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Todd Palin Announces He’s Endorsing Newt Gingrich. In Other News, Nobody Cares.

January 10, 2012 13 comments

I’m sure the Newt Gingrich campaign is basking in the glow of yet another endorsement.  But who is Todd Palin again?

Oh yeah, he’s Sarah’s “first gentleman”.  The same Sarah who still hasn’t entirely ruled out running for President in 2012 even though she’s way past the point of no return.  The same Sarah who decided to take a break from the political arena to film her own reality show.

But I digress.

I don’t believe that Todd Palin’s endorsement is going to bring any more than five additional votes to Newt Gingrich.  I’m not sure why he even felt the need to go public with his endorsement in the first place.

Come to think of it, I’m not sure why I even decided that I needed to comment on this at all.

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Newt Gingrich’s Lesbian Half-Sister Will Vote For Barack Obama

December 8, 2011 13 comments

In what probably won’t come as a huge surprise, Candace Gingrich-Jones, the half-sister of Republican Presidential front-runner Newt Gingrich, has gone on record saying that she can’t support him in the race for President in 2012.  She plans on campaigning and voting for Barack Obama.

The sticking point?  Newt’s gay rights stance.  Gingrich takes the socially conservative view that opposes gay marriage while Gingrich-Jones, who is a lesbian, is an LGBT activist.  Gingrich-Jones in an interview with CNBC’s Rachel Maddow explained that while the two were “mutually respectful” there was certainly a disagreement over the pair’s respective stands on gay rights.

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