Scrutiny of Newt Begins

With his rise in the polls, look for Newt Gingrich to become the object of acute scrutiny. The man is an opposition reseracher's dream - talkative in the extreme and uncautious in thought. John McWhorter, at TNR, begins his examination today.

Just $5 a month supports NCR's independent Catholic journalism.

We are committed to keeping our online journalism open and available to as many readers as possible. To do that, we need your help. Join NCR Forward, our new membership program.


Looking for comments?

We've suspended comments on for a while. If you missed that announcement, learn more about our decision here.