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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Gingrich: Relentless Innovator


Frank Gregorsky has web-published a draft book chapter in pdf form. Based on his working with Newt Gingrich during 1978-83 and again in 1993-94, he distills Gingrich's method of operation and contends that it has never changed. You'll find nothing about religion or marital status -- instead, the profile is of a lifelong "political animal" who moves faster than he thinks. Pages 37 to 41 are a very helpful list of sources.

Full disclosure: I have known Frank since my own Capitol Hill days and he quotes me three or four times.