Update to: Here is the Newt story in context, note his daughters support.

An updated text:
Amazing.  After more than a decade,  I find myself having to listen to the “same ol same ol.”  Are the stories of Newt’s infidelity true?  Yes,  of course.  But they are old news – perhaps I should say, “They are old old news.”  In this post,  I deal with two issues being used against the Speaker


A look at the developing story against Newt includes this headline.  First of all,  his ex does not have Multiple Sclerosos and,  secondly,  this story is far from being a “shock claim.”  It has been public knowledge from more than a decade 

This really is old old news.


Here is a really stupid statement from a media prostitute who is pretending to be unbiased  -  and she writes for Politico, the same bunch that did-in Herman Cain.

“But based on her comments in the past about their relationship - Marianne Gingrich has said her then-husband called to ask for a divorce by phone while she was visiting her mother for her birthday in Ohio, and while he was leading the charge against Bill Clinton over Sexgate - it seems unlikely that this is going to be a positive thing for Gingrich at a time when his candidacy is surging.”  (linked source)

“It seems unlikely that this is going to be positive” is such an obvious conclusion as to be idiotic.  In this idiocy,  the statement reveals the woman’s bias (the author is a woman).  Politico is all about winning the election for Obama.  We need to ignore this bunch of media thugs.  Of course,  this story cannot be ignored,  but , for the most part,  I have stopped using Politico  -  certainly never as a “news” source. 

Here is a letter from Newt’s two daughters taken from the Newt campaign.  I will let it be the last word on this matter. 

The failure of a marriage is a terrible and emotional experience for everyone involved.  Anyone who has had that experience understands it is a personal tragedy filled with regrets, and sometimes differing memories of events.
We will not say anything negative about our father’s ex-wife.  He has said before, privately and publicly, that he regrets any pain he may have caused in the past to people he loves.
ABC News or other campaigns may want to talk about the past, just days before an important primary election.  But Newt is going to talk to the people of South Carolina about the future– about job creation, lower taxes, and about who can defeat Barack Obama by providing the sharpest contrast to his damaging, extreme liberalism.  We are confident this is the conversation the people of South Carolina are interested in having.
Our father is running for President because of his grandchildren – so they can inherit the America he loves.  To do that, President Obama must be defeated.  And as the only candidate in the race, including Obama, who has actually helped balance the national budget, create jobs, reform welfare, and cut taxes and spending, Newt felt compelled to run - to serve his country and safeguard his grandchildren's future.

Maybe this letter will add some balance to this story.  Case closed. 

Update:  this story is very similar to the one Marianne gave to Esquire back in 2010.  

Also,  why did ABC "News" release this story now,  instead of next Monday?  Because the Drudge Report caught wind of the release,  ran the headline this morning,  and forced ABC's hand,  showing it to be the biased story that it is.   closed.