Newt Gingrich Says He Could Enter 2008 Race

If none of the others lock it up by Labor Day 2007, Newt Gingrich said today he might enter the Presidential race.

The former House speaker from Georgia said it would not be too late for him to enter the race after next Labor Day, if he believed no candidate had a clear advantage. He praised Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Sen. John McCain of Arizona and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani as the contenders to watch.

''If one of them seals it off by Labor Day, my announcing now wouldn't make any difference anyway,'' Gingrich said. ''If none of the three, having from now 'til Labor Day, can seal it off, the first real vote is in 2008. And there's plenty of time in the age of television and e-mail, between Labor Day and 2008.''

Just what we need, another contract on America. It took us twelve years to work our way out from under the last one.

I don't think he has a prayer. His own personal peccadillos are too well known. Besides, he's too busy working on his current mission, restoring religion to American Government.

Mr. Gingrich’s mission, as he sees it, is to save American civilization from the gravest crisis it has confronted since the Civil War. He has also set as a goal what he calls the restoration of God to a central place in American government and culture.

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    i hope he does (5.00 / 1) (#3)
    by cpinva on Mon Dec 18, 2006 at 01:15:15 AM EST
    further, i hope he wins the republican nomination. it will make the dem candidate (anyone short of hannibal lector) a shoo in.

    That'll doom him, no question (none / 0) (#2)
    by aw on Sun Dec 17, 2006 at 10:47:48 PM EST
    serves his wife with divorce papers while she is recovering from breast cancer

    hahahaha (none / 0) (#4)
    by peacrevol on Mon Dec 18, 2006 at 09:35:10 AM EST

    right...hahahaha....president newt gingrich...hahahhaha...hahahahahaha

    wheeheww...you cant make this stuff up...classic

    Bottom dwellers (none / 0) (#5)
    by jondee on Mon Dec 18, 2006 at 01:12:00 PM EST
    Still think that name belongs in C.S Lewis's The  Screwtape Letters. And I still prefer pond newts: they're less cold, less slimy, and more beneficial to the planet.