NEWT GINGRICH'S BAD OLD DAYS

When Newt Gingrich was fighting his way through a horde of reporters into Border Books in Phoenix, Arizona, last Wednesday, it didn't take too much imagination to reduce the temperature by 70 degrees, raze the palm trees, and picture another gray-haired politician caught in press gridlock in Manchester, New Hampshire, in 1992, right after Gennifer Flowers made her charges against then-Governor Bill Clinton. Now it's Gingrich's turn, and it's Anne Manning, a former campaign worker, who went on the record for the first time in a just-published Vanity Fair article saying she had an affair with Gingrich while he was married...

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