That should make a big difference.
Just like this statement by a prominent Republican candidate ruined the careers and electoral prospects of two major Republican figures a generation ago:
“It just isn’t going to work, and it’s very interesting that the man who invested this type of what I call a voodoo economic policy…”
Now tell us about the deficit and debt cliff, Chuck, and the unemployment rate, and how great Stimulus worked, and why it is appropriate for a senior Senator to refer to approximately one-third of the population by using a vulgar sexual term?
Criticising Newt’s comments is fine, but don’t get all crazy about it.