Gingrich Wins South Carolina 40-28 Over Romney

Newt Gingrich won the South Carolina GOP primary by 12 points according to Fox News this minute. If the numbers do not change, the final count is Gingrich 40%, Romney 28%.

According to exit polls, Gingrich won pluralities across the board – among men and women, conservatives and Tea Partyers, as well as voters who cited the ability to vanquish Barack Obama as their paramount concern. A television interview with his second wife, who claimed Gingrich proposed an “open marriage” before their divorce, inflicted little damage.

“People completely misunderstand what’s going on,” Gingrich told a huge, raucous crowd crammed into a Columbia ballroom Saturday night. “It’s not that I’m a good debater. It’s that I articulate the deepest felt values of the American people.” Source: TIME

Conservatives have two choices, if we assume Santorum will not be the nominee: Romney or Newt. If you like neither, then you must decide: do you really think Romney will be more conservative than Newt Gingrich, or more able to bring about the change we need? Or more staunchly on the side of the Constitution? Or more able to work with Congress? I don’t.

Posted by Maggie @ Maggie’s Notebook


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  • Ran

    “I don’t.” Amen. What was it Rumsfeld said? You go into elections with the stinker you have? Something along those lines.

    • Ran, yes we experienced that in 2008. Two stinkers, one communist.

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  • A huge victory margin for Gingrich.

    Myself, I prefer Gingrich over Romney. Of course, the electability issue still plays in.

    And one more thing….I’d love to see Obama cornered by Gingrich in a debate. Obama wouldn’t stand a chance. And if he played the race card, Gingrich would demolish him on that as well — using facts and history. **smile**

    • AOW, I hope ‘electibility’ doesn’t become a self-fulfilling prophecy. I’m hoping Independents will refuse to vote for Obama. The differences are so stark – our country then and now, and the candidates and their positions. To think that they would vote for Mitt and not Newt is depressing, considering what is at stake.

      We’ll just have to wait and see. When Mitt picks Rubio for a VP, that will probably make him the candidate. I will be excited about Rubio, but he isn’t as conservative as many think.

  • Aram

    RON PAUL will run as independent and will win

  • Aram, unless you want Obama to win, dream on.

  • Mitch Cargo


    “Please give source for this, for it never happened and was published by CAIR, the MSU and other Islamic groups”

    Umm, here are their names and their pics from ISRAELI TV after they were deported back to Israel-

    “Arrested dancing Israelis from 9/11 = Sivan and Paul Kurzberg, Yaron Shmuel, Oded Ellner and Omer Marmari.

    “All five were Israelis between 22 and 27 years old, were arrested at gunpoint.One had $4,700 in cash hidden in his sock while another carried two foreign passports.”
    Box cutters were found in the van.”
    “The men had first been observed exulting while filming the attacks on the WTC from the roof of a white moving van in the parking lot of a New Jersey apartment building across the river from lower Manhattan”

    “when the van belonging to the cheering Israelis was stopped by the police, the driver of the van, Sivan Kurzberg, told the officers:
    “We are Israelis. We are not your problem. Your problems are our problems. The Palestinians are your problem.” (10)

    Israel has no means to conduct a week-long or month-long bombing campaign over Iran, and would lose a lot of aircraft in even a single-strike. The Iranians have Russian harware that will cause Israeli losses. Israel, like in the more recent instances, is using any sort of scheme or manipulation strategy to get the USA to do what it cannot do. Bibi’s govt would collapse after a failed raid in which downed israeli pilots are paraded on Iranian TV.
    Israel gave a thousand palestinians who actually murdered israelis their freedom in exchange for ONE israeli reservist.. they cannot absorb ANY losses without Likud collapsing.

    “If Iran gets a nuke, no city in the US is safe from their terror. Just wait. Which city do you think they will attack first?”

    Israeli strategy dates back to the Irgun and the Hagannah and Stern gang which pioneered the bombings, executions, and attacks on western personnel and Civilians.
    These entities blew up Brits, french, Swedish..etc.. non-combatants, peacekeepers and civilians- anyone who did not give them total control over Israeli strategy and all towns. regions, and sites that they wanted to control.
    Your prime minister Shamir ordered the execution of a impartial Swedish Negotiator who had PERSONALLY saved THIRTY THOUSAND JEWS from the Nazis during the Holocaust..

    In the process of this gangterism and stupidity, they kicked out/bombed out the very world powers who were ensuring that the Jews were resettled in their homelands without a endless conflict with local muslim populations. The result of this was that other states which had been militarily guaranteeing Israel’s borders for it, and negotiating a settlement in which no side got everything they wanted, got terrorised into leaving the Levant.
    Irgun, Stern Gang and the Hagannah are heroes in Israel today, and their descendants are the ones demanding world powers to intervene on their behalf AGAIN, now that they have what they want… on behalf of people who terrorised them to leave.. its ISRAELS problem now-
    Once your PRIME MINISTER orders the murder of a impartial Swedish diplomat who personally saved THOUSANDS of Jewish families at his own risk, you really have no grounds to ask the west for anything at that point..

    Now, you have a virtually unsettle-able conflict that Israel will not settle, and it has truly evil opponents I will admit, who will not settle either. So, the world either has to back away and let them deal with it, by negotiation or force.
    This is not in the hands of anyone else to get involved in now, and we were ejected from it when the Israelis feared it would interfere with the full territorial ambitions.
    The USA is only in danger because we are acting as a full proxy sending AIPAC USA jews as the “USA” negotiators to these pointless summits.

    We cannot intervene in some conflict between states that have put themselves in this situation by their own intransigence and intent – its their fight and we are not a honest disinterested 3rd party.

    “As for the USS Liberty. The United States revealed that the USS Liberty was collecting intelligence for Egypt. AND that the Liberty was in a known war-zone. Accidents happen in war.”
    35 years after the USS Liberty attack, the transcript from that day aboard a Navy EC-121 “Ferret” spy plane with Hebrew translators aboard got uncovered with a Freedom of Information Act request.

    The Israeli pilots attacking the ship announce that US ships numbers to their command and that the ship they are attacking is US Flagged (in hebrew) several times.

    The only surveillance in this time were these aircraft and electronic signals ships- The Israelis took out the American ship because they could not fully jam it- they tried, but it was so advanced for its time that it still got messages to the US 6th fleet even while it was being attacked my Israeli Mystere and Mirage jets, and torpedoed by Israeli boats. The USS Liberty alone had the tech to show that the Israelis launched their attack either pre-emptively or unprovoked, depending on your outlook, while the Israelis were claiming that they were victims of a unprovoked attack.

    To save themselves, they had no problem murdering or blasting in the water nearly 200 or the 300 Americans onboard the Liberty- the same rationale in the article by the jewish writer who was happy to do a assassination if it would benefit Israeli’s.

    When you consider these facts.. let alone their CASUAL, REMORSELESS murder of Count Bernadotte who personally saved so many Jews at his own risk for no compensation in the Holocaust, you are dealing with very dangerous and deceitful people who will stop at nothing to gain whatever they want by any means that they want, no matter the consequences.

    To associate the USA with such a entity, that will use no morality, no best-practices, and has given itself permission to kill in cold blood men who have not harmed it or have actually SAVED its people- NO AMERICAN should be sent into the ill-formed schemes of such a corrupted Regime.