Newt Gingrich: Herman Cain has ‘right to try to recover’

A taste of what CBS News intends to broadcast tonight, on the reaction of other GOP presidential candidates to Herman Cain’s troubles, including that of former U.S. House speaker Newt Gingrich:

Said Gingrich:

“ I was supposed to be dead in June and July. I am not going to go around declaring anybody else dead…

“I think any candidate has the right to try to recover. They have the right to to try to get back in the game.”

- By Jim Galloway, Political Insider

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saywhat?

November 29th, 2011
5:34 pm

Thats just Newt trying to suck in a few more of the rats leaving the sinking USS Cain.

GaBlue

November 29th, 2011
5:35 pm

I agree. I hope Mr. Cain takes the nomination at the convention next summer and gives a really kick-azz victory speech!

Brunswick Tech

November 29th, 2011
5:41 pm

look at these two——dumb and dumber

Independent voter

November 29th, 2011
5:43 pm

Newt is the same like Cain both of them cheated on there wife especially Newt.

quake

November 29th, 2011
5:50 pm

Ah, Newt, spoken like a true adulterer.

cartoon

November 29th, 2011
5:52 pm

Newt is Obama’s insurance policy for another four years.

We have a great president. The American People will not want change.

Jon

November 29th, 2011
5:56 pm

I would have made a “right of return” crack.

Shannon

November 29th, 2011
6:19 pm

Hey, give Newt credit here for growing up a little. Last time a politician was accused of an affair, Newt was there handing out torches and pitchforks! Now he’s shrugging it off. I’m sure it has *nothing* to do with politics. He’s a principled man, that Newt.

BILLY MAYS HERE

November 29th, 2011
6:31 pm

This year’s group of Republicans is comically bad.

td

November 29th, 2011
6:34 pm

cartoon

November 29th, 2011
5:52 pm
Newt is Obama’s insurance policy for another four years.

We have a great president. The American People will not want change

If we have such a great President then why is his approval rating (43%) the lowest of any modern President (including Carter) at this point in their Presidency?

td

November 29th, 2011
6:36 pm

BILLY MAYS HERE

November 29th, 2011
6:31 pm
This year’s group of Republicans is comically bad.

Almost as comical as the first three years of the worst President in US history.

BILLY MAYS HERE

November 29th, 2011
6:38 pm

Hey everyone, don’t reply to TD or any of his sock puppets. You just encourage him to post more.

Thanks.

Shine

November 29th, 2011
6:51 pm

Well I, for one, am glad Newt let us know that. Nobody else has even thought of it. iIwish he would have let us know what day of the week tomorrow is too while he was at it.

Serious Robuck

November 29th, 2011
6:57 pm

td, you are either seriously stupid or seriously mentally unbalanced.

Sorry, Billy, it’s just too much fun to bait td and wait for his nutty responses. He makes almost everyone else who posts here look smart. ALMOST everyone….

Serious Robuck

November 29th, 2011
7:00 pm

td, do you not remember George W. Bush, Sweetie?

Look before I leap...

November 29th, 2011
7:00 pm

Gotta give Newt some credit here for being smart enough to know you don’t play with matches when you are covered in kerosene.

Look before I leap...

November 29th, 2011
7:05 pm

@td 6:34

“If we have such a great President then why is his approval rating (43%) the lowest of any modern President (including Carter) at this point in their Presidency?”

Maybe because back in ‘79, we did not have the likes of Limbaugh and Coulter rousing the rabble.

Most of the wing-nuts honestly could not tell you why they dislike Obama so, only that Limbaugh tells them to.

td

November 29th, 2011
7:10 pm

Serious Robuck

November 29th, 2011
7:00 pm
td, do you not remember George W. Bush, Sweetie?

As much as you and the other libs on this blog want to and wish things were different, numbers do not lie my friend.

President Obama’s slow ride down Gallup’s daily presidential job approval index has finally passed below Jimmy Carter, earning Obama the worst job approval rating of any president at this stage of his term in modern political history.

Since March, Obama’s job approval rating has hovered above Carter’s, considered among the 20th century’s worst presidents, but today Obama’s punctured Carter’s dismal job approval line. On their comparison chart, Gallup put Obama’s job approval rating at 43 percent compared to Carter’s 51 percent.”

According to Gallup, here are the job approval numbers for other presidents at this stage of their terms, a year before the re-election campaign:

– Harry S. Truman: 54 percent.

– Dwight Eisenhower: 78 percent.

– Lyndon B. Johnson: 44 percent.

– Richard M. Nixon: 50 percent.

– Ronald Reagan: 54 percent.

– George H.W. Bush: 52 percent.

– Bill Clinton: 51 percent.

– George W. Bush: 55 percent.

Now you can ignore the facts if you would like or go and bury your head in the sand but you can not say my statement was not accurate.

td

November 29th, 2011
7:11 pm

Sorry forgot to post the source:

USnews.com

td

November 29th, 2011
7:16 pm

Look before I leap…

November 29th, 2011
7:05 pm

“Maybe because back in ‘79, we did not have the likes of Limbaugh and Coulter rousing the rabble.”

What about the MSNBC, CNN, the NY post, Washington post and all the other left wing media that bashed Bush every single day for 8 years. Would that not cause the same effect on his approval rating? Was his not higher then Obama’s?

Look before I leap...

November 29th, 2011
7:23 pm

@td:
Equating CNN and the Washington Post to the venomous, hate-filled, absent in fact spewings of Limbaugh is a pretty big stretch. I never thought if you as a RushHead, I may need to reconsider that position.

Serious Robuck

November 29th, 2011
7:26 pm

td, your use of the English language has just improved dramatically. Or maybe you just copied the US News article? Maybe?

The problem for you and your fellow idiots is that you don’t have a candidate who’s even remotely capable of beating Obama, at least at this point. Obama’s a huge disappointment to me and my friends. I don’t approve of his presidency at all. He has caved to McConnell at every opportunity. But I’m certainly not going to vote against him for any of these little clowns you guys are pushing.

You’re right. Numbers don’t lie. So show me some poll numbers where any of these clowns beats Obama, even in this economy. One or two polls have have had Mittens up by 1 or 2 points, but you idiots won’t nominate Mittens.

And Mittens is not really a Christian anyway, is he?

td

November 29th, 2011
7:28 pm

Look before I leap…

November 29th, 2011
7:23 pm

20 years ago I listened to Rush 2 or 3 times per week but now I only have time for maybe one time per month. I watch MSNBC everyday and can tell you that they spew way more hate than Rush ever has.

td

November 29th, 2011
7:41 pm

Serious Robuck

November 29th, 2011
7:26 pm

Most of my previous post was from the USnews article. I thought I had put quotes around the material I took from their article but it looks like I did not. As far as poll numbers of head to head candidates they are way to early to mean anything at this time. If I remember correctly, I think Carter was up on Reagan 55 to 34 at this point in time in 78 (maybe off by a few points).

It is way to early to predict if Obama will get re elected or not just like it is too early to determine who will be the republican nominee. I will tell you the trends do not look good for Obama. He will not be able to run on his record and must run a total negative campaign and try to convince the independents that although he has not done a good job, he is better than the alternative.

I will predict that next year will be the dirtiest campaign since Andrew Jackson.

honest_abe

November 29th, 2011
7:53 pm

every empire has crashed. the us is on the brink of economic disaster. so it’s not so much a matter of who but when. the race for the white house is merely a contest for someone who can delay the inevitable. sobering, but reality.

Serious Robuck

November 29th, 2011
7:53 pm

td, tell me what you know about Andrew Jackson. Sheeeeze.

Serious Robuck

November 29th, 2011
7:56 pm

Rereading your post, I’ll look forward to your letting us all know what the trends are as election season progresses. Thanks, td.

BILLY MAYS HERE

November 29th, 2011
7:57 pm

>>>> STOP REPLYING TO TD, MORONS<<<<

John D

November 29th, 2011
8:20 pm

What do they say “Birds of a feather flock together”. The Republicans always are putting their foot in their mouth. You want to preach moral and Christian values but yet they are some total ethicless creatures that make no sense. Ron Paul accuses Obama for killing that terrorists that he didn’t get justice like an American even though he plotted 2 killings in the U.S. declared war on his country and vowed to kill Americans, but you are concerned about his rights but on the other side Republicans are totally fine with letting a hard working American that can’t get health insurance to die in an Emergency Room like a dog simply because he can’t afford health insurance. Then you have to fornicators, adulterers who is not once but 4x accused of sexually harrassing women. I am sorry if it walks and talks like a duck most likely it is a duck. You have Perry that doesn’t even know what he is talking about half o the time. Multi-Millionaire Mitt Romney that the Republicans don’t eve want or even like tries to tells us he is just like us 99% of American. Excuse me, you lived a privileged life all your life, you have no ties to hard working Americans. Michelle Bachman is as delusional as Palin, if misinformation and false statements were a crime she would be doing life! These people are a joke and the Republican put them in office which pretty much tells me that they are all cut from the same cloth. I guess “Practice what you preach” would be appropriate right now.

cartoon

November 29th, 2011
8:22 pm

The GOPeeTards are morons. They will cancel each other out and Obama will win a second term. That fact is written in stone, Jack. The only person acting professional in the entire campaign is Obama. The field is comprised of the most motley bunch of neanderthal ne’er-do-wells in the history of our primitive primaries, man.

oldtimer

November 29th, 2011
8:24 pm

I think any independants should just ignore posts here…Democratic venom..

double

November 29th, 2011
8:40 pm

I think contaminated with S-TD’s

honested

November 29th, 2011
9:49 pm

Yes newts, hermie should ‘redeem’ himself.

You should make him your early running mate.

Both of you could work together and save the DNC, DCCC and DSCC a ton of money!!

PEWTER

November 29th, 2011
10:34 pm

To ALL Republican, sore loser, retards… do me, and ALL of America a favor. WHEN Obama is re- elected president again in 2012, find the highest mountan, or the tallest tree, or the tallest building, or the tallest structure of any kind, and…. JUMP! Do us all a favor and JUMP! Please JUMP! Rid us of your lying, hypocritical, non-thinking nonsense. If you’re too cowardly to jump, as you are in everything else you say and do, contact your nearest Democrat to push you! You’re the scum of the earth!

PEWTER

November 30th, 2011
12:27 am

td, you’re either a girl, or a biotch. go away. you’re not NEARLY as smart as you pretend to be. goto bed, biotch!

KID

November 30th, 2011
7:12 am

Obama all the way back in 2012! I want his healthcare reform!!