Voters say they want to hear a positive message, but what sticks is the negative. “I know a lot about your personal life. I know about Fannie and Freddie,’’ Sam Greenlaw, 71, told Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich at a town hall meeting in Littleton, NH. “ But it’s interesting to hear the ideas you have put forward today. . .Those thoughts are not out in the American public.’’ As the rise and fall of fellow Republicans illustrates, it won’t be easy for Gingrich to spin mud into gold.
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