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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 1:16 pm 
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I left out a big chunk of the article so as not to make it such a big post. The rest can be read at:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/mar/8/mitt-beat-rick-but-newt-beat-barack/print/

Interesting that he states that Newt is playing chess while the others are playing checkers. Who does that remind you of?

Another interesting Note at the bottom - the author is a cousin to Obama.

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And then there was Newt Gingrich, the Lazarus of the presidential campaign, as the Drudge Report recently called him, ready to rise once again. While the mainstream media stayed focused on the game of checkers between Mr. Romney and Mr. Santorum, Mr. Gingrich forced President Obama into an astonishing game of chess.

In a 30-minute video titled "$2.50 per Gallon Gasoline, Energy Independence and Jobs," Mr. Gingrich unveiled his vision for renewed American prosperity centered around oil and natural-gas production. He demonstrated his unparalleled insight into the intersection of energy, security and prosperity. Mr. Gingrich rightly declared that never again should an American president bow before a Saudi king. Meanwhile, Mr. Obama, stung by his recent half-billion-dollar failed Solyndra boondoggle, began floating his latest green fantasy of harvesting algae to cure the pain at the pump.

Panicked by Mr. Gingrich, Mr. Obama was forced off his game and repeatedly tried to respond, only making matters worse for himself. He stayed true to the Democrats' anti-energy agenda and mocked Republicans for wanting to drill for new oil. This made the president the butt of a joke for Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show": Democrats claim that new drilling for oil won't help us for at least 10 years, but haven't they been saying that now for more than 10 years?

Mr. Obama boasts that oil production is up under his administration. True, but only because the president hasn't yet stopped production on privately owned land. Mr. Gingrich cut right through his profound dishonesty: "Under President Obama, because he is so anti-American-energy, we have actually had a 40 percent reduction in development of oil offshore, and we have had a 40 percent reduction in the development of oil on federal lands," Mr. Gingrich pounced. "So in the area he controls, production is down and the area that is hard at the free enterprise stuff where people get rich, production is up. So he is now claiming credit for the area he can't control in order to have us think he is actually for what he opposes."

Mr. Gingrich reduced the once-confident "Yes, we can!" 2008 version of Mr. Obama into the backpedaling "It's not my fault" 2012 version right before our eyes. A defensive Mr. Obama dissembled: "We know there's no silver bullet that will bring down gas prices or reduce our dependence on foreign oil overnight." Wait, what about that algae?

Newt had Barack right where he wanted him.

"A presidential pen could today sign approval of the Keystone pipeline. That's 700,000 barrels a day. A presidential pen could today sign approval to go back to the Gulf of Mexico. That's about 400,000 barrels a day. A presidential pen could today approve areas of Alaska that we know have oil." With three signatures, Mr. Gingrich instructed the president, "you would have 2.3 million barrels a day of additional energy in the United States. So I would say, we're not looking for silver bullets. We're looking for presidential leadership." Check and checkmate.

With this, Peter Ferrara, former adviser to President Reagan, declared that Mr. Obama had just lost his first debate. The GOP race remains open. So ask yourself this: Which Republican candidate beside Newt Gingrich has demonstrated the ability to make Barack Obama squirm?

Dr. Milton R. Wolf, a Washington Times columnist, is a radiologist and President Obama's cousin. He blogs at miltonwolf.com.

© Copyright 2012 The Washington Times, LLC



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 3:30 pm 
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Must make for some uncomfortable family reunions.

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Miserere wrote:
Must make for some uncomfortable family reunions.

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