall of a hotel.  applegrove   Dec-07-11 05:47 PM   #13 
  - The End For US  gussmith   Dec-07-11 06:03 PM   #16 
  - Newt Gingrich is the Worst kind of Demagogue ...  Martin Eden   Dec-07-11 06:16 PM   #17 
  - this has got to be  oldhippydude   Dec-07-11 06:56 PM   #19 
  - He would never be confirmed nt  julian09   Dec-07-11 06:36 PM   #18 
  - Oh Christ. When are these dinosaurs going to die and go extinct?  Matariki   Dec-07-11 06:59 PM   #20 
  - That idea alone ought to disqualify him from not only any and every  Remember Me   Dec-07-11 07:00 PM   #21 
  - Birds of a feather, no surprise, but , still, wow. n/t  MBS   Dec-07-11 07:15 PM   #22 
  - OMG! Newt is a Neo-Con. Invade Iran and kiss the Sauds' ass is next on his agenda.  McCamy Taylor   Dec-07-11 07:20 PM   #23 
  - Yes, Wa Po has already anointed Neo-Con Newt!  McCamy Taylor   Dec-07-11 07:25 PM   #25 
  - Oh you mean 2001? Groundhog day  MadMaddie   Dec-07-11 08:02 PM   #31 
  - so Trump may have his Xmas wish of running the Treasury, if Marshmallow Man gets in the White House.  marasinghe   Dec-07-11 07:21 PM   #24 
  - Yosemite Sam?  Zambero   Dec-07-11 07:29 PM   #27 
  - kpete  Diclotican   Dec-07-11 07:54 PM   #28 
  - Another war monger who personally managed to avoid serving ... typical. (nt)  Shoe Horn   Dec-07-11 07:57 PM   #29 
  - that would be funny if it weren't so outrageous  wordpix   Dec-07-11 08:15 PM   #32 
  - So... when can we expect Newtie to get frogmarched?  opiate69   Dec-07-11 10:44 PM   #34 
  - well, if Blago can get 14 years for his efforts  bbgrunt   Dec-08-11 12:03 AM   #35 
  - Re-Elect Obama 2012!!!  winstars   Dec-08-11 01:23 AM   #36 
  - So, this represents a change in position for you?  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 01:32 AM   #39 
     - No, I have always intended to vote for the prez again...  winstars   Dec-08-11 12:57 PM   #43 
  - Yeah! No more appeasing our opponents. Let's antagonize them! WARWARWARWAR!!!! YEAH!  Kablooie   Dec-08-11 01:29 AM   #38 
  - Antagonizing other nations has been our foreign policy for a long time, whether  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 02:44 AM   #40 
  - The same John Bolton who could not get approved for UN ambassador in 2005 from a GOP controlled  karynnj   Dec-08-11 01:58 PM   #45 

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