Skip to comments.Newt Brings Gaelic Fury To The GOP Race
Posted on 01/23/2012 10:45:21 AM PST by RoosterRedux
"Kit" Daugherty's fine broth of a boy just upended Republican politics.
Newt Gingrich's winning streak may not last. But, until then, American voters have front row seats to enjoy something very old. Julius Caesar's troops experienced it when they landed in Britannia in 55 B.C. CNN's John King just experienced it too. And he's still walking funny - which is a lucky break for him.
After South Carolina's GOP primary, Mitt Romney's missing a few teeth.
How did this happen? Well, Governor Romney, shake hands with Gaelic fury.
The Gaelic Fury is Newt Gingrich, son of Kathleen Daugherty and one Newton Leroy McPherson. Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Newt was raised by his Mom and stepdad after his parents divorced. Most honorably, Gingrich's step-father adopted Newt and gave him his name.
Newt proudly calls the late Robert Gingrich (a career Army officer) his father. And, just as, until recently, only the Italians knew Rick Santorum was Italian, most people don't know that Newt Gingrich is a son of the Emerald Isle. Besides being a politician, Gingrich is a former college professor and a very learned man - an Emory graduate, with a Masters and a Ph.D from Tulane. That, too, is only fitting for a man whose birth parents' ancestors came from the Land of Saints and Scholars.
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My prayers belong to Newt Gingrich!
Anyone have an Irish ping list? LOL
Romney speaks to neither (but he looks awfully presidential staring off at the horizon, eh?).
It’ll be interesting to see at what point Gingrich’s bloodline meets up with Reagan’s. Some genealogist will let us know before too long. Maybe even connect them to O’Bama.
Gaelic blood is very common among US Presidents: Barky, Clinton, Andrew Jackson, James Polk, James Buchanan, Ulysses Grant, William McKinley, John F. Kennedy, and one of the best: Ronald Reagan.
God invented alcohol to keep the Irish from taking over the world.
Newton Daugherty-Macpherson-Gingrich wait till the Irish part of the family/country hears this.
The Newt minority vote: Gaelic-Americans LOL
Remember John “Kerry” with his adopted Gaelic name riding in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade...100 Phony!!!
When Newt converted back to Catholicism, he said he experienced an inner peace he had never know before.
Remember John “Kerry” with his adopted Gaelic name riding in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade...100% Phony!!!
Came home to his roots.
Amusing, but I still like Santorum.
Scots Irish helped win the Revolutionary War. They hated the British. More of them volunteered than any other group (based on an article I read several years ago).
I do, too.
Not that I know about.
I hadn’t thought about that!
Bred by English gamekeepers in the 19th to assist in guarding estates, the Bullmastiff is known as the Gamekeeper's Night Dog.
Scotch/Irish blood is common and revered in the South, but not the one in the pic.
Some of my ancestors just missed his path. Were later literally burned out of AL during Reconstruction, for resisting the corrupt occupation criminals.
They went GTT. Been here ever since.