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Gingrich: Paul's Views Outside "Mainstream Of Virtually Every Decent American"

Newt Gingrich slams Ron Paul in an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer.

"As people get to know more about Ron Paul, who disowns 10 years of his own newsletter, says he didn't really realize what was in it, had no idea what he was making money on, had no idea that it was racist, anti-Semitic, called for the destruction of Israel, talked about a race war. All this is a sudden shock to Ron Paul? There will come a morning people won't take him as a serious person. This is a man who happened to have had a good cause -- auditing the Federal Reserve, cleaning up the Federal Reserve -- and I think as a protest, he's a very reasonable candidate. As a potential president? A person who thinks the United States was responsible for 9/11. A person who believes, who wrote in his newsletter that the World Trade Center bombing in '93 might have been a CIA plot. A person who believes it doesn't matter if the Iranians have a nuclear weapon. I'd rather just say, you look at Ron Paul's total record of systemic avoidance of reality, and you look at his newsletters and then you look at his ads. His ads are about as accurate as his newsletters."

Gingrich goes on to say that Paul "won't" get the GOP nomination and that he couldn't vote for Paul in a general election.

When asked who he would choose in an Obama-Paul race, Gingrich says "I don't know, but I think Barack Obama is very destructive to the future of the United States. I think Ron Paul's views are totally outside the mainstream of virtually every decent American."

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