The Network That Newt Built

Newt Gingrich seemed as affable and camera-confident as Pat Sajak or any seasoned TV personality last week when he introduced a colorized version of his beloved Boys Town on the TNT network, intoning that the message was, "You have to love people enough to want to change them, not just feel their pain." But Gingrich was smooth for a reason: he's no amateur when it comes to cable TV. The new Speaker already has his own program each week, The Progress Report, a political talk show on National Empowerment Television, the 24-hour cable network devoted to promulgating conservative opinion. On The...

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