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Newtonian Morality

See, when I smoked pot it was illegal, but not immoral. Now, it is illegal AND immoral. The law didn’t change, only the morality… That’s why you get to go to jail and I don’t.

Newt Gingrich in 1996. In 1997 Gingrich proposed a law that would invoke the death penalty for possession of as little as 200 joints, which is about the same volume as a carton of cigarettes.

I think Newt is not only guilty of serial adultery, he’s also guilty of serial hypocrisy.