On Thursday, Newt Gingrich joined Donald Trump cheerleader Sean Hannity for an interview on the Fox News host’s radio show. The former speaker of the House apparently thought that he could be the guy to explain away the scandal involving Trump and former Miss Universe Alicia Machado but the only thing he did was make himself look like an even bigger fool than we all thought he was anyway.
During the interview with Hannity, Gingrich blamed the Machado not on Trump, but on Hillary Clinton by making the most ridiculous claim:
This is the new Benghazi lie.
The conservative imbecile goes on to say that the entire Machado story is based on a lie. Ironically, just a few hours after Gingrich disrespected the memories of the Benghazi victims by comparing them to a sexual harassment scandal, Trump took to Twitter to attack Machado and Clinton until after 5 o’clock in the morning. Furthermore, there is proof that Trump called the Miss Universe winner fat and he did it again the morning after the debate thus proving that Hillary was correct when she pointed out his sexism.
It’s not surprising that Gingrich is going after Hillary the way he is, it runs way deeper than just an ordinary election for him. Way back in 1998, the House of Representatives, led by Speaker Newt Gingrich, voted to impeach President Bill Clinton. The ensuing trial, $80 million bill to taxpayers and failure to get a conviction ultimately led to Newt resigning from his position. Now, almost twenty years later, an vengeful Gingrich is trying to punish Hillary Clinton for his own failures.
Like Donald Trump, Gingrich misplaces his anger and lashes out at other people when he fails. That is, perhaps, why he is such a big supporter of the Republican presidential nominee (or maybe it’s the fact that The Donald has been married multiple times just like he has). Whatever the reason, his latest attack on Hillary is not only stupid, it is outrageous.