Somewhere, Newt Gingrich is saying, "I told you so."

The man who premised his much of his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination on the idea of taking on -- and taking out -- President Obama in a debate may not have won the nod, but he nonetheless predicted the ground on which Obama could best be fought.

"The job of the president is supposed to be to be competent and to be able to stand up for what he believes in and to be able to articulate what's wrong," Gingrich said on NBC's Meet the Press Sunday. "Mitt Romney walked over him."