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Paladino Has Newt's Support

former house speaker endorses GOP candidate for Governor on Brian Lehrer Show

Friday, September 24, 2010

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Welcome to Politics Bites, where every afternoon at It's A Free Country we bring you the unmissable quotes from political conversations on WNYC.Newt Gingrich , former Speaker of the House was on the Brian Lehrer Show this morning to talk about the Republican Pledge to America released this week.

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich endorsed Carl Paladino this morning on the Brian Lehrer Show. Gingrich, who led the mid-term Republican revolution in 1994, said Paladino's anti-tax, anti-government message was popular throughout the country this year.

The battle cry of cutting spending, reforming Albany, making it harder to raise taxes are frankly battle cries that are resounding almost everywhere in America.

Asked if he was endorsing the GOP candidate for Governor of New York, Gingrich said, "Of course."

If you want to rebuild jobs in New York state, Carl Paladino is the only choice in the election.


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Comments [3]

aimy

Hey Sid,
Old Old News..... Like you never had e-mails forwarded to you. Old News, The New News is Carl Paladino Can & WILL bring change to New York Taxpayers. Coumo is a Old Politcal Pick Pocket.. Nothing will change w/ Andrew in office.

Sep. 26 2010 05:30 PM
Carl Gottstein Jr. from upstate America

.'.Carl Paladino brings the "HOPE" back to millions of NY'ers. WE TAXPAYERS who carry the load thank GOD daily for Carl Paladino!

Newt, Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!

Your brother in liberty,

.'.CG Jr.

Sep. 26 2010 08:07 AM
Sid Ayted

How can anyone in their right mind endorse or vote for a bigoted, sexist, racist like Paladino? Look at the emails he has sent - no decent person acts like this!!

http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/04/tea_party_gov_candidates_racist_sexually_graphic_e.php

Sep. 26 2010 07:45 AM

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