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

TunTavern Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 10:59 PM
"Not likeable... too old... too shrill...women are bugged by her." Well, those elements certainly killed the GOP so I suppose they could kill Hillary as well. The economy, however, will continue to improve, and ObamaCare will become more popular, so the GOP is going to need some help. One of the GOP's problems is that rather than trying to win they wait for the democrats to lose... That didn't work in 2012 and it won't work in 2016.

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