Newt's opinion of himself
LITTLETON, N.H. — “I think I am a transformational figure,” Newt Gingrich told The Washington Post’s Dan Balz back in 1994 — before his Republicans won control of the House.
Modesty has never been the speaker’s strong suit.
He came in a distant fourth place in Iowa, and polls show he’ll do no better in New Hampshire Tuesday. But as he tours this state boasting about accomplishments real and imagined, it’s a wonder all his chest-thumping hasn’t bruised his ribs.
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