Gingrich To Run In 2012?
Unlikely, but he’s making noises yet again.
From C-Span via Politics Daily:
C-SPAN: “If you were to run, what factors would you take into account? What would lead you to think about running?”
GINGRICH: “Callista and I are going to think about this in February 2011. And we are going to reach out to all of our friends around the country. And we’ll decide, if there’s a requirement as citizens that we run, I suspect we probably will. And if there’s not a requirement, if other people have filled the vacuum, I suspect we won’t.”
Here’s the thing…Newt knows he’d never win. His personal skeletons are simply too numerous and he doesn’t have mainstream appeal.
Still, as a VP candidate? I could see a Romney/Gingrich ticket being compelling to fiscal moderates.
See, Gingrich is like Cheney and Biden in that way. You’d never put him up for the top spot because he couldn’t win, but having that brain power behind the top guy/gal? All of a sudden his personal skeletons melt away…even though he’s still a heartbeat from the Oval Office.
What do you think?