While there is plenty of legitimate criticism of Newt to go around, Levin says that conservatives and Republicans who have been around a long time know that Newt Gingrich is no Marxist/Socialist “like these imbeciles suggest”. Newt has said some very stupid things, says Levin, but he was also the guy who helped Republicans take back power in the House after four decades. Levin adds that he also doesn’t remember any big liberal agenda being pushed by Newt when he was Speaker of the House.
And Newt is not even Levin’s candidate, but he’d vote for Newt in a heartbeat over Barack Obama. Because as Levin says, we know who the Socialist and Marxist is, and it’s Obama, not Newt.
He also weighs in on Mitt Romney in this clip as well: