Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Salon Tracks Wives Per GOP Presidental Candidate, 1988-2012

Salon tracked the number of wives per Republican presidential candidate from 1988-2012 and found that “the divorce rate is soaring.” For 2012, it counted Republicans who either expressed an interest in running or participated in an overt campaign activity. The party now has four potential candidates–Rudy Giuliani, Buddy Roemer, Donald Trump and Newt Gingrich (the latter's past adultery driven by his passion for America)–who have been married three times. Here's the chart tracking "an unusually high wives-to-candidate ratio" over the past 24 years:

One also recalls the Republican National Committee’s running up a $1,946 tab at a sex club last year. Clearly something strange is happening in the family values and traditional marriage party.

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