Political reincarnation: What’s old is Newt again
Newt Gingrich is both an historian and a futurist. Does he also believe in reincarnation? Aspects of his candidacy echo primaries past and give the feeling of political dÃ©jÃ vu. That Gingrich’s marital history doesn’t seem to concern most voters is a measure of how much society has changed since 1964, when similar circumstances may have cost Nelson Rockefeller the nomination.