Do Long Marriages Mean Better Presidents?

Two weeks ago, back on November 3, I noted that a long-standing and scandalous "legend" about Newt Gingrich was being refuted by his daughter: We’ve all heard the story about how Newt Gingrich — heartless, horrible man — went to his cancer-stricken wife’s hospital bed and told her he wanted a divorce. We heard it so often, we believed it. I admit, I believed it. Did you? Of course, I was far from the first to notice; Doug Mataconis explored the story back in May of 2011, after … [Read more...]