Your class envy is pathetic. Just think--if you were as smart as Newt and had accomplished 1% of what he has accomplished, you could afford to buy your wife a pricey trinket too.
Sorry you just can't cut the mustard like Newt can.
Stating the fact that someone wears $45,000 necklaces is not proof of “class envy.”
Are you ignorant of what the Checkers speech was about and what it is famous for?
If so, maybe that is why you did not understand the allusion to the Gingrich’s wealth — which they earned (as one has said, as “domestic policy entrepreneurs”) and which is a fantastic ode to capitalism — as a contrast with the lore of Mrs. Nixon’s “Republican cloth coat.”
It’s not class envy to point out that a very wealthy person who spends money on luxury goods cannot politically make a speech based on how frugal, simple and plain their spending is.
See them live! Newt and Al
And this was in 2009, well after the whole world knew what an epic failure Barack Obama was and, likely, after Newt had gotten the bug to run for President: