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Marianne Gingrich in í95: "I donít want [Newt] to be president, and I donít think he should be"
TheDC ^ | 01-19-2012 | Matt Lewis

Posted on 01/19/2012 11:55:34 AM PST by montag813

Amid news that Newt Gingrich’s ex-wife Marianne’s interview with ABC will air tonight, a political veteran who has had past ties to Gingrich, reminds me that the former Mrs. Gingrich has long opposed his running for president.

“I think it matters that she’s been saying this shit for years — and has been doing things to tweak him for years,” said this source.

This is actually true.

As the New York Post reminds us today:

In 1995, when Vanity Fair magazine asked Marianne what would happen if Newt ran for president, she boasted she could derail the bid with a single TV interview.

He can’t do it without me,” she said.

I told him if I’m not in agreement, fine, it’s easy.

I just go on the air the next day, and I undermine everything . . . I don’t want him to be president, and I don’t think he should be.

“There’s always been a real — almost like a jealousy issue with her,” my source adds. “She likes attention. And she’s very bitter. And this is behavior of someone who likes attention and is very bitter.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: donaldyoung; gingrich; larrysinclair; loser; marianne; newt
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This interview was from when they were MARRIED - and this sicko was boasting about being able to "undermine" his potential bid for the presidency. She is bitter and jealous to the core.
1 posted on 01/19/2012 11:55:38 AM PST by montag813
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To: montag813

All of this will NOT turn out well for “Marrianne”.


2 posted on 01/19/2012 11:58:07 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: montag813

Did anyone mention the lack of info about Obama? Or Reggie Love? Or Larry Sinclair? Or the North Chicago Bath House where allegedly Bill Frist ...


3 posted on 01/19/2012 11:58:51 AM PST by whitedog57
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To: montag813

I’m pretty sure my ex-wife would say about the same thing. So what?


4 posted on 01/19/2012 11:59:13 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: montag813

It’s pathetic. In light of having a President Obama and our country being destroyed forever with another four years of him. We won’t survive it. Marriane, shaddup already.


5 posted on 01/19/2012 11:59:34 AM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: montag813

Obama in 1995, “*huffs* *puffs* I think i am done for now Larry”...


6 posted on 01/19/2012 12:00:00 PM PST by GraceG
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To: montag813

Very telling.....’bout his ex witch that is...glad he stuck it to her.


7 posted on 01/19/2012 12:00:27 PM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: montag813

She was cheating with him when he was married to his first wife. Guess it ain’t fun when them chickens come home to roost.

With that said, democrats stick with their man no matter what. Conservatives stick with their principles. I wouldn’t be surprised if this doesn’t end it for Newt.


8 posted on 01/19/2012 12:00:46 PM PST by Terry Mross (AN)
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To: montag813

Anyone wonder WHY after seeing this BITCH why Newt strayed and went to the arms of another, Marianne, YOU, share SOME responsibity for your marriage dying as well!


9 posted on 01/19/2012 12:00:57 PM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: whitedog57

10 posted on 01/19/2012 12:01:15 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: whitedog57

[ Did anyone mention the lack of info about Obama? Or Reggie Love? Or Larry Sinclair? Or the North Chicago Bath House where allegedly Bill Frist ... ]

When Rush was talking about the “won”s past history he let the term “boy friend” slip and he laughed a bit. LOL


11 posted on 01/19/2012 12:01:35 PM PST by GraceG
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To: montag813

Wake me up when Newt drowns Marianne in an Oldsmobile.


12 posted on 01/19/2012 12:01:45 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: montag813

Exes say a lot of things...hopefully people will discount this.


13 posted on 01/19/2012 12:01:59 PM PST by BearArms (Newtron Boom!)
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To: montag813
I'm stunned Newt could be faithful to a woman like Marianne who felt blackmail and intimidation were her personal right. Why does she get the call how who is or is not President? She's actslike a bully - was that part of the marriage?

Will the press look at her dirty laundry? They were VERY interested in Linda Tripp and Monica. And Paula - and more than willing to trash those women. What's their excuse for this double standard? The press always has an excuse for why dems are treated one way - and we're treated another way. Funny how they're so willing to believe their own excuses.

Newt's starting to look more sympathetic.

She comes across as one bitter narcissistic type. The "press" is so ready to exploit her... to help spread her bitterness. Why?

Can we reciprocate? There are newsmen who have been unfaithful.

Maybe some of US don't want to see - or READ the news - when it's written by people who were unfaithful to their marriage partners. Let's parade them out and make our call. Turn about's fair play, right?

Anyone know some bitter ex-wives of newsmen? Let's have some fun with them... Are you ready ABC? CBS? Are all your editors and reporters 'pure'?

14 posted on 01/19/2012 12:02:04 PM PST by GOPJ (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: montag813

The mystery women with unwitnessed charges of sexual harassment will appear in 3, 2, 1...


15 posted on 01/19/2012 12:02:20 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: montag813

16 posted on 01/19/2012 12:03:04 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Obama's War on Prosperity is killing me)
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To: montag813
I'm stunned Newt could be faithful to a woman like Marianne who felt blackmail and intimidation were her personal right. Why does she get the right to call who is or is not President? She's acts like a bully - was that part of the marriage?

Will the press look at her dirty laundry? They were VERY interested in Linda Tripp and Monica. And Paula - and more than willing to trash those women. What's their excuse for this double standard? The press always has an excuse for why dems are treated one way - and we're treated another way. Funny how they're so willing to believe their own excuses.

Newt's starting to look more sympathetic.

She comes across as one bitter narcissistic type. The "press" is so ready to exploit her... to help spread her bitterness. Why?

Can we reciprocate? There are newsmen who have been unfaithful.

Maybe some of US don't want to see - or READ the news - when it's written by people who were unfaithful to their marriage partners. Let's parade them out and make our call. Turn about's fair play, right?

Anyone know some bitter ex-wives of newsmen? Let's have some fun with them... Are you ready ABC? CBS? Are all your editors and reporters 'pure'?

17 posted on 01/19/2012 12:03:30 PM PST by GOPJ (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: montag813

Nothing like a woman scorned.

We know nothing about what his life was like with her.
She could have been a big jealous b****, and hard to live with.

Let’s get back on the real issues.

Double standards, media control, and voter fraud is winning the game.


18 posted on 01/19/2012 12:03:35 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (NOT VOTING gets 0bamao re-elected.)
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To: montag813

Considering the country is getting screwed, might as well get someone who has first hand experience in that.


19 posted on 01/19/2012 12:04:44 PM PST by mnehring
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To: GOPJ

I heard Rush say today that he knew Marianne from way back when and she was not at all comfortable in the spotlight and Newt thought that could hurt him at that time.


20 posted on 01/19/2012 12:05:05 PM PST by Boardwalk
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To: montag813

Their marriage was rather tumultuous. They were separated for 6 years between 1987 and 1994:

http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/01/when-marianne-cleaned-out-the-house/


21 posted on 01/19/2012 12:06:18 PM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State | Gingrich 2012)
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To: montag813; All

Their marriage was rather tumultuous. They were separated for 6 years between 1987 and 1994:

http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/01/when-marianne-cleaned-out-the-house/


22 posted on 01/19/2012 12:06:35 PM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State | Gingrich 2012)
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To: montag813

Noticed a detail. Her story is first thing that happened was Newt called her and said “I want a divorce”. She then asked is there somebody else.

Therefore, all the other nonsense about “sharing” him etc. appears to have been the back and forth that went on when she would not agree to a divorce. It appears Newt was direct with her and tried to simply request a divorce.


23 posted on 01/19/2012 12:06:50 PM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: montag813
She looks like crap. Mean, bitter, and angry is no way to go through life.


24 posted on 01/19/2012 12:07:43 PM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man
"Wake me up when Newt drowns Marianne in an Oldsmobile"


25 posted on 01/19/2012 12:09:24 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: CodeToad

Guilty!


26 posted on 01/19/2012 12:09:34 PM PST by Bobalu (Newt is just the a-hole we need at a time like this)
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To: CodeToad

Eeeek! She defines guilty.


27 posted on 01/19/2012 12:11:45 PM PST by mnehring
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To: GOPJ

Let’s not forget that Newt married Marianne. Extremely poor judgement on his part. But once he married her, his duty was to remain faithful. If she was crazy enough or mean enough that he did not want to be married to her, he should have left her.

It was wrong for Newt to find a new partner while still married to Marianne. I believe that Newt has stated publicly that he has made many mistakes and he is sorry for them. It is our job to make a judgement about whether or not he is sincere is saying that he was wrong, has repented, received forgiveness from God and people where he could and has grown as a person. To be honest, the jury is still out for me. I am an agnostic about Newt who will have to decide when it is time to vote in the primary in my state.

All that being said, Marianne would have been better served to let it go and to keep her mouth shut. And I would crawl over broken glass to vote for Newt over 0bama.


28 posted on 01/19/2012 12:13:51 PM PST by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts so good.)
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To: Bobalu

Also read her brilliant reason for doing this (again).

Says she heard something said negative about her by someone on a radio program.

So she decided to start giving interviews so that Newt can’t depict her as an evil person, which she says is what was happening.

Does that make any sense? Is it just possible she’s a creep?


29 posted on 01/19/2012 12:15:03 PM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: Bobalu

Also read her brilliant reason for doing this (again).

Says she heard something said negative about her by someone on a radio program.

So she decided to start giving interviews so that Newt can’t depict her as an evil person, which she says is what was happening.

Does that make any sense? Is it just possible she’s a creep?


30 posted on 01/19/2012 12:16:11 PM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: Boardwalk
I heard Rush say today that he knew Marianne from way back when and she was not at all comfortable in the spotlight and Newt thought that could hurt him at that time.

She doesn't seem to mind being in the spotlight now...

The w*tch seems to be a control freak - a liar (about the spotlight thing) and a mean one ...

31 posted on 01/19/2012 12:16:33 PM PST by GOPJ (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: CodeToad
She looks like crap. Mean, bitter, and angry is no way to go through life.

Not to beat up on the mean, bitter and angry--but she also has the face and eyes of a heavy drinker.

32 posted on 01/19/2012 12:16:33 PM PST by Right_in_Virginia
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To: US Navy Vet

Hope it turns out badly for ABC, too.


33 posted on 01/19/2012 12:17:41 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: montag813
From Gail Sheehy's Vanity Fair interview, The Inner Quest of Newt Gingrich

I guess Marianne really meant it!
34 posted on 01/19/2012 12:18:41 PM PST by Girlene
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To: Terry Mross

—She was cheating with him when he was married to his first wife.—

I hear it’s hardest for “tweeners”.


35 posted on 01/19/2012 12:20:04 PM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: montag813

I’m confused. When Bill Clinton had affairs, harrassed women, etc...Repubs were told it was his personal life and had nothing to do with politics.

OK. so why does it matter with Newt and Cain?

(I notice X Mrs Newt is quite, unfortunately-looking)


36 posted on 01/19/2012 12:24:02 PM PST by sevinufnine (Sevin - "If we do not fight when we know we can win, we'll have to fight when we know we will lose")
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To: montag813
Perhaps in the grand scheme of things she has a right to be bitter; however this was in 1995 regarding her statement. To call her a sicko is a bit over the top.

Open marriage or divorce while hiding another woman on the scene is not for a good line of communications to remain open. Husbands have suffered far worse injury for the same actions. Newt has stated he was young and foolish then. It is what it is.

But the Kennedy's had an open marriage, and no one really knew then through a 24/7 media; and still later after the movies, miniseries, books etc made no difference to those who loved "their image of".

The media can now be just viewed like the old Inquirer, Star etc or those tabloid papers at the check-out, you read on the surface as was just too ashamed to buy.

On the other hand, I caught late at night, the Oprah interview rerun with Christie and family; and found it quite good in comparison to how most are presented, like a typical a studio setting for a Walters interview. The NJ setting was especially good, showed a real family with real lives, "the kitchen", the chores the kids hate, daughter's Facebook issue on privacy til perhaps 16, his ongoing battle with weight, but now has a trainer; and why he responds as he does to statements he says are only disguised as questions. How he could never work for anyone and laughed it couldn't happen as VP. He continues on that he is not going anywhere. One family plus point as President would mean his son would not have to empty the dishwasher anymore--people are hired to do that. But although Mrs Christie could see them in the WH, the kids were not so sure and didnt want to move. Age can change that, and they are getting older. Warm, humorous and effective. Came off well.

Newt does not give off those warm and fuzzy family feelings like Christie, but doesn't mean he would not be a good Commander-in-chief to do the job required.

37 posted on 01/19/2012 12:28:59 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: Right_in_Virginia

“but she also has the face and eyes of a heavy drinker.”

No doubt. She looks like a hagged out drunk.


38 posted on 01/19/2012 12:30:10 PM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
It does show that he really knows how to pick the nuts and the sluts, a three-time loser--I'm not looking forward to that Callista as First Homewrecker. All that plastic hair and trowelled-on makeup, looks like Eurotrash.

However, I am going to be voting for Newt on Saturday. All I ask is that he doesn't get Callista out to campaign for him. Yuck. I cannot stand the looks of her.

39 posted on 01/19/2012 12:30:27 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Williams
So she decided to start giving interviews so that Newt can’t depict her as an evil person, which she says is what was happening.

I haven't heard Newt mention Marianne by name in any of his appearences in YEARS. How could he depict her as evil, if he hasn't even talked about her?

40 posted on 01/19/2012 12:31:43 PM PST by RockinRight (If you're waiting to drink until you find pure water, you're going to die of dehydration.)
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To: Truth is a Weapon
All that being said, Marianne would have been better served to let it go and to keep her mouth shut. And I would crawl over broken glass to vote for Newt over 0bama.

I agree with almost everything you've said. It would have been better if Newt had not been unfaithful - sexually - and if she had not been unfaithful - spiritually. Neither of them upheld the highest or even the minimum standards of a good marriage.

If we were voting for 'husband of the year' - I wouldn't vote for Newt. But that's not what we're voting for....

I feel more anger toward the press - a group that would NEVER trash a democrat for anything even like this - or anything a thousand times worse.

It's time to pull the right of the MSM to decide that conservative candidates MUST be pure as the driven snow. While dems can wallow in whatever filth and corruption they can find...

Like you I would crawl over broken glass to vote for Newt over Obama... Like you, I wish for a better world...

41 posted on 01/19/2012 12:32:27 PM PST by GOPJ (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: GOPJ
Edwards was noodling his “videographer” while his wife was dying of cancer...and how long did the press sit on that story to protect him? They hinted at a scandal in a presidential campaignn, but would never publish the info until the National Enquirer forced their hand.
42 posted on 01/19/2012 12:45:41 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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43 posted on 01/19/2012 12:45:46 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: musicman

I have a humorous friend who one day joked and said things like this is why you hear stories about men putting their wives in wood chippers rather than getting a divorce. My take is, the Jerry Springer show was created just for her.


44 posted on 01/19/2012 1:05:16 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Fox News: "We bash Newt. You vote for Romney!")
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To: Truth is a Weapon
It was wrong for Newt to find a new partner while still married to Marianne. I believe that Newt has stated publicly that he has made many mistakes and he is sorry for them. It is our job to make a judgement about whether or not he is sincere is saying that he was wrong, has repented, received forgiveness from God and people where he could and has grown as a person. To be honest, the jury is still out for me. I am an agnostic about Newt who will have to decide when it is time to vote in the primary in my state.

We are not voting for a saint, we are voting for the politician who will challenge the guy who is fully intent upon destroying this country. I want someone nominated who can take him out (politically speaking, of course), not some hyper-moral milquetoast who will lose. We tried that route with Carter after the mess of Watergate and associated scandals - how'd that work out for us? Seems to me that we're STILL dealing with the consequences of people in 1976 not voting with their heads, but with their hearts - Iran comes to mind.

The Perfect is the enemy of the Good.

That said, I certainly feel more comfortable that Newt has had enough humility to publicly state, on more than one occasion, that he did wrong, was sorry, and was walking the correct path now. Remember, we humans are purposely designed to be imperfect - our job is to improve ourselves, not to be perfect since that is impossible.

45 posted on 01/19/2012 1:50:24 PM PST by Ancesthntr (Bibi to Odumbo: Its not going to happen.)
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To: montag813

gee, she would go out the next day and UNDERMINE him??? No WONDER they are divorced. She can’t keep a secret either. Not GOOD in a political spouse!


46 posted on 01/19/2012 2:07:17 PM PST by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes, it will be seen for what it is...and Drudge is nothing more than a media whore type for trying to make this sound like a big deal. How ridiculous.


47 posted on 01/19/2012 2:11:37 PM PST by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter")
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I agree!!

48 posted on 01/19/2012 2:48:39 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: GOPJ

The following quote tells more about her then it does about him: “Newt Gingrich met Marianne Ginther in 1981 at a fund-raiser. She was 30. She had just broken up with a married man and father of three whom she had dated for some time. ...”


49 posted on 01/19/2012 3:00:20 PM PST by This I Wonder32460
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To: This I Wonder32460
“Newt Gingrich met Marianne Ginther in 1981 at a fund-raiser. She was 30. She had just broken up with a married man and father of three whom she had dated for some time. ...”

Interesting...

50 posted on 01/19/2012 3:02:27 PM PST by GOPJ (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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