Skip to comments.Gingrich: Love of country contributed to affair
Posted on 03/09/2011 3:13:24 PM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
ATLANTA (AP) Newt Gingrich says his passion for his country contributed to his marital infidelity. In an interview posted Wednesday by The Christian Broadcasting Network, Gingrich who recently converted to Catholicism said he had sought Gods forgiveness for mistakes in his past.
Theres no question at times of my life, partially driven by how passionately I felt about this country, that I worked far too hard and things happened in my life that were not appropriate, Gingrich said.
What I can tell you is that when I did things that were wrong, I wasnt trapped in situation ethics, I was doing things that were wrong, and yet, I was doing them, he said. I found that I felt compelled to seek Gods forgiveness. Not Gods understanding, but Gods forgiveness.
Forgiveness is real and necessary.
But is this may be a LITTLE too much baggage to bring into a campaign.
What say y'all?
I would vote for ANY Republican over Obozo, however.
Do you ever get the impression that Newt really likes himself?
What did Newt do - put a flag over their face?
|Thoughts for the day
Republicans win in 2012. They are going to try very hard to force an insider candidate like Gingrich or Romney on us.
Conservatives are kept too busy. Downsize some, and give a day a week to joining/starting Tea Party action groups if you really want things to change.
Get rid of the TV. Even the most aware people are swallowing subtle propaganda through the TV.
Muslim atrocities in the USA are sure to punctuate the next few years. When they occur, try to open the public debate about muslim immigration. With each new muslim atrocity, the level of public discussion about the issue deserves to increase.
I say that this article deserves a “barf alert”. Who does he think he’s kidding?
Sorry Newt. You’re better than Obama, but your still not up to it.
Newtie is NUTS!
Just Newt doing what newts do. Gets his a$$ handed to him, he just grows another one.
That's what SHE said.....
Anyone who can actually rationalize their bad behavior into something positive is mentally ill.
Poof Newt be gone!
Is there no level these guys won’t stoop to...
You got that right. Newt is a genius who will better serve us by churning out ideas. I have not heard anything from him against the New World Order or economic globalization. I no longer believe in unfettered free trade; he does.
If this theory is true, Bill Clinton must have REALLY LOVED HIS COUNTRY!
NO, Newt. Didn’t buy it then, don’t buy it now, won’t buy it anytime in the future. The biggest betrayal of all was when you sat with Nanny Pelosi and shared your true feelings about global warming.....you sold yourself out....and you continue to on anything at any time. Character counts, and yours is forever compromised.
Your ego keeps growing.......sadly, it’s inflated with hot air and bound to implode soon.
Honest. She meant nothing to me.
I was just doing my patriotic duty.
He didn’t fight hard enough for Term Limits. Wonder why?
Bill Clinton loved America repeatedly.
I’ve met him and talked with him. He’s brilliant. But I still don’t think I’d vote for him.
GINGRICH: “Sweetheart, I banged this broad because dammit! I love America so much..greatest country in the world (sniff)”
Newt is always about newt, what a piece of work,
Please go away Newt.
Newt is playing to the liberals.
Well... that’s an original one!
What was the woman’s name, America?....I was going to go a little further, but, err, no.
I will vote for an across the board conservative.
There will be at leat one running again.
If the Republicans run one, it will be theirs, and if not they chose to try to win without those of us who will not vote for a liberal again.
I won’t vote for a liberal no matter what brand name it is.
For the love of one's country is a terrible thing.
It banishes fear with the speed of a flame
And it makes us all part of the patriot game.
Yeah, real genius at work there. Like the time he cut the commercial sitting on the couch with none other than San Fran Nan telling us about the eeeeevils of anthropogenic Globull Warming. Yep, that dude is a freakin' genius! So much so he's already been run out of town once. Believe Newt at your own peril......
“I would vote for ANY Republican over Obozo, however.”
It turns my stomach to have to start thinking this early about the 2012 election and holding my nose with a puke bag at my side as I push the button on the ballot machine.
Sorry,this is an excerpt...forgot to hit the “excerpt” button.
This has to be one of the all time best lines I have ever heard! It's on a par with “haven't we met before”? Gotta love ole Nute. Next thing you know, he's gonna think we are stupid enough to vote for him, LOL! What an arrogant, condescending, self aggrandizing piece of crap! Did I forget anything?
Well, if the nominee’s Elmer Gantry, Willard, or Newt I’m staying home election day and getting plastered.
I refuse to compromise on any more RINOs. If the GOP is stupid enough to put one up again like they did with Juan McLame four years ago, then we deserve another Obama term.
John Edwards only loved his country twice, but Charlie Sheen loves his country twice a night!
Sounds like the WH would guarantee him a 4th wife.
Pray for America
He’s nuts if he thinks anyone will buy that.
But then... Obama wants us to think that he destroyed our health care system because of his love for America.
Most. Patriotic. Man. Ever.
Romney is a Republican.
President Obama has praised Romneycare as the model for Obamacare.
Lindsey “Cap and Tax” Grahmnesty is nominally a Republican.
It’s worse that Hussein trying to tell us his polls were in the toilet because he didn’t spend enough time telling us about the great things he was doing to us.
FUNG and the limo you rode in on!
Newt’s “sell-by date” is long past. He is making excuses for his actions ... blaming them on externals.
Let get him front and center early on so we can get the rejection over with and move on.
LOL good one.
I was pulling my punches a little. Note my tagline, and NO MORE RINOS!!!!
I hear you. I’ve never doubted that he’s an intelligent man, but he is very flawed.
Bizarre. Newt won’t recover from this.