Posts Tagged ‘Newt Gingrich’

The Needle: Doh! A Deer! Edition

Is Our Deer Learning?: Maybe it's not too late to change the award-winning designs of some of the new libraries around town. Because, apparently, the local fauna have trouble with lots of windows. A deer crashed through the plate glass in the interim library in Washington Highlands today, shattering the window; the deer had to [...]

Gingrich: Metro Riders Don’t Appreciate Homeownership

In a speech at a rally for homeownership, the Wall Street Journal reports that Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich explained basic American values and managed to bash the media, people who live in cities, and people who take public transit all at once:
Those who, you know, live in high-rise apartment buildings writing for fancy newspapers in [...]

Callista Gingrich Acts Like She’s Newt Gingrich’s Wife

The Post's new ladyblog—She The People—has a post musing on why Callista Gingrich, third wife of GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, isn't acting like The Other Woman. It includes such gems as:
Whether intentionally or not, the image she presents is all wife and no mistress. Formal and reserved in her red blazers, ruby lipstick and [...]

The Newt Pornographer Strikes Back: Gingrich Named Porn Fan of the Year by Scorned Dinner Date

Allison Vivas once thought she'd be spending Wednesday night in D.C. with Newt Gingrich. Then he stood her up.
Instead of getting mad, Vivas got even. So just as the Scandinavians were doling out the Nobel Peace Prize to President Obama, Gingrich was being named "Porn Fan of the Year."
Politics played a role in both awards.

This Just In: Gingrich’s Dinner Invite to Pornographer Was Real! But It’s Been Rescinded!

I just got a note from Dan Kotman, spokesman for Newt Gingrich's American Solutions for Winning the Future PAC, in response to my blog post about his boss naming a pornographer his choice for the "Entrepreneur of the Year Award."
After reading the City Desk post, Gingrich has officially withdrawn the award and dinner offer to [...]

Election 2008 Write-Ins: Newt Gingrich, Paris Hilton, and Other People Who Are Not President

In a thoroughly predictable turn of events, Hillary Clinton and Ron Paul were the write-in champions of 2008 (by all accounts a banner year for write-ins). That makes plenty of sense, given that both Clinton and Paul boasted die-hard adherents with a bit of a disenfranchisement complex.
To paraphrase President-elect Obama: "When people get [...]