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Newt Gingrich: Yeah, If Hillary Runs in 2016 Republicans Will Lose

ChuckintheOC Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 10:32 PM
Either your personal ignorance or your personal lack of integrity is astounding. Fyi, when the marginal tax rate on the rich was very high compared to today, the exemptions compared to today were equally much greater. The point is that when those marginal rates were in use no one actually paid them, and the rich then paid less in fact significantly less in income taxes....than the rich do now. But of course you don't know that because you only vomit out what you've been fed by your ideological "keepers".

Okay, that’s not exactly what the former House Speaker said, but it’s pretty darn close:


“If [the Republicans'] competitor in ‘16 is going to be Hillary Clinton -- supported by Bill Clinton and presumably a still relatively popular President Barack Obama -- trying to win that will be [like winning] the Super Bowl. And the Republican Party today is incapable of competing at that level.”

Gingrich raises some interesting points. But while Hillary Clinton is indeed