January 14th, 2012 11:38 EST
Newt Gingrich Sinks To New Low: Castigates Mitt Romney For Speaking French
Mitt Romney is the first Republican non-incumbent who has won the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary. If Romney wins the South Carolina primary, a contest tailor-made for his more conservative opponents, the former governor of Massachusetts will be unstoppable.
It`s win now or never, and Romney`s adversaries are pulling out all the stops in South Carolina. All of the GOP presidential hopefuls, especially Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry, are calling Romney the most vile names in the GOP playbook.
Newt Gingrich unfailingly refers to Romney as the "Massachusetts Moderate", that has a worse sting than being called the "Massachusetts Murderer." "Moderate" is the worst epithet that a Republican can hurl at a fellow conservative. I`ll give the alliteration-loving Gingrich credit for not playing the religion card, and addressing Romney as the "Massachusetts Mormon."
Texas Governor Rick Perry, whose campaign is financed by venture capitalists, is attacking Romney from the left, dismissing him as a "vulture capitalist."
But leave it to the ethically-challenged Gingrich to sink to a new low, in his new anti-Romney ad, the former Speaker of the House castigates Romney for speaking French. In a new ad posted to Gingrich`s Web site the narrator warns: Massachusetts moderate Mitt Romney -- he`ll say anything to win . Anything, and just like John Kerry he speaks French, too."
If during a debate Romney`s head starting to spin around as if he were possessed by a demon, and he uttered blasphemies, the audience would be disturbed, but not as disturbed if he uttered a French phrase.
What ever happened to Ronald Reagan`s 11th Commandment, not to speak ill of a fellow Republican? Newt needs to clean up his act, and make amends by saying something nice about Romney. If Newt declares that Romney is to the right of Attila the Hun, that would go a long ways to healing the rift between them.
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