Disgraced former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich leads in the last opinion polls before today’s South Carolina Republican primary elections. His platform: “Blame the media for reporting the facts about me.” The facts? Serial, long-term adultery.
The rotund Republican romeo is chatting up GOP values voters with the line “My last ex-wife doesn’t understand me.” Will Palmetto State voters be seduced? Probably. Their other choices are an elderly pro-pot gynecologist, a K Street lobbyist, and a Mormon.
“Ex-Mrs. Gingrich Reacts to Newt: ‘My Story Is the Truth,'” Brian Ross, ABC News
“Newt Gingrich – Marital Affairs,” ThePoliticalGuide.com (esp. the chart)
“Ex-wife: Newt creates a political illusion,” UPI
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