The AP reports that Newt Gingrich’s two top fundraisers have quit and the campaign is $1 million in debt.
Apart from this now going down as one of the worst, most incompetent campaigns ever, many Democrats, Republicans and independents who don’t like Gingrich’s demagogic style of politics can’t help but thinking it’s a bit of poetic justice. On the other hand, you would think that Gingrich as a political pro would be humiliated — but he’s beyond humiliation.
The question now becomes: when Gingrich withdraws, what candidate will get his endorsement and his .5 Gingrich voters?
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Joe Gandelman is a former fulltime journalist who freelanced in India, Spain, Bangladesh and Cypress writing for publications such as the Christian Science Monitor and Newsweek. He also did radio reports from Madrid for NPR’s All Things Considered. He has worked on two U.S. newspapers and quit the news biz in 1990 to go into entertainment. He also has written for The Week and several online publications, did a column for Cagle Cartoons Syndicate and has appeared on CNN.