Tagged: Newt Gingrich


Is Ron Paul secretly working for the Mitt Romney campaign?

The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, and the likeliest explanation is usually the most straightforward and least complex. So when rumors started surfacing last month that Newt Gingrich’s Super PAC...


In Defense Of Newt Gingrich

Or, well, at least in defense of a moon colony. That’s the ground I stake out in my latest piece in The Atlantic.


Citizens United Vs. The GOP

I have yet another defense of Citizens United up, this time at my new politics-only blog. Please let me know if I’m full of it. And yes, I continue to shamelessly promote that blog...


Newt’s Secret Ingredient

Just a reminder to all you fine ladies and gentlemen, I will be covering the 2012 election circus with a reasonable amount of snark over at my new American Times politics blog. I have a...


Reading Gingrich in D.C.

Andrew Ferguson reads New Gingrich’s 21 books so you don’t have to. Gingrich’s overblown reputation as an intellectual is well-trodden ground, but what I found interesting is what the books reveal about his weird...


Fresh as boiled cabbage

Having endured one of his commencement addresses, I naively assumed that my opinion of Newt Gingrich could not get much lower. Boy was I wrong! No, I’m not referring to his incoherent objections to...


One Step Closer*

As much as I hate to say it, Newt Gingrich does have a point here: Through my experience as Speaker of the House and building a Republican majority in 1994, I have learned that...


A decent interval

The uncanny resemblance between his latest offering and Ross Douthat’s New York Times column from a few weeks back should (finally) put to rest any notion that New Gingrich is a font of original...


From the Department of Bad Promotional Ideas

Townhall Magazine’s sweet new giveaway: Newt Gingrich and Jackie Gingrich Cushman have recently written 5 Principles for a Successful Life: From Our Family to Yours. The book details how, once you get the hang...