Adultery Website Endorses Gingrich

    AMES, IA - AUGUST 11:  Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista arrive at the Stephens Auditorium at Iowa State University for the Republican party debate August 11, 2011 in Ames, Iowa. Most of the eight Republican presidential hopefuls participating in tonight’s debate have spent the week campaigning across the state to prepare for the debate and Saturday's Iowa Straw Poll.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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    It’s unlikely that even Newt Gingrich would want to be praised for his infidelity, especially by a pro-adultery social network that facilitates affairs for married people. AshleyMadison.com, a website with the slogan, “Life is short, Have an affair,” has put up a billboard in Pennsylvania with an image of the former speaker of the House “shh”-ing alongside the words, “Faithful Republican … Unfaithful Husband. Welcome to the Ashleymadison.com Era.” The site’s founder and CEO Noel Biderman explains the endorsement. “Now that Newt is the leading contender in the race for the GOP nomination, we felt compelled to make a point to illustrate how times have changed when a serial divorcee-adulterer is capturing the hearts of the American people,” he said. In a tight race that seems to see candidates scrambling for whatever votes they can get, while honest, Ashley Madison’s endorsement is probably not the type of support Gingrich was looking for.

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