Newt Gingrich’s Bold Prediction: Trump’s Indictments Might Propel Him to Victory
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich has made a bold prediction about the future of former President Donald Trump. In an interview on Fox News’ “Life, Liberty & Levin,” Gingrich expressed his belief that the criminal cases brought against Trump have actually improved his chances of winning the 2024 Republican nomination and the general election against Joe Biden. According to Gingrich, voters see Trump as a fearless warrior taking on a corrupt and authoritarian system.
Gingrich’s analysis is rooted in the idea that Trump’s supporters admire his tenacity and refusal to back down despite facing four indictments. He argues that while some may not be fond of Trump’s personality, they view him as the lesser evil compared to what they perceive as a corrupt administration. Gingrich explains, “Here are my choices. I’m going to side with a totally corrupt administration or I’m going to side with the guy who has the guts to stand there and take the beating and keep coming.”
Interestingly, Gingrich also suggests that black males have been drawn to Trump due to their own experiences with harassment by the police. He claims that they identify with Trump’s situation, seeing the government’s actions against him as parallel to the perceived mistreatment they have faced. “The reason is simple: They feel that the police have harassed them. They’re now watching the government harass Trump. They actually identify with what he’s going through,” Gingrich explains.
Gingrich goes further to describe Trump as the “leader of a movement” against a corrupt establishment that destroys anything in its way. In his view, Trump’s supporters see him as a beacon of hope, someone who is willing to take on the powers that be and fight for what they believe in. This perception of Trump as a champion of the people might explain why Gingrich believes Trump has a high likelihood of winning the general election if he secures the Republican nomination.
Gingrich speculates that if Trump had chosen to retire after the 2020 election, he might have avoided the criminal cases altogether. However, Trump’s refusal to step aside and his continued involvement in politics have made him a target in the eyes of his opponents. Whether this is true or not, it is clear that Trump’s legal battles have not dampened his support among his loyal base.
Gingrich concludes his analysis by asserting his belief that Trump will not only secure the Republican nomination but also have a high likelihood of winning the general election. He sees the indictments as a potential catapult that propels Trump back into the White House. While this remains speculation, it highlights the resilience and enduring popularity of the former president.
It is interesting to note that rather than weakening Trump’s support, the indictments appear to have had the opposite effect. Gingrich’s analysis suggests that Trump’s base sees these legal battles as evidence of his commitment to challenging a corrupt system. Rather than being turned off by the charges, they are drawn to his defiance and see him as a symbol of resistance against what they perceive as a deeply flawed establishment.
Gingrich’s prediction of Trump’s victory in the 2024 general election is a bold one. However, it is not without precedent. Trump has proven time and again that he has a unique ability to connect with a significant portion of the American population. His unapologetic style and willingness to stand firm in the face of adversity have resonated with many voters.
NEWT: Many people who may not like Trump’s personality look at this and think ‘Here are my choices. I’m going to side with a totally corrupt administration or I’m going side with the guy who has the guts to stand there and take the beating and keep coming.’ pic.twitter.com/mIhcCQcK2f
— Election Wizard (@ElectionWiz) August 27, 2023