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With Serious Talks, Gingrich Elevated GOP Race

Ken2523 Wrote: May 09, 2012 4:40 PM
Gingrich would have made a far, far better president that Romney. At least he's a true conservative, not the faux Romney variety. It's amazing how many people have been suckered into thinking Romney is a conservative. He's conservative only in comparison to Obama.

Watching Newt Gingrich's graceful and low-key withdrawal from the presidential race last week, it was hard not to think back to January in Columbia, S.C., when he drew a wall-to-wall, fired-up crowd to celebrate his blowout victory in that state's primary.

It was the most critical moment of the Republican race. In the days before South Carolina voters went to the polls, Republicans learned Mitt Romney had not won the Iowa caucuses after all; Romney's narrow victory over Rick Santorum turned out to be a narrow defeat. Romney went on to win decisively in New Hampshire, but South Carolina turned into a...