Ecclesiastical and political pragmatism, with a beat
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Not That Newt Ever Actually Mentions Him
Zack C. Smith writes that Newt Gingrich's mentor was not Ronald Reagan but Richard Nixon, who inspired him to create the Conservative Opportunity Society. It's true: Whenever Nixon visited Washington in the late 1980s, he'd make time to huddle with Gingrich at 37's D.C. headquarters, One Washington Circle Hotel.