From Mother Jones:
And as we previously reported, during his 1974 campaign, a former aide described “approaching a car with Gingrich’s daughters in hand, only to find the candidate with a woman, her head buried in his lap.” Another former aide alleged that Gingrich had attempted to seduce her, Chaz Reinhold-style, after the death of a relative.
Newt seems to be the inspiration for a Will Ferrell character. Incredible.
Or, maybe not, when you read that he presented his demands for a divorce from his second wife while she was in recovery for cancer surgery.
The whole article is a very good reason why he—theoretically—is unable to ever get near The White House but the US of A has a pretty weird history when it comes to surprise elections. I still don’t understand how the fuck this happened:
Via Rob Delaney.