After nearly 10 million dollars of negative ads being aired against Newt, and after seeing it cut his numbers in half, Newt is now willing to accept the fact the negative campaign against has worked. Yet in an attempt to maintain his own pledge to run a positive campaign, Gingrich told CNN’s Piers Morgan that he need not attack his opponents, all he needs to do is tell the truth. And that is what he now calls his attacks on Mitt Romney ….the truth.
According to Newt, Romney is so moderate and has such a bad record and done so many things are indefensible in a Republican primary but acceptable in a Democratic primary, that all he needs to continue to do is tell the truth. [see the video below]
In an afternoon interview on Fox News, when Speaker Gingrich was asked to explain how he is can claim to to still be running a positive campaign after earlier this morning calling Romney a liar, Gingrich stated that he was asked a question and answered it honestly. But he added that what he is not going to do is waste people’s time by trying to turn such a thing in to a negative television ad campaign. He added that he is happy to remain positive and will continue to do so as the race moves beyond Iowa.
Gingrich’s claim that Romney is lying stems from earlier statements in which Newt claimed that Mitt needed to be man enough to stand up and admit that the Super PAC ads that are being run against Gingrich by Romney supporters are . Newt states and that if we can’t trust him to level with the American people about his ads, then how can we expect him to level with the American people about anything as president.
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