Gingrich Having too Good a Time to Quit

Even without a chance to win the GOP nomination, the former House speaker has a lot to gain.

Newt Gingrich isn’t exactly playing to win in his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential nomination. In fact, he’s more than content being the party’s “problemee” than its nominee.

Being the big thorn in the nomination process is fine with him. It’s comfortable territory for the former party rebel and firebrand who shook up the GOP establishment two decades ago and led the 1994 Republican revolution.

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Richard Sammon
Senior Associate Editor, The Kiplinger Letter