Newt for VP!

Posted by: TomC

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Regardless who wins the nomination, I have no trouble imagining Newt Gingrich as the Vice President. With his noted background in the legislature and his quick wit and intelligence he can be a tremendous force for the right before both the legislature and the media. I realize the president of the senate has traditionally been a maidenhead (can I say that for a historically male dominated role?) position, but I think with his procedural knowledge he could provide significant influence in both houses.

In the Republican Debate last night, and I am happy to state it was more of a debate than I have ever seen before, and throughout this campaign, he has been a non-combatant to the other candidates and been very effective and insightful in his attacks on Obama. He has been very appealing to the crowds, as well.

Additionally, I think Herman Cain has been well-spoken throughout. Neither of these candidate have any chance of winning the presidency, but should be considered for VP and the cabinet, respectively.

 

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Barthélemy Barbancourt
Cain for VP would be great.
written by Barthélemy Barbancourt , September 13, 2011

That takes the color issue out of the race.


TomC
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written by TomC , September 13, 2011

Like a non-Democrat, I was not thinking color but strengths. He's got Federal Reserve experience, what about there or in one of the other business cabinet member posts?

Plus I like the strength of Newt and his legislative background. He would not get lost in the minutia of Congress.



TomC
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written by TomC , September 13, 2011

Looks like I beat Ed Morrissey to the punch.

http://hotair.com/archives/2011/09/13/newt-as-vp/



Woody
lile a non democrat....
written by Woody , September 13, 2011

Good one Tom. That was good for a hearty laughsmilies/smiley.gif



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