Although he’s been out of office for more than a decade, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich continues to talk politics at anyone who will listen and, every four years or so, considers running for president. Don’t think 2012 will be any different: Newt announced that he is considering a run, emboldened by the belief that Barack Obama “will replace Jimmy Carter as the worst president of modern times.”

AP via Yahoo:

“I think he will replace Jimmy Carter as the worst president of modern times,” said Gingrich.

Thanks to Obama’s performance, Gingrich said he expected that whoever wins the Republican nomination would win the White House.

“He is a disaster,” Gingrich said of Obama. “His principles are fundamentally wrong. The people he appoints are more radical than he is and less competent.”

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