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From a linguist's perspective, John McWhorter explains that Newt Gingrich is not smart ("you'll find that he's using artfully constructed rhetoric to cloak ideas that are simply wrong"):
Newt Gingrich told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer yesterday that uninsured Americans should receive health care coverage through charity organizations and “free clinics,” rather than government-sponsored programs. The former speaker of the House answered Blitzer’s question from Monday’s CNN/Tea Party debate about how the government should treat a 30-year-old uninsured man who needs months of intensive treatment: GINGRICH: Historically, we had charity.
Newt Gingrich has skyrocketed to the top of the Republican presidential field — and Democrats couldn't be more thrilled with their new target.