While in Charleston debating family values and ideological purity with GOP rivals, Newton Leroy Gingrich found himself debating Ex-Wife #2 on what to call his adultery. In an interview with Brian Ross of ABC News, Marianne Gingrich claimed Mr. Gingrich, revealing his 6-year affair with then-employee Callista Bisek, asked her for an “open marriage.” The happy couple divorced in 1999. Callista Bisek is now Gingrich Wife #3.
Mr. Gingrich, disgraced former Speaker of the House, angrily denied the “Open Marriage” charge before God and the television audience. He apparently prefers to call his adultery something else. No word on what he called it when he cheated on Wife #1 with Marianne in much the same fashion.
“Exclusive: Gingrich Lacks Moral Character to Be President, Ex-Wife Says,” Brian Ross, ABC News
“Gingrich Featured on Ad Promoting Adultery,” Amanda Winkler, Christian Post
“Newt Gingrich, Thrice Married Adulterer, Calls for Constitutional Amendment to Protect Marriage,” Steven Thrasher, Village Voice
“Newt Gingrich Was Aspiring Polygamist in Nineties, Ex-Wife Says,” Kirsten Boyd Johnson, Wonette
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