Why Newt Is So Much Fun to Watch

He's older and wiser, but as refreshingly unorthodox as ever

"How many of you have ever used an automatic bank machine overseas?" Newt Gingrich asks, and since this is a pretty affluent New Hampshire audience, a fair number of people raise their hand. "Do you get impatient waiting for the money? You're 4,674 miles from home, in a foreign banking system, and there's your money, in 11 seconds on average. Now, say you're a small-business owner wiped out by Hurricane Katrina. How long does it take the Federal Government to respond to your emergency loan application? More...

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