Palin: Marianne’s Interview Will Help Newt

For all the publicity that it garnered, it could help Newt Gingrich in his Presidential bid.

Here’s what Sarah Palin said about it:

“I call them dumbarses,” said Palin in reference to the media. “They, thinking that by trotting out this old Gingrich divorce interview that’s old news — and it does feature a disgruntled ex, claiming that it would destroy his campaign — all this does, Sean, is incentivize conservatives and independents who are so sick of the politics of personal destruction, because it’s played so selectively by the media, that their target, in this case Newt, he’s now going to soar even more. Because we know the game now, and we just won’t put up with it. Good call, media.”

She could have a point when looking at the latest numbers.

Gingrich leads Romney by 35 percent to 29 percent, according to a poll released Friday by Public Policy Polling. Gingrich has risen from 23 percent over the last two weeks as other candidates faltered.
Rasmussen has Gingrich at 33 percent versus Romney’s 31 percent in a poll released Thursday. Romney held a 14-point lead in a Rasmussen poll taken just before Monday’s debate.

Tomorrow night we will see if South Carolina produces the third different winner since the primary season began.

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