12 Dec '11, 9pm

Newt Gingrich is Working on a Book About Climate Change

Newt Gingrich is Working on a Book About Climate Change

Gage Skidmore via Flickr /CC BY-SA 2.0 Newt Gingrich is a hard man to read. He's running for president, but until his fellow non-Romney aspirants' campaigns imploded one by one and he was the last (semi) electable man standing, nobody took his candidacy seriously. Least of all himself--his entire campaign team quit early on, and he was was found vacationing in Hawaii while his competitors were crisscrossing the nation. And he doesn't seem to have any particularly firm policy ideals, though he does think it'd be a good idea to put inner city children to work doing janitorial detail at their schools and to mine minerals from the moon. Until relatively recently, in other words, conventional wisdom has had it that his 'presidential campaign' was more of a glamorized speaking tour designed to raise his public profile so he could rake in higher speaking fees and preemptively pro...

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