Gingrich: ‘Nobody Has Been Better at Being in the Mud’ Than the Clintons

Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” former House Speaker Newt Gingrich offered his theory on how it was Bill and Hillary Clinton were able to tout themselves as the champions of women’s rights despite having accepted money from Middle Eastern countries with lackluster women’s rights records. Gingrich summed it up for host Sean Hannity by saying the Clintons had perfected the art of “being in the mud.” Partial transcript as follows: I think a — two segments or three segments going country by country over how they treat women, how they treat gays and lesbians, how they treat Christians and Jews, how much money they gave to the Clintons, or, and as you mentioned briefly, looking at the Iranian deal and the amount of money Bill Clinton made for their personal family out of that kind of deal, where the Russians are clearly paying them off — I think there a lots of things — the challenge you’ve got with the Clintons is nobody has been better at being in the mud than they have, and they can live in the mud. For some reason, they’ve acquired this skill that if they can just get it down there and get dirty