Thursday, January 19, 2012

Gingrich: Country is worth the pain of personal attacks

The Hill's Cameron Joseph reports on Newt Gingrich's reply in South Carolina today to a question about his infidelities (emphasis added).

“I am 68 years old. I am a grandfather. We entered this race, and we had to think this through for a year because we knew we’d get beaten up, we knew we’d get lied about, we knew we’d get smeared, we knew there’d be nasty attack ads, and we decided the country was worth the pain."