Re: Newt

Mona – I actually hear that kind of thing a lot. And I agree Newt’s the best extemporaneous political  talker in America (with Bill Clinton a close second). He’s smart, full of good ideas and all that.  But if he’s going to run for President, he needs to run for President. The game he’s playing now is smart if he has no intention to run because it gives him a bigger megaphone. But if he wants to be elected President, his reluctant statesman act is  foolish and self-indulgent  beyond words — in my opinion (i.e. I am not speaking for the Fair Jessica who works for him). 

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