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

surfcitysocal Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 3:15 AM
Unfortunately, Gingrich is 100% correct, but not necessarily for the reason he states. With a media slobbering over potentially "the first woman president", it won't matter if the Republicans put up...well, anybody...Hillary will run away with it. But Gingrich is right that the GOP is not "engaged"--they keep putting up the same ol' been-there-done-that candidate which, if they pull that in 2016, will go down in flames. The Republican candidate must be a woman or a person of color or we may as well cancel the election. There will be no point in it.

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

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“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