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Gingrich proudly wears Soros crown of ‘extremist conservative’

by Jane Musgrave | January 30th, 2012

JACKSONVILLE – GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is claiming he won a backhanded endorsement from George Soros, the billionaire backer of all things liberal.

In an interview with Reuters over the weekend, Soros said he wouldn’t be worried if former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney replaced President Obama.

“Well, look, either you’ll have an extremist conservative, be it Gingrich or Santorum, in which case I think it will make a big difference which of the two comes in,” Soros was quoted as saying. “If it’s between Obama and Romney, there isn’t all that much difference except for the crowd that they bring with them.”

Gingrich crowed about Soros’ statement this morning, claiming it shows who is the true conservative in the race.

“It makes no difference to us whether it’s Romney or Obama it makes no difference either one, but Gingrich, that would be a real threat,” he said, paraphrasing Soros.
“It’s actually so perfect you would think we made it up.”

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5 Responses to “Gingrich proudly wears Soros crown of ‘extremist conservative’”

  1. Dave Longdale Says:

    Want an interesting story on Soros, Gingrich, Sarah Palin, and the coup that started when Obama took office?

    Learn what Osama, Obama, Biden, Bin Laden, the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists, and Sarah Palin had to do with the last election and the military’s overthrow of our government. You couldn’t make this stuff up if you tried.
    http://PalinsDirtyLittleSecret.blogspot.com/

  2. Scott Ryan Says:

    I just saw Romney commercial here in FL where he is accusing Newt of “name dropping” Ronald Reagan x number of times…

    That is just ONE MORE example of the hypocrisy of this guy. In the 2008 GOP primary he did the EXACT same thing and far worse. Every other WORD OUT OF HIS MOUTH WAS RONALD REAGAN! This – primary I noticed that Romney hasn’t mentioned Reagan ONCE – because LAST PRIMARY – Romney got CAUGHT being the phony he is – last Primary Romney was CALLED OUT on it by the late Tim Russert.

    Go to Youtube and see : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPY61w2mjRc

    Romney was name dropping Reagan every sentence UNTIL exposed by Russert that he DENOUNCED Reagan while campaigning against Kennedy!

    NEWT worked with Reagan & is ENDORSED by Michael … Reagan!
    There is One word I have to describe this imposter Mitt Romney:
    SLEEZE.

    If he wins, that is simply THE END of the GOP. Millions of us have had enough of our party being hi-jacked and will NEVER vote for him in the general.

    All the confirmation one needs that this guy is just another weak, left-wing candidate being shoved down our throats is to -look- at who is selling Romney!

    Bob Dole, John McCain, Charlie Crist, Karl Rove & TOM BROKAW!

    He’s PROBABLY Mark Foley’s guy too I’m sure because he’s similar.

  3. The Real Perspective Says:

    President Obama will be easily re elected in 2012.

  4. ALLEN WEST MUST GO Says:

    Republicans hate George Soros because he is a Jewish.

    Plain and simple.

  5. NOLA Says:

    To Allen West Must Go:

    That has to be the most ridiculous thing I have heard. Most conservatives want us to be more protective of Israel (you know – the true homeland of the Jews, not the Palestinians). If they hated Soros because he is a Jew (not “a Jewish” – that is an adjective, not a noun). People don’t like George Soros because of his policies and using his financial influence to break governments and reshape them in his image. Those are his words, not mine. Just look at what he did to the British pound. He proudly made billions of dollars off collapsing its value. That’s why people don’t like him. No one person should have that kind of power. It’s sad in this day and age that people continue to play the race card when they have no substantive argument to make.

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