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Newt Gingrich, Pseudo-Intellectual Free-Trade Kool-Aid Drinker

Ian Fletcher | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics
Ian Fletcher

How did Gingrich end up with such appalling ideas? I can't plumb his personality, but one of his worst liabilities, on a personal and political level, is his astonishing pseudo-intellectualism.

Calamity Newt Asks the Right Question

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Despite Newt Gingrich's gift for self-immolation he shouldn't be dismissed as a 2010 GOP presidential candidate. He has provided the clearest statement of how Republicans will run against Obama and Democrats.

The Strengths and Weaknesses of American Exceptionalism

David Coates | Posted 06.29.2011 | Politics
David Coates

The link between economic growth and inequality is something that conservative politicians push at us all the time. Unfortunately for the Right, the relationship between values, prosperity and power is not quite as they would have it.