Newt Attacks Stupid Super Committee
The law passed to raise the debt ceiling a couple of months ago included an automatic set of spending cuts to kick in if a "super committee" fails to reduce spending by $1.5 trillion. Newt Gingrich expressed his frustration with such a "stupid" arrangment at Tuesday night's debate.
We're either going to shoot ourselves in the head or cut off our right leg. And we'll come in - around Thanksgiving - and we'll show you how we're going to cut off the right leg. And the alternative will be shooting ourselves in the head.