Former house speaker Newt Gingrich ascribes Mitt Romney’s loss to a GOP campaign strategy focused on swing states at the expense of the country at large, a misguided approach to the mainstream media, and the candidate’s “47 percent view of America.”Give 'em hell Newt!
Gingrich is critical of Governor Romney’s failure to engage with the media personalities who shape and influence popular culture. He noted disapprovingly that Romney turned down invitations to appear on The Colbert Report, The View and Nickelodeon’s Kids Pick the President, while President Obama was a guest on all three.What an idiot Romney was!
Gingrich is also critical of Romney for his now infamous remark about the “47 percent.” “If you have a 47 percent view of America, you couldn’t be president,” he said. “You shouldn’t be president.”Quite right Newt! Don't sugar-coat it! We can take it!
The problems facing the GOP are far bigger than Mitt Romney, though. “This is a Republican institutional problem,” Gingrich said, and he is dedicated to solving it. Gingrich says he is determined not to let the GOP’s systematic failure repeat itself.That's a fine and noble commitment to America from a sharp mind, a keen study of history, a shrewd observer of the political landscape, the one who saw it coming, a—
And Gingrich, at 69, said he is willing to learn. He declared of his own predictions for the year’s election, “I was dead wrong.” Indeed, Gingrich predicted we’d see Romney elected with over 300 electoral votes and that Republicans would take the Senate....
Perhaps I have oversold Mr. Gingrich.
Silly me, I left this bit out from up there somewhere:
He’s now hiring a full-time staff to sift through the wreckage – the failed strategies, the inaccurate polls, the reams of data—and find the most important lessons this election has to teach us.MONEY WELL-SPENT I AM SURE.