GOP Intellectuals Can’t Stand Newt, the Intellectual Candidate

It’s interesting that Newt Gingrich presents himself as the intellectual in the GOP primary race, and yet party intellectuals (George Will, David Brooks, David Frum, Peggy Noonan, Charles Krauthammer) can’t stand him and are arguing passionately against the passionate one.  They agree that he’s smart, but conclude that scary should make you run screaming from smart.

One comment on “GOP Intellectuals Can’t Stand Newt, the Intellectual Candidate

  1. Roni Jordan says:

    Given the choice between smart & scary or stupid & ridiculous, what’s an intellectual to do?

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