Washington--Newt Gingrich wants to be a role model for the poor, because he believes he is the man to do it.
"I think the poor need a role model like me, someone that didn't want to do the hard work to become a tenured professor. They need someone like me to show them that they can always remarry, as long as they pay their ex-spouses enough money. Oh, wait they are poor--bad example." Newt told some commentator on Fox News.
Newt made some comments about the poor not having good role models, and his comments did have a hint of racism in them without the nasty taste that comes with labeling the targets of his comments.
"I just want to clarify that there are working poor, the people that clean my house and shine my shoes, oh, and those wonderful people that serve me coffee at those wonderful smelling cafes. I love to take my wife and mistresses there when I want to get away from the pressures of campaigning." Newt added, as the host began to yawn.
Newt is claiming that he isn't a racist, he just thinks poor people should do the jobs that rich people don't want to do, or that rich people don't want to pay a fair wage too.