An article of liberal faith, repeated whenever the man’s name is mentioned to prove that Newt Gingrich is a heinous individual, is apparently like most of everything else that liberals believe and say; that is, not true.
From a column by Jackie Gingrich Cushman, writing about her parents’ divorce:
So, to correct the record, here is what happened: My mother, Jackie Battley Gingrich, is very much alive, and often spends time with my family. I am lucky to have such a “Miracle Mom,” as I titled her in a column this week.
As for my parents’ divorce, I can remember when they told me.
It was the spring of 1980.
I was 13 years old, and we were about to leave Fairfax, Va., and drive to Carrollton, Ga., for the summer. My parents told my sister and me that they were getting a divorce as our family of four sat around the kitchen table of our ranch home.
Soon afterward, my mom, sister and I got into our light-blue Chevrolet Impala and drove back to Carrollton.
Later that summer, Mom went to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta for surgery to remove a tumor. While she was there, Dad took my sister and me to see her.
It is this visit that has turned into the infamous hospital visit about which many untruths have been told.
She goes on to say that her mother’s tumor was benign, and that she is alive and well today. The divorce was her mother’s idea, according to Ms. Cushman.
Perhaps our liberal friends are just confused. There was a famous politician with a wife who died of cancer, but he never asked her for a divorce before she passed away. Instead, he cheated on her and fathered a love child with another woman. Liberals don’t like to talk about him because he was one of them.
As we have often noted, liberals don’t get mad when you lie about them. They get mad when you tell the truth about them. With conservatives, it is precisely the opposite.
This slanderous “fact” about Newt, which is “common knowledge” in liberal circles is–dare I say it?–a lie.
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