2012 Watch, Newt G: Hard Work Made Me Cheat

Former Speaker Newt Gingrich always had a couple things really going for him: intelligence and strategic thinking. So, what, exactly, happened here? Gingrich spoke about his presidential ambitions to the Christian Broadcasting Network, and in between identifying the threat by "secular, atheist, elitism" poses along with "radical Islamists" to "Judeo-Christian civilization" (all excellent pandering phrases), he finally dipped his toe into the turbulent water known as I-had-an-affair-with-a-congressional-staffer-while-impeaching-President-Clinton-for-adultery". Here's the money quote: There's no question at times of my life, partially driven by how passionately I felt about this country, that I worked far too hard and things happened in my life that were not appropriate."