Thursday, December 15, 2011

Gingrich Buys Tea Party Support In South Carolina

Gingrich's Tea Party Supporters: Accusations of Paid Endorsements Untrue - Fox News

By Travinyle1

It was alarming when we first learned tea party groups in South Carolina were somehow supporting a globalist like Newt Gingrich, now we find out why. Paid off......

"There's a lot of Tea Party leaders in South Carolina that were getting offered positions with the Gingrich campaign," Alice Stewart, Bachmann's national spokesperson explained when asked for further clarification. "They were getting paid good amounts of money, and then shortly thereafter, Gingrich would get the Tea Party endorsement.

The Myrtle Beach Tea Party voted to endorse Newt Gingrich Dec. 12. Gerri McDaniel, the Myrtle Beach Tea Party leader who joined the Gingrich staff as a regional organizer early November told Fox News, "We have worked so hard to do the right thing, to take responsibility for the shape of our country. What Wesley Donohue is doing is discrediting the Tea Party movement for his candidate

Wesley Donohue made the accusation against Gingrich last month in an interview with the Columbia Free-Times:
Bachmann is trying to grow an organic base of supporters, and Newt Gingrich is trying to buy off tea party groups. … Newt Gingrich knows the only way he can get the tea party vote is to buy it.
 "This man is a progressive," Beck said. "So if you've got a big government progressive ... in Obama -- one in Newt Gingrich, one in Obama -- ask yourself this, Tea Party. Is it about Obama's race?"
Judge Andrew Napolitano, host of the FBN show, questioned Beck on the argument.
"It must be about race," Beck responded. "I mean, what else is it? ... It's the policies that matter."

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