This article makes the argument that Newt Gingrich has been successful particularly in the South Carolina primary campaign by portraying himself as something that he is not, and by denouncing a group that he is undoubtedly a member of. The editorial explains that Gingrich has made arguments himself that use the technique of appealing to pathos by claiming that he sides with Americans who believe that are being unfairly treated by a group that he calls the "national establishment." The editorial goes on to argue that Gingrich is and has been a member of the group that he has tried to denounce, citing the fact that he was a long time lobbyist for Freddie Mac, among other evidence. The editorial claims that Gingrich used his "blind, destructive anger" towards the president and his " hatred of the news media" to win over voters in South Carolina.
Falsehoods portrayed by Newt Gingrich
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