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Milking the Republican Primary for Every Last Cent!
by Scott Rohter, March 2012
Every time that Newt Gingrich is faltering in the polls, or his Presidential campaign seems to be lagging a little behind, the Mainstream Media just picks him up, dusts him off, and breathes new life into his faltering campaign with another Sunday morning infusion of free publicity from the press. Another Sunday morning round of cardio pulmonary resuscitation from the media, is aimed at reviving his failing Presidential chances, and bolstering their under-performing corporate ad revenues. This week Newt was the guest on at least two of the Sunday morning news shows: NBC’s Meet the Press and ABC’s This Week. Together NBC and ABC are hoping to keep his Presidential aspirations alive a little bit longer, while they continue to plunder his campaign treasury as well as all the campaign treasuries of all of the other Republican candidates in the Primary. It’s good for business.
Just listening to Newt Gingrich speak is quite a treat, so it usually makes for good radio and TV, and plenty of good sound bites for the rest of the week. Listening to the former Speaker of the House and former history professor from Georgia expound on various topics such as the Economy, the National Debt, the annual Federal budget deficits, big government, freedom of religion versus free contraception, the hypocrisy in the media, and generally on just about everything else that is wrong with America, I find myself inextricably drawn into the discussion and struggling to keep myself from disliking the man.
The oratorical spell that Newt Gingrich weaves over some conservatives is strong and inescapably obvious. It is almost hypnotical. I definitely understand why some Republicans like him. I find myself wanting to cheer him on too as he delivers effective and repeated verbal assaults on the Mainstream Media and to the “Body Politick” in general. I could almost convince myself that he means what he says as he realistically pokes jabs at the Mainstream Media and the Washington Political Establishment. Almost… but not quite. I have to remind myself that it’s all a ruse. It is all an illusion, like professional wrestling. It’s like watching shadows on a wall. There is no substance to it. I know too much about Newt Gingrich to fall for his act. I know better than to believe it because I know the truth about Newt Gingrich.
In the end, the spell always wears off and the truth keeps coming back to haunt me. It always comes back down to cold harsh reality. Newt Gingrich is a political mouthpiece for the Establishment and a darned good one at that too. No matter how good he sounds in the studio or on the stump, Newt Gingrich is a political general in the "un-armed forces" of the Progressive Political Establishment. He is one of their many political generals in the advanced ground assault against our culture, our Constitution, and our national sovereignty! If I believed for one minute that he actually meant even half of the things he said, then I would be one of his biggest supporters. But he doesn’t. I don’t. And therefore I’m not.
Newt Gingrich comes with a twenty year political track record. It is there for anyone to see if they just take the time to look. Examine it for yourself. Read my well documented articles on Newt Gingrich:
Many of the important facts about Newt Gingrich’s long political career are referenced right here in these articles.
Why do you think that the mainstream media keep bringing Newt Gingrich back around for another infusion of free press coverage every time that he falters. What purpose does it serve? I know I can’t get that kind of attention from the media, not even after an important piece of legislation that I wrote and worked so hard on over the years finally passed the Oregon State Legislature unanimously. Newt Gingrich gets media attention because Newt can raise big money and generate major advertising revenue for the television and radio networks that play his political commercials. In other words Newt Gingrich can make big money for the media, so that’s why they keep reviving his faltering Presidential aspirations. He is a media “high roller.”
Newt Gingrich’s Presidential campaign serves only two purposes at this point:
"The truth, the political truth, and nothing but the political truth.
A journalist has no better friend than the truth." - Scott Rohter