Newt Gingrich Surprised To Discover That FOX News Isn't "Fair And Balanced"

Looks like Newt will not go gentle into that good night.

“I think FOX has been for Romney all the way through,” Gingrich said during the private meeting -- to which RealClearPolitics was granted access -- at Wesley College. “In our experience, Callista and I both believe CNN is less biased than FOX this year. We are more likely to get neutral coverage out of CNN than we are of FOX, and we’re more likely to get distortion out of FOX. That’s just a fact.

CNN less biased than FOX? You don't say.

“I assume it’s because Murdoch at some point [who] said, ‘I want Romney,’ and so ‘fair and balanced’ became ‘Romney,’ ” Gingrich said. “And there’s no question that Fox had a lot to do with stopping my campaign because such a high percentage of our base watches FOX.

Now, Newt isn't quite so stupid that he just realized that FOX isn't an actual news organization. He's a former employee, after all, and knows FOX is a propaganda outfit. No, he's just pissed that the Murdoch Mud Slinging Machine was turned against him, instead of the Democratic Party.

And he's pissed at the GOP, too.

The former speaker also took a direct shot at the political party whose presidential nomination he continues to seek, calling the GOP “a party that’s inarticulate.”

“The Republican Party is a managerial party that doesn’t like to fight, doesn’t like to read books,” he said.

Clearly, what Republicans need right now is an inarticulate candidate who eschews reading. Maybe there's another Bush lying around somewhere.


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