...you might want read this quick compilation of some of Newt's biggest (and so big) hits from recent years. Not to mention, his comment that Paul Ryan's Medicare reform plan was "right wing social engineering." It is not that he's not bright, its that he is erratic and almost morbidly obsessed with getting some liberals to like him.
BREAKING: "The state board overseeing the potential recall election of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker tells the MacIver News Service that they will rely upon temporary workers to scrutinize recall petitions and those individuals will not be expected to catch any duplicate signatures submitted by recall organizers."
I quote Thomas Edsall at some length in a "Nation of Moocher" on this very topic. To win re-election, Obama is targeted a specific coalition of voters. In some respects it is the Coalition of the Dependent.
Happy Cyber Monday! Some of our greatest moocher hits: the guy from Occupy Wall Street who wants other people to pay his tuition; the Obama stash; the woman who thought Obama was going to pay for her gas and her mortgage; college students who didn't want to help pay for the national debt; and the moocher anthem, "EBT!"