Pastor’s viral rant: Gingrich is ‘the GOP’s Kim Kardashian’
In perhaps one of the most breathless condemnations of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to come from America’s right in years, Pastor Cary Gordon of Sioux City, Iowa has published a video that labels the presidential candidate as “the GOP’s Kim Kardashian.”
Kardashian, the daughter of an attorney for athlete O.J. Simpson, who got her own reality show after appearing in a self-made pornographic video, recently split from husband and basketball player Kris Humphries after a short-lived, tumultuous relationship.
That’s the crux of Pastor Cary’s analogy: he suggests Gingrich is a morality-free, untrustworthy man who has traded in his marriages “like used cars.”
Gingrich, who’s on his third marriage, divorced his first wife the day after she had surgery for uterine cancer, and divorced his second wife shortly after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. After both divorces, he married his mistress.
“The guy is the walking, talking definition of untrustworthy,” Carey said, going on to compare him to former Senator John Edwards (D-NC), who, after running on the Democrats’ presidential ticket with Senator John Kerry (D-MA) in 2004, cheated on his wife after she was diagnosed with cancer.
This video was published to YouTube on Dec. 7, 2011.