Thursday, January 19, 2012

GOP Field About to be Down to 3, As Perry Drops Out, Newt Blasted by Ex-Wife

Rick Perry officially dropped out this morning, now tonight, Newt's ex-wife will end any remaining changes he had for the GOP nomination, curteousy this story from ABC.   That leaves the field down to Paul, Mitt, and Santorum.  

Newt Gingrich lacks the moral character to serve as President, his second ex-wife Marianne told ABC News, saying his campaign positions on the sanctity of marriage and the importance of family values do not square with what she saw during their 18 years of marriage.

In her first television interview since the 1999 divorce, to be broadcast tonight on Nightline, Marianne Gingrich, a self-described conservative Republican, said she is coming forward now so voters can know what she knows about Gingrich.
In her most provocative comments, the ex-Mrs. Gingrich said Newt sought an "open marriage" arrangement so he could have a mistress and a wife.
She said when Gingrich admitted to a six-year affair with a Congressional aide, he asked her if she would share him with the other woman, Callista, who is now married to Gingrich.
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