The New Yorker‘s John Cassidy asked readers to say nice things about Newt Gingrich. They did. He compiled it into a funny list titled “The 40 Nicest Things About Newt” that will confirm your best or worst prejudicial thoughts about the magazine’s readers.
Ex. “For a fat man, he doesn’t sweat that much.”
Read all 40.
I watched and tweeted last night’s debate, if you’re into that sort of thing. I can’t help myself.
Newt was clobbered about his lucrative $1.6 million consulting gig with Freddie Mac, and unconvincing in his insistence that he wasn’t really a lobbyist. But other than that, he was star of the debate.