Newt Gingrich: The Indispensable Republican “But Marianne was having problems of her own. After going to the doctor for a mysterious tingling in her hand, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Early in May, she went out to Ohio for her mother’s birthday. A day and a half went by and Newt didn’t return her calls, which was strange. They always talked every day, often ten times a day, so she was frantic by the time he called to say he needed to talk to her. “About what?” He wanted to talk in person, he said. “I said, ‘No, we need to talk now.’ “ He went quiet. “There’s somebody else, isn’t there?” She kind of guessed it, of course. Women usually do. But did she know the woman was in her apartment, eating off her plates, sleeping in her bed? She called a minister they both trusted. He came over to the house the next day and worked with them the whole weekend, but Gingrich just kept saying she was a Jaguar and all he wanted was a Chevrolet. “ ‘I can’t handle a Jaguar right now.’ He said that many times. ‘All I want is a Chevrolet.’ “ He asked her to just tolerate the affair, an offer she refused.” For all the lurid details of Newt’s sexcapades, not only with his 2 ex-wives, see: Read more: Newt Gingrich Profile - Esquire Story on Newt Gingrich - Esquire O'shit!