Saturday, December 24, 2011

Well, No Newt Is Good Newt
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leading Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has failed to meet the requirements to be in the primary election in his home state of Virginia, the state's Republican PartyRepublican presidential candidate and former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is seen during a campaign event in Manchester, New Hampshire December 21, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Would someone please excoriate the GOP and the media for treating this unseemlyl food fight they call a nominating process as though it were a serious exercise when in fact it's transparently been 6 dwarfs on a book and self-promotion tour (ala Palin, the Queen of the new “Reality Show” politics-as-a means-of-achieving-instant-celebrity and wealth) with a petulant periennial candidate who their whole party basically can’t stand (Mitt the upperclass twit).