Wiles: Newt Brings Gaelic Fury To The GOP Race (15)

“Kit” Daugherty’s fine broth of a boy just upended Republican politics.

Newt Gingrich’s winning streak may not last. But, until then, American voters have front row seats to enjoy something very old. Julius Caesar’s troops experienced it when they landed in Britannia in 55 B.C. CNN’s John King just experienced it too. And he’s still walking funny – which is a lucky break for him.

After South Carolina’s GOP primary, Mitt Romney’s missing a few teeth.

How did this happen? Well, Governor Romney, shake hands with Gaelic fury.

The Gaelic Fury is Newt Gingrich, son of Kathleen Daugherty and one Newton Leroy McPherson. Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Newt was raised by his Mom and stepdad after his parents divorced. Most honorably, Gingrich’s step-father adopted Newt and gave him his name.

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Afternoon Updates:

12:13 pm EST, January 24th, 2012 — Newt’s Billionaire Benefactor to Drop Another $5M

12:16 pm EST, January 24th, 2012 — Barack Obama Is the Food Stamp President

12:17 pm EST, January 24th, 2012 — Tea Party rising for Newt Gingrich

12:18 pm EST, January 24th, 2012 — GOP Race ‘Beyond Anything Ever Seen’: Trump

12:19 pm EST, January 24th, 2012 — Georgia on Obama’s Mind?

12:20 pm EST, January 24th, 2012 — Gingrich hits $2 million fundraising goal

12:25 pm EST, January 24th, 2012 — It’s the Insurgents vs. Establishment in the GOP

12:27 pm EST, January 24th, 2012 – Gingrich: The rise of the hoi polloi

12:31 pm EST, January 24th, 2012 – Why Newt Could Win

“Newt’s now like one of those nuked Japanese film creatures that not only was not destroyed but is back, bigger, badder and more cheesed off than ever. ”

12:38 pm EST, January 24th, 2012 — Latest Polls

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