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Newt promises he wonít cheat on Callista as president
Hotair ^ | 12/12/2011 | Tina Korbe

Posted on 12/12/2011 5:36:21 PM PST by SeekAndFind

Earlier this summer, Newt Gingrich passed on the opportunity to sign The Family Leader Marriage Vow, which asks political candidates to commit to take specific actions to support traditional marriage upon election. Gingrich didn’t object to the pledge so fiercely as Mitt Romney, whose campaign staffers called parts of the pledge “undignified and inappropriate,” but the former House Speaker did suggest he thought the pledge could use some tweaking. At the time, at least one pundit jokingly speculated that Gingrich didn’t like the inclusion of the phrase “personal fidelity to my spouse.”

Turns out, he’s on board with that. The GOP frontrunner finally officially responded to The Family Leader executive board’s long-ago invitation to him to sign the pledge. He didn’t actually sign it, but, in a letter, he says that, as president, he would (a) support a federal marriage amendment, (b) ensure no taxpayer dollars go to fund abortions either at home or abroad and (c) fight for conscience protections for healthcare providers … among other things.

But the most interesting sentence of Gingrich’s letter comes at the end of the second paragraph.

“I also pledge to uphold the institution of marriage through personal fidelity to my spouse and respect for the marital bonds of others,” Gingrich writes.

Call me crazy, but I thought marriage vows were supposed to be all the pledge a person needed to make to reassure a potential partner — and any interested onlookers — of fidelity. (That was actually the valid objection Romney made to the pledge in the first place.) Then again, in light of recent increased scrutiny of Gingrich’s past affairs (and, most notably, attacks from the long-married Mitt), perhaps this explicit expression of faithfulness is savvy.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: adultery; callista; cheating; newt
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1 posted on 12/12/2011 5:36:25 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Boy this guy is a piece of work.

Amazing we are stuck with this as the leading candidate on the Republican side. My how the republican party has fallen.

Would a real conservative please pick up the phone? The Country is calling 911 and no one seems to be answering.


2 posted on 12/12/2011 5:40:24 PM PST by CSI007
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To: SeekAndFind

**facepalm**

we are nominating a parody


3 posted on 12/12/2011 5:41:42 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: SeekAndFind

Good for Newt.

“The son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ “But the father said to his servants, ‘Bring out the best robe, and put it on him. Put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet. Bring the fattened calf, kill it, and let us eat, and celebrate; for this, my son, was dead, and is alive again. He was lost, and is found.’”

As for the Pharisees who don’t believe in redemption....piss off.


4 posted on 12/12/2011 5:44:25 PM PST by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: SeekAndFind

Its not his wife I’m worried about.


5 posted on 12/12/2011 5:44:38 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: big'ol_freeper

Newt is just doing what all politicians do to get elected. He is full of it.


6 posted on 12/12/2011 5:48:38 PM PST by CSI007
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To: big'ol_freeper

Excellent! You are my type of Christian


7 posted on 12/12/2011 5:51:41 PM PST by faucetman
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To: SeekAndFind

It depends up what your definition of cheat is. And what your definition of promise is. Not to mention what your definition of is is.


8 posted on 12/12/2011 5:53:01 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Newt, Willard, Perry and his fellow supporters)
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To: big'ol_freeper

As for the Pharisees who don’t believe in redemption....piss off.


Just the way i see it.


9 posted on 12/12/2011 5:55:45 PM PST by ravenwolf (Just a bit of the long list of proofsre)
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To: SeekAndFind

Read my lips. No Newt trystses!


10 posted on 12/12/2011 5:56:24 PM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: SeekAndFind

And here we go...The driveby’s have proven they can destroy with sexual innuendo and lies alone. Very, very soon a stealth staffer will “come out about Newt hitting on and pawing at her....”. I can already hear it.


11 posted on 12/12/2011 5:56:24 PM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: SeekAndFind
The laws of mathematics suggest that Newt Gingrich is currently having a secret affair with a 30 year old woman.

His first wife is currently 75.

He cheated on her, with a woman who later became his second wife, who is currently 60.

He cheated on her, with a woman who later became his third wife, who is currently 45.

Therefore, the laws of mathematics suggest that he is currently having a secret affair with a woman who is 30 years old.

12 posted on 12/12/2011 6:04:56 PM PST by grundle
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To: SeekAndFind

Isn’t that SPECIAL....ohh I guess it is for him...


13 posted on 12/12/2011 6:05:04 PM PST by RnMomof7
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To: SeekAndFind

Isn’t that SPECIAL....ohh I guess it is for him...


14 posted on 12/12/2011 6:05:28 PM PST by RnMomof7
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To: SeekAndFind
Newt's so desperate he responded to a "do you still beat your wife" question.

He's toast. The die is cast. It's just a matter of time, now.

15 posted on 12/12/2011 6:07:30 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Holding our flawed politicians to higher standards than the enemy’s politicians guarantees they win)
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To: SeekAndFind

I can’t stand this a-moral RINO. This is disgusting. How on Earth did we get here? Are Conservatives not listening? Do the GOP elite truly have so much power over our people? Maybe so. So very sad.


16 posted on 12/12/2011 6:08:06 PM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: SeekAndFind
What I've seen of Callista, I would dump her and trade up. (br> He's done it a few times.
So many beautiful women out there and these guys end up marrying and cheating with some really challenging (being PC here) women.
Ok, so Newt looks like a gnome, but still.
17 posted on 12/12/2011 6:09:40 PM PST by VicVega (LSU is without a doubt the #1 team in the nation. GEAUX TIGERS, Geaux Saints)
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To: big'ol_freeper

Redemption is for God and Newt. I make no judgment on his relationship with the Almighty. But just because someone claims to be a Christian does NOT make them one. God will do what God is going to do. As for me? No way I vote for this pig.

Gonna go “piss off” now.


18 posted on 12/12/2011 6:09:48 PM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: SeekAndFind

She may have Tiffany’s in her jewelery box but she’s got Newt’s in her lock box.


19 posted on 12/12/2011 6:10:10 PM PST by bigbob
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To: SeekAndFind; All

The big difference between Newt aand Dems like Clinton:

Atleast Newt eventually marries the women he sleeps with....

/sarcasm


20 posted on 12/12/2011 6:11:08 PM PST by TheRobb7 (OBAMA 2012: NO TAX LEFT BEHIND)
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