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What Newt Could/Wants To Say Tonight

January 19, 2012
CNN: Speaker Gingrich. You've discussed values in this election saying that they're essential to leadership. But your ex wife, Marianne, has given an interview in which she says that you slept with another woman in your marital bed and that you even tried to persuade her to have an open marriage. My question is whether those are the kind of values the American people should trust. 

1. What Newt Wants to Say. This offers more proof of why the media is held in such utter contempt by the American people. In no other business in America could you so completely and blindly ignore what people want and still remain in business. I find it fascinating that you don't ask about medical savings accounts and how the power of the market can provide health insurance for every American or how we develop a muscular, pro-American foreign policy that can defend America and Israel from Islamofascism or about real tax cuts that can get the engines of prosperity moving at speeds that will amaze even Piers Morgan. Well, the Washington press corps may not care about these things, you're more enthralled with the secular socialism of Barack Obama, but the American people do and I do. So instead of answering a gotcha question, I'm going to keep talking about what the American people need to hear.


2. What Newt Should Say. Look, I'm not a perfect man. I won't get into specifics here but I'll just acknowledge that I've made mistakes in my life. I've sinned. Through the love of my wife, Callista, my daughters and a forgiving God, I've been able to become a better man. It's not a journey that ever ends for any of us. 

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