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Thu Jan 19, 2012, 09:43 PM

Frontline:Vanity Fair:Newt Gingrich from 1995

I think you can write a psychological profile of me that says I found a way to immerse my insecurities in a cause large enough to justify whatever I wanted it to." Newt Gingrich"

"Newt's friends have told me that his primary references are movies. They have informed his heroic ideal. "When he watches John Wayne or Jimmy Stewart on TV, he lives out these movies," says Melvin Steely, a former colleague at West Georgia College."

"I'm a mythical person," says Newt, no stranger to revolutions. "I had a period of thinking that I would have been called 'Newt the McPherson,' as in Robert the Bruce."

"Robert the Bruce," Newt continues, "is the guy who would not, could not, avoid fighting...He carried the burden of being Scotland." Like the Bruce, Newt feels he must carry the burden of being his nation."

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/newt/vanityfair1.html


Also, read the part where Marianne Gingrich talks about her not wanting Newt to be President.

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Solly Mack Jan 2012 OP
marmar Jan 2012 #1
Solly Mack Jan 2012 #5
riverwalker Jan 2012 #2
Solly Mack Jan 2012 #6
PA Democrat Jan 2012 #3
Solly Mack Jan 2012 #4

Response to Solly Mack (Original post)

Thu Jan 19, 2012, 09:48 PM

1. Es muy loco en la cabeza.....




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Response to marmar (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 20, 2012, 12:34 AM

5. That's Newt the McFiercely Delusional

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Response to Solly Mack (Original post)

Thu Jan 19, 2012, 10:24 PM

2. Robert the Bruce

didn't get a draft deferment for himself while sending others.

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Response to riverwalker (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 20, 2012, 12:34 AM

6. Robert didn't think he was in a real life John Wayne movie either..

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Response to Solly Mack (Original post)

Thu Jan 19, 2012, 10:31 PM

3. Thanks for posting that.

Newt's feigned outrage over the opening question at tonight's debate comes as no surprise after reading that article. He is all about the theatrics and the attention. He sees himself as the John Wayne of the political world. Morality and rules are for other people.

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Response to PA Democrat (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 20, 2012, 12:28 AM

4. You're welcome

Delusions of grandeur R Newt.

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