A reader says no to Gingrich
writes (January 29):
There are a lot of reasons to dislike both Gingrich and Romney, but the fact that Newt’s major patron is the odious Sheldon Adelson is one of them. The major media have gone on the scent, just recently, with an article in Time magazine and today a front page expose in the NY Times. This knowledge appears to have erupted suddenly. I predict outrage will follow.
Posted by Lawrence Auster at January 31, 2012 10:38 AM | Send
Adelson is horrible, and even if he were a nice billionaire, I would disagree, on principle, with the idea that a man who has literally nothing to offer American voters can continue his candidacy based on an infusion of cash from a rich man. I know that’s the way the world works, but it’s wrong. I hope Newt is booted from the campaign quickly and that Adelson can take his casino billions elsewhere.
I’m not sure why I call Mr. Gingrich “Newt.” Maybe it’s because he reminds me of something odioius from Macbeth: “Eye of newt, toe of frog… “