David Frum

Newt: Suddenly Alone

01.26.12 10:00 PM ET

Politico rounds up the sudden right-of-center media drop on Gingrich, including this line from Ann Coulter:

“Hotheaded arrogance is neither conservative nor attractive to voters.”

That's true, of course. It's been true all these past three years. Better late than never? I suppose. As for my own personal motto, I summon to mind Tom Wolfe's warning: "It's no good being even ten minutes ahead of the times."