Newt Gingrich

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Better get used to silent audiences if you want to beat Obama

Ray D’Cruz Republican hopeful Newt Gingrich┬áhoned a key message since the South Carolina debates: only he can beat Obama in the presidential debates. Until last night’s debate, the message worked well. It combined one of Gingrich’s perceived strengths (debating) with the issue that matters most to Republicans (beating Obama). But the case for his superior … Continue reading

Republican debates fail to find the real issues

Opinion by Ray D’Cruz The Republican primary debates have been a disappointment to any serious observer. With a few exceptions, they have consistently failed to debate the issues that might allow an intellectually curious ┬áRepublican voter to discern the best challenger for President Barack Obama. How is this possible? There have been 15 debates since … Continue reading