Hey, the former House Speaker, pro-death-penalty, thrice-married, GOP comeback kid is making it official and becoming a Catholic this Saturday at St. Joseph’s Church, the venerable Capitol Hill parish. The WaPo’s Chris Cillizza has The Fix.
Media Matters details Gingrich’s deep disappointment that Notre Dame would invite Obama, whose policies are “so anti-Catholic.” Okay.
So since Notre Dame is apparently about to become Newt’s new alma mater, the easy thing would be to replace Obama with Gingrich. That’d keep the Catholic right happy. No? After all, he pulled it off two years ago at the recently-deceased Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University–the Evangelical Notre Dame–where he assailed a “growing culture of radical secularism.”