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So Callista Gingrich forced Newt's campaign implosion by dragging him on an Aegean cruise? Hardly-she's just joined Marsha Barbour and Cheri Daniels as the latest victim of the Gop's ugly new fad: Blame the wife.
The more I think about it, I'm starting to get a little disappointed in Richard Nixon. Why didn't his team ever figure out that all of his problems, from Watergate to pesky reporters to, well, the Jews, could so easily be dumped on his wife? "It's Pat-she drove us to these reckless decisions. We all tried to stop her." But those were the days when Republican wives were quiet homemakers in their "respectable cloth coats," not all uppity like Jackie Kennedy.
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Those days, apparently, are gone. The latest ugly fad in Gop circles is to blame everything on the Mrs. "The problem was the wife, »
- Matt Latimer
With the impending phase-out of traditional light bulbs in favor of energy efficient bulbs, Bret Baier asked the Fox News All Star Panel for their thoughts and they were not happy in the least. Charles Krauthammer and Fred Barnes were each upset with the "nanny state gone amok," but at least had humorous reactions to the potential need to hoard old bulbs. »
- Matt Schneider
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