Newt Dumps DeLay

Tom DeLay — just a poor, hapless victim of a partisan witchhunt?

No way, according to Newt Gingrich. Here’s Newt, from last night’s CBS Evening News:

“DeLay’s problem isn’t with the Democrats, Delay’s problem is with the country. And so Delay has a challenge to lay out a case that the country comes to believe.”

(Hat-tip: National Journal’s Wake Up Call)