Newt is brilliant. He is experienced. He has been attacked by every media source, and he usually responds very well. More importantly, even in the face of severe attacks, he has persisted doing the right things. He has taken time to consider alternative solutions to many of our problems. He demonstrated ability and commitment to conservative principles while Speaker and on most things after that time. People know Newt. He is one of several Republicans who could make great American Presidents. It seems to me the question is, “Can he regain the trust of conservatives?”
Chris Matthews being himself–and sorry in advance. No one should really have to have breakfast and then see Chris Matthews demonstrate civility, but this is just too funny.