Great post but can you tell us more about what he said lo those many fifteen years ago?
I wasn’t quite the political junkee then as i am now.
Here is an excellent summary of what happened to Newt back in 1995:
Sixteen years later that lying TV ad by the Democrats caused Newt to get so jittery from being asked a Medicare question that he imploded. “Right wing social engineering”, he said of Ryan’s proposal. Pathetic.