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Monday, October 24, 2016

WATCH: Gingrich Admits That ‘There Will Be Fewer Teachers’ Under Romney Plan

In his continuing quest to become the worst campaign surrogate ever, Newt Gingrich defended Mitt Romney’s attack against firefighters, police officers, and teachers by admitting that Romney meant what he said.

“We have to come to grips with how big the challenge is, and does that mean there will be fewer teachers? The honest answer is yes,” Gingrich told CNN’s John King.

“Does it mean that you’re not going to get quite the same pension plan people have been getting? The honest answer is yes,” he continued. “President Obama may say, well, we can borrow our way out of that decision. I don’t think the American people agree with him.”

Of course, Gingrich’s supposed concern over the debt is undercut by the fact that his economic plan would add so much to the deficit that it makes the American Jobs Act look like Greek austerity. Furthermore, although Gingrich claims that the American people disagree with President Obama, polling data suggests that voters overwhelmingly support using federal money to hire teachers and avoid layoffs.

Maybe if Romney is elected, Gingrich can convince him to replace some of the fired teachers with impoverished students.

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  • Diogenes67

    Will Newt, Inc. make more money if Romney is elected? The honest answer is yes.

    • DurdyDawg

      And here I thought the Newtwit had retired into humiliating obscurity.. Millions of $$$’s in the hole and no younger woman to suckle. You just can’t put a Nixon clone down. Guess the gas bag has to do something to pay off his debts.

  • Of course there will be fewer teachers, firemen, police and opportunity under the Mittster’s plan. Romney and his plan in comparison will make Bush look like FDR and the New Deal. I’m sure that Bush is backing Mitt so that the mantle of worst president in our nation’s history will be finally be lifted from his back. Mitt will take the monkey off Bush’s back and put it on the rest of us.

  • SaneJane

    We save money by eliminating those things that make the US a civilized nation but somehow still spend more money. If these cuts are designed to reduce the deficit then why don’t they reduce the deficit? Our country is not broke but we are being lashed with this whip in order to keep us poor and ignorant. Who will that benefit?

    • Ed

      The RICH! Who else.

    • The one percent! Who else?

  • Ed

    But don’t worry, you will be safe. We will have many nore 3 billion dollar airplanes,Aircraft Carriers and Submarines to protect us. Don’t ask against whom.

  • howa4x

    Newt was voted most likely to become the primary class clown

  • What is Romney thinking? Layoff teachers, police officers & firefighters???
    What country will it be??? Won’t it be a country full of dumbpeople, a country full of all kind of crime and people feel helpless incase of fire?? This man is not up for the job.

    • rmarqua2921

      Oh, but the rich will have so much money they can easily afford security officers to protect them, bribe firefighters, and pay for private tutors for their children! Romney isn’t worried about the rest of us! Romney’s kids have never had to learn in a public school among those who are the unfortunate and come from poor families, for whom there is no American dream! When Romney needs police assistance he will just put on a troopers uniform!

  • Of course there will be fewer teachers because it is in the interest of the conservatives to dumb down America so tha we won’t be able to think for ourselves and will believe their garbage. The first thing dictators do when they take over a country is dispose of the educated people and indoctrinate school children. Hitler had the Killing Films where he desensitized college students by telling them that the elderly and institutionalized people with disabilities were useless and a drain on the economy and did not need to live. He even made them look sub-human with his lighting of the films. The communists killed the educated people, teachers especially, when they took over Southeast Asia. And in the last few years the Republicans have put in No Child Left Behind, alternate certification, scripted curricula, test training to replace education, Teach for America and vouchers, all ways to get rid of professional teachers and lower the quality of the schools. Meanwhile the wealthy send their kids to private schools, often run by conservative religionists so they can become highly educated but brainwashed into knowing nothing but the conservative viewpoint. It started with Ronald Reagan and his ketchup as a vegetable and making it more difficult to fill out financial aid applications so that poor kids would be discouraged from going to college and has continued as long as we have had Republican presidents and Republican dominated Congresses. Need proof? Check your local newscasts and for mispelled words on the captions.

  • Of course there will be fewer teachrs and the public schools will go down hill. Dictators have an easy time of taking over a country where the people are ignorant and uneducated. Meanwhile, the wealthy wlll send their children to subsidized private schools run by religious groups that will teach them only “conservative family values”.