Newt says Obama’s decision to nix the Keystone pipeline is “Stunningly Stupid.”
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POLITICO’s Ginger Gibson reports from the trail in South Carolina that Newt Gingrich is taking the Obama administration to task over the forthcoming decision to pull the plug on the U.S.-Canadian oil pipeline:
Newt Gingrich, who frequently talks about the Keystone Pipeline in his stump speech, railed on the news that President Obama is rejecting the permit.
Speaking to a standing-room only crowd of about 350 people in Warrenville, S.C., “boos” erupted when Gingrich said the pipeline had been “vetoed.”
“Now, this is a stunningly,” Gingrich began until he was interuppted by a crowd members shouting “stupid mistake.”
After pausing for a moment Gingrich responded, “This is a stunningly stupid thing to do.”
He can’t help it, Newt. It’s waht he does – kills jobs, plays golf.