I was going to write about this, last time Rachel spoke on the issue, and I forgot. Now, I don't have to! The article excerpted below did a nice enough job. Before that, though, is one of Rachel's early Newt takedowns.There have been many since, but this one is comprehensive.
Why Do Other Pundits Skip Maddow's Reporting on Newt's Alleged Scams?
Maddow first pointed out how Gingrich - apparently mistakenly - chose a strip club as the recipient of one of his scammy awards. The catch, of course, is that in order to pick up their award, recipients needed to fork over $5,000.00 to Gingrich's organization. The award got more attention than Gingrich probably wanted, when the strip club owner - seeing the humor in the situation - gladly accepted the award, anxious to show off the signed gavel owed her. Maddow reported that Gingrich rescinded the award and the dinner invitation that went with it, when he realized the nature of the business involved. Unfortunately, that didn't stop Gingrich's organization from trying to scam the same business later on. (In the end, the gavel was passed on to Maddow as a souvenir.). . .
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