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39. As smart as Newt thinks he is--Obama is smarter and a debate between the two of them would be
lively but ultimately Obama would win. Newt has not only personal baggage but a lot of baggage from decades in and out of office that he would have to defend.
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  -How would Barack Obama fare against Newt Gingrich? boxman15  Nov-30-11 03:38 PM   #0 
  - I think President Obama will win handily over any of the current  MineralMan   Nov-30-11 03:41 PM   #1 
  - Newt can win maybe one or two of the most backward states.  tridim   Nov-30-11 03:42 PM   #2 
  - Yeah, I'm sure he'll get most of the red states...  TheWraith   Dec-02-11 12:50 AM   #54 
  - Just one or two?  Ter   Dec-02-11 12:52 AM   #55 
  - Barney Frank said it:  A-Schwarzenegger   Nov-30-11 03:43 PM   #3 
  - Newt has so many skeletons in his closet, he can't shut the door. If  teddy51   Nov-30-11 03:45 PM   #4 
  - Newt needs to close his Tiffany's account and open up a Closets "R" Us account  Brother Buzz   Nov-30-11 04:08 PM   #8 
  - Newt isn't half as intelligent as he thinks he is.  EC   Nov-30-11 03:52 PM   #5 
  - yes  oldhippydude   Dec-01-11 05:59 AM   #30 
  - PSEUDO intelligent ...  Cosmocat   Dec-01-11 08:16 AM   #34 
  - Newt HASN'T risen  rocktivity   Nov-30-11 03:53 PM   #6 
  - Newt is not a likable character. He would turn off independents and energize the Democratic base.  Cognitive_Resonance   Nov-30-11 03:53 PM   #7 
  - I think he would lose to everyone who is not Romney or Bachman.  BlueIris   Nov-30-11 04:27 PM   #9 
  - i thought Mitt was the chosen one  oldhippydude   Dec-01-11 06:18 AM   #31 
  - Cain or Perry too?  Jennicut   Dec-01-11 09:51 AM   #37 
  - Wrong. Anyone not named Romney gets curbstomped by Obama.  Arkana   Dec-01-11 05:53 PM   #44 
  - Despite the DC punditry's consensus opinion, I agree that Romney is not a strong candidate  Hippo_Tron   Dec-01-11 07:23 PM   #48 
  - ???? Obama would MUCH rather face Gingrich than Mittens!  66 dmhlt   Dec-01-11 08:39 PM   #51 
  - I think he could take him...nt  SidDithers   Nov-30-11 04:28 PM   #10 
  - "He is a student of History...."  FrenchieCat   Nov-30-11 04:37 PM   #11 
  - I know what kind of history Gingie Poo has insite to...  Whisp   Nov-30-11 04:43 PM   #14 
  - I don't think that necessarily. Should have been clearer.  boxman15   Nov-30-11 06:58 PM   #16 
  - he is not a fantastic speaker.  Whisp   Nov-30-11 04:40 PM   #12 
  - He may seem intelligent to them becasue of the condesending, smug way he states fiction as fact  karynnj   Nov-30-11 04:43 PM   #13 
  - Watch this ad from Ron Paul about Newt....he skewers him.  jaxx   Nov-30-11 05:10 PM   #15 
  - Just seeing Gingrich standing next to Obama at a debate even before they open their mouths  aint_no_life_nowhere   Nov-30-11 07:19 PM   #17 
  - I get the impression the democrats want Obama to run against the GOP nominee is is as  applegrove   Nov-30-11 07:26 PM   #18 
  - Correct  ellisonz   Dec-01-11 02:07 AM   #26 
  - Newt has more baggage than the Kardashian sisters would have on a trip to the moon.  JoePhilly   Nov-30-11 07:32 PM   #19 
  - Haha, cute. :)  joshcryer   Dec-01-11 05:56 AM   #28 
  - Whoever "wins," WE lose.  blkmusclmachine   Nov-30-11 07:41 PM   #20 
  - I agree, Newt would give Obama a run for his money  davidpdx   Nov-30-11 11:08 PM   #21 
  - newt would be great  flamingdem   Nov-30-11 11:17 PM   #22 
  - Quite well  MNBrewer   Nov-30-11 11:18 PM   #23 
  - He noes he not gonna win shit....he is reaping whatever he can while the gettings good  opihimoimoi   Dec-01-11 12:31 AM   #24 
  - I think Romney would be the stronger opponent. Lots depends on running mates, tho. nt  Skip Intro   Dec-01-11 12:37 AM   #25 
  - Wipe the floor with any of them in debate.  ellisonz   Dec-01-11 02:43 AM   #27 
  - Rasmussen actually has Newt winning at the moment. 45-43.  DCBob   Dec-01-11 05:58 AM   #29 
  - Quinnipiac has it as 49% Obama, 40% Newt.  Jennicut   Dec-01-11 10:01 AM   #38 
     - Ha! That matches almost exact my corrected Rasmussen numbers.  DCBob   Dec-01-11 11:56 AM   #40 
  - if Jesus loves Barack Obama so much - that he makes Newt Gingrich the GOP nominee -  Douglas Carpenter   Dec-01-11 06:28 AM   #32 
  - Paul Krugman: Gingrich is the stupid man's idea of what a smart person sounds like  Douglas Carpenter   Dec-01-11 07:24 AM   #33 
  - What I have said for 15 years now ...  Cosmocat   Dec-01-11 08:17 AM   #35 
  - Nice!  DCBob   Dec-01-11 11:58 AM   #41 
  - He is not stupid like Cain or Perry but he has a lot of skeletons and is not likable.  Jennicut   Dec-01-11 09:48 AM   #36 
  - As smart as Newt thinks he is--Obama is smarter and a debate between the two of them would be  WI_DEM   Dec-01-11 10:10 AM   #39 
  - Never underestimate the power of HATE! /n  Cigar11   Dec-01-11 12:38 PM   #42 
  - I don't want to call it a McGovern or Mondale-sized asswhooping but I think Obama wins  Arkana   Dec-01-11 05:52 PM   #43 
  - It would be an Obama landslide  Capn Sunshine   Dec-01-11 05:58 PM   #45 
  - Yes. most likely.  DCBob   Dec-01-11 06:23 PM   #46 
  - Obama will kick the shit out of Gingrich.  MjolnirTime   Dec-01-11 07:16 PM   #47 
  - Sadly it will not be the G man.  Safetykitten   Dec-01-11 07:49 PM   #49 
  - I think Newt will put the President in a much more secure position  Old Troop   Dec-01-11 08:03 PM   #50 
  - Newt is the only person I've ever heard described as "loathsome" by so many people from all  Pirate Smile   Dec-01-11 09:28 PM   #52 
  - After watching Rick Scott get elected here in Florida  Awsi Dooger   Dec-02-11 12:29 AM   #53 
  - Newt will not last until the debates with Obama take place  golfguru   Dec-02-11 12:56 AM   #56 
  - If the economy shows ANY signs of real improvement ...  spin   Dec-02-11 07:45 AM   #57 

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