March 23, 2019

Ryan Pushes Back Against Gingrich’s “Suicide” Comment

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Joseph Lawler on 12.14.11 @ 12:14PM Rep. Paul Ryan tells Robert Costa that he’s not impressed by Newt Gingrich’s recommendation that Republicans avoid unpopular agenda items to avoid political “suicide”: Ryan, in an interview with¬†National Review Online, says that he disagrees with Gingrich, and urges Republicans to […]

Gingrich’s Citizenship Problem

After the November 22 Republican debate in Washington, D.C., many conservatives took issue with Newt Gingrich’s proposal to establish a system of local boards of review to assess the cases of illegal immigrants who have lived in the United States for twenty-five years.¬† While his opponents on stage chose to focus on concerns that the […]

Many of Gingrich’s Views Yet to Be Defined

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Joseph Lawler on 12.8.11 @ 5:06PM With Mitt Romney’s campaign embracing the Ryan plan for Medicare today more closely than he has before — surrogate John Sununu called it a “conservative litmus test” — it’s worth considering that Romney’s platform is now far more defined than Newt […]