Newt and the Balanced Budget -- Media Used to Give Gingrich Credit

By Larry Elder - September 20, 2012

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When Bill Clinton spoke at the Democratic National Convention, he took credit for balancing the budget. That Clinton basked in his achievement, of course, surprises no one. Nor is it surprising the media failed to remind people of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., and his role in pulling this off. Still, at one time, the media, without reservation, gave credit to Gingrich for making a...

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