It was an awkward fit, and in Mr. Paladino’s first few hours on the trail it seemed a bit like a large man trying on a small coat.Carl P. Paladino, Ever Unpredictable, Stumps for Gingrich - NYTimes.com (via rubenfeld)
sleepswithangels says: As much as I despise Newt, I have a feeling this is slightly out of context. Like the next sentence was something like “But this isn’t the way to make it happen.” I’m just not sure he was so supportive of the whole deally.
» SFB says: You’d think that’d be the case, and that’d be understandable, but the truth is, he says this in the memo: “While the Commonwealth’s plan will naturally endure tremendous scrutiny from those who assert that the law will not work as intended, Massachusetts leaders are to be commended for this bipartisan proposal to tackle the enormous challenge of finding real solutions for creating a sustainable health system. I hope that Massachusetts’ initiative to provide affordable, quality health insurance for all continues to ignite even more debate around the subject of how to best address our nation’s uninsured crisis and the critical problems within the health system at large.” It’s full-blooded support, as far as we can tell from reading it. — Ernie @ SFB
We agree entirely with Governor Romney and Massachusetts legislators that our goal should be 100 percent insurance coverage for all Americans.Newt Gingrich • Speaking in support of then Gov. Mitt Romney’s Massachusetts health insurance plan back in 2006, on a site long hidden in the annals of the Internet — well, until now. Archive.org is your friend, guys. source (via • follow)