Friday, January 28, 2011

UK: Gingrich's legacy to be revisited?

The Economist

The ghost of Gingrich
Remember that thriller from 15 years ago? Prepare for a sequel, or two

"HISTORY never repeats itself exactly, whether as tragedy or farce, but when Barack Obama gave his state-of-the-union address to Congress this week there was no escaping the ethereal presence of a spirit from time past. Many of the greyer Republican heads, inevitably, were consulting their memories of 1995, and in particular of the antics at that time of one of America’s most pyrotechnical politicians, Newt Gingrich."

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