Monday, February 27, 2012

Gingrich afghanistan

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said today the unrest the United States was seeing in Afghanistan was just "the tip of the iceberg." "We're not going to fix Afghanistan. It's not possible.
  • (ABC News)
  • Have there been any new U.S. polls on Afghanistan taken since the locals went berserk over the Koran burnings? I'm keen to see what the Republican numbers look like now after days of killing followed by apologies followed by … more killing.
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  • WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED: * Given how hard former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has had to fight, "We have already won Michigan," said Rick Santorum adviser John Brabender told CNN today. "No matter what the results are, we've won.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Newt Gingrich said it is impossible to "fix" Afghanistan and suggested the U.S. should to tell Afghan citizens to "figure out how to live your own miserable life, the Washington Post reported. Speaking at a business luncheon in Nasvhille, Tenn.
  • (GlobalPost)
  • Via POLITICOs Emily Schultheis, Newt Gingrich, assessing the problems in the Middle East, had this to say about Afghanistan:     We are not going to fix Afghanistan. It is not possible.
  • (FOX News)
  • Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney told Fox News Sunday that for many in the U.S., the apology sticks in their throat after so much American sacrifice in Afghanistan. GOP candidate Newt Gingrich said Monday the U.S.
  • (AP -
  • Spokane, Wash. -- Newt Gingrich sharply criticized President Obama for penning a letter to Afghan President Karzai expressing deep regret for a reported incident at Bagram Air Base where copies of the Koran were burned.
  • (FOX News)
  • Byron Wolf (@zbyronwolf) and Sarah Parnass (@wordsofsarah) report: Picture of the Day-Gay Marine Kisses boyfriend on return from Afghanistan – Something You Couldn't Have Seen a Year Ago –  http://abcn.
  • (ABC News)
  • Newt: Afghanistan is like a wife with cancer. No, hear me out on this (Jeff Haynes/Reuters) Newt Gingrich is every bit as good a diplomat as he is a historian.
  • At a Sunday church service, Gingrich said an example of secular coercion is President Barack Obamas contraceptive coverage mandate. He also faulted Obama for apologizing for the burning of Qurans in Afghanistan, where Americans have been killed in retaliation.
  • (OneNewsNow)

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