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Thu Dec 20, 2012, 12:21 PM

Newt Gingrich On Mitt Romney: 'I Would Have Probably Done Better' Against Obama [View all]

Source: Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich blames Mitt Romney for being a bad candidate.

More than that, he blames the Republican party for fostering a corrosive culture that produced Romney as its candidate. The former House Speaker argued that the GOP has grown stale and introverted, putting itself on the wrong side of history on issues like immigration and painting itself into a corner on others, like gay marriage.

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Gingrich, whose staying power in the Republican primary has surprised many observers, was Romney's most acerbic critic during that intraparty contest. He would go on to play the role of dutiful soldier during the general election, only to revert back to form a month and a half after the national contest ended with Romney losing handily.

"I think either [Texas Gov. Rick] Perry or I would have probably done better [against Obama]," said the former speaker, exhibiting a bit of his trademark braggadocio.



Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/20/newt-gingrich-mitt-romney_n_2337895.html



Certainly would have been a more convincing Tea Party kook...

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