The Daily Sandwich

"We have to learn the lesson that intellectual honesty is fundamental for everything we cherish." -Sir Karl Popper

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Planet Newt

Newt Gingrich. You've got to hand it to the guy for not losing his ,uh, "positive self-image" after his ethics problems while in office and the sleazy stories of his multiple marriages. Maybe he should start his own religion. 'Gingritology,' perhaps.

When asked about a 2008 presidential bid:

"I'm going to tell you something, and whether or not it's plausible given the world you come out of is your problem," he tells Fortune. "I am not 'running' for president. I am seeking to create a movement to win the future by offering a series of solutions so compelling that if the American people say I have to be president, it will happen."