Mitt Romney: Not Afraid of Newt Gingrich But Won't Debate Him

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has declined Newt Gingrich's challenge of a one-on-one debate in the run up to the January 3 Iowa caucus. But Romney said it is not because he is "afraid" of Gingrich, as the former House Speaker suggested; rather, Romney said it would be rude to exclude the other candidates still in the race: