Gingrich’s First Divorce

May 13 2011 @ 12:47pm

It has become almost settled wisdom that Newt told his first wife he was divorcing her while she was in hospital with uterine cancer. In fact-checking my column for this week, I came across the following first-hand testimony that this is untrue. More people, it seems to me, should acknowledge this. I was previously unaware of the rebuttal.