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November 30, 2011

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Joseph

Where do you get your funding?

The Interesting Times

Here's another component of the danger Gingrich poses to Romney: Gingrich isn't just appealing to the traditional deep red states in the South where Bachmann, Perry, and Cain had found most of their support; he's also eating into conventional Romney strongholds in the West.

However, as noted, the half-life of a Republican frontrunner this season is about a month, which would put Gingrich's implosion in late December--just in time for Romney to pick up the pieces.

Timing may prove to be Romney's strongest ally.

jeff

Will Mitt's money advantage be a huge underrated factor in his favor? It didn't work in '08 though. All the other non-Romney's collapsed through self-inflicted wounds. Gingrich's number one opponent is going to be Gingrich, not Romney. If he stays disciplined he can pull off a major upset.

P.S. I also think a subconscious anti-Mormon thing is playing out the closer we get to voting. Same thing happened in 2008. A friend of mine down South in Atlanta said she feels the "I'm a Mormon" ad campaign has backfired and is hurting Mitt.

Obama 2012

As an Obama supporter this makes me feel like Christmas is coming early!

I think Gingrich is the anti-Romney that can actually stick... and I think Obama will eat Newt for lunch in the general election. Right wing nuts may go for Newt's jackass routine but the general electorate will not.

pbrower2a

Newt Gingrich begins like the sort who wins the nomination for "long and faithful service to his Party" but eventually shows why he can't win in the general election. I can now just about see him losing about like Adlai Stevenson.

George

Before any Obama supporters start to celebrate early, I have to ask PPP the inevitable question: where is the matchup of Obama with Gingrich and Romney? Did you conduct the survey?

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