Newt Gingrich: No One Understands Me

Source: Sarah Huisenga / CBS News

PALATINE, Ill. – Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich late on Wednesday expressed frustration with both the news media and the Republican Party establishment for failing to understand his “large ideas” for transforming American politics.

As calls for Gingrich to bow out of the race grew louder following his second-place finishes in Mississippi and Alabama Tuesday – two states he said he stood a good chance of winning – the candidate seemed to be in low spirits and offered a grumpy analysis of the state of the GOP primary to a crowd that gathered for a Lincoln Day Dinner in this Northwestern suburb of Chicago.

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“The thing I find most disheartening of this campaign is the difficulty of talking about large ideas on a large scale, because the news media can’t cover it and candidly, my opponents can’t comprehend it,” Gingrich said, while also vowing to continue his campaign to the convention in Tampa this summer.

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  • 5johnhay5

    News for Gingrich. Your problem is that we understand your type too well.You need psychiatric help.