Newt Gingrich & R.R.

Dear Reader,

Lyndon Johnson supposedly once remarked "If I've lost Cronkite, I've lost Middle America."  In his day, Cronkite was the news; he was "the most trusted man in America."  While The Drudge Report is no substitute for Cronkite's News Broadcast, it plays as large as a role as any other news source (including perhaps Fox News: "If it is on Drudge in the morning, it's on Fox in the afternoon.") in Republican Party politics.  It seems true that if Drudge wants to run with a story, it will be in the news.  And Drudge started running the Gingrich-Reagan story this morning:

One of the highlights of this article, posted there earlier:

Such was Gingrich’s faith in President Reagan that in 1985, he called Reagan’s meeting with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev “the most dangerous summit for the West since Adolf Hitler met with Neville Chamberlain in 1938 in Munich.”

And the day has only gotten worse.  See how it looked at 11:30 pm:

Is it true?  If you've lost Drudge, you've lost the Republican primary? 

--- Stag Staff