Borger: Newt and Mitt: Two guys with issues
February 7th, 2012
08:08 AM ET
2 years ago

Borger: Newt and Mitt: Two guys with issues

Editor's note: Gloria Borger is CNN's chief political analyst, appearing regularly on shows such as "AC360˚" "The Situation Room," "John King USA" and "State of the Union."

(CNN) - So after all of this drama in the Republican race, we have two major candidates with some very basic questions left unanswered: For Mitt Romney, it's the most basic query of all - "Who am I?" (Moderate or conservative? Warm or cold? Very rich or very, very rich?) As for Newt Gingrich, he's got to explain to voters that "I'm-not-who-you-think-I-am." (And then behaves as the angry, unpredictable man they think he is.)

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich
soundoff (9 Responses)
  1. GROVER NORQUIST IS AN ENEMY OF THE STATE

    There's no big difference between the frontrunners. One just happens to be a bigger flip flopper than the other.

    February 7, 2012 08:28 am at 8:28 am |
  2. monovie ruth singesi

    Dnt judge people that u dnt kwn just because of the appear of the person

    February 7, 2012 08:31 am at 8:31 am |
  3. Namejkane fl

    Both lose to Obama,America is on the come back and will reject these two clown canadates that represent the 1% in Nov landslide for Obama and DEMS.

    February 7, 2012 08:39 am at 8:39 am |
  4. diridi

    This debt yielded from republican idiots result....true, true, true, and true...

    February 7, 2012 08:57 am at 8:57 am |
  5. stevie

    But, we still don`t know who Obama is!

    February 7, 2012 09:01 am at 9:01 am |
  6. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    The GOP clown show has issues, but so does the group of morons who support them. Right wingnuts are upset that Clint Eastwood made a positive commercial about the auto industry, and seem to think that any good news about our economy is bad. I remember when the right wingnuts cheered when Chicago lost its bid for the olympics, about executing prisoners, and how they booed a gay soldier, people without insurance, minorities, and poor people in general. Republicans are a lost cause.

    February 7, 2012 09:06 am at 9:06 am |
  7. Ron

    I refuse to imagine either one of these guys as POTUS, "After the "Great American economic crash "Crippled this Country by the Gop Bush administration? Colorado, "Don,t be fooled by the lies, and keep religion out of your decision of whats best for this country! It,s the Economy Stupid! Obama-Biden 2012

    February 7, 2012 09:07 am at 9:07 am |
  8. Rudy NYC

    I think both men are representative of the Republican Party and conservatism as a whole. Their is an ideological shift taking place on the right. It would seem that electing Barack Obama caused 9.5 Richter scale earthquake on the right. We are now seeing the extreme right laying the blame at the feet of those close to the center. Meanwhile, the rest of us of suffer from the sealousness.

    February 7, 2012 09:09 am at 9:09 am |
  9. gg

    republicans realy don,t have much to choose for with this clown show

    February 7, 2012 09:12 am at 9:12 am |