Mr. Gingrich's Neighborhood

It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood,A beautiful day for a neighbor.Would you be mine?Could you be mine?... Mr. (Fred) Rogers isn't around anymore, but if Newt Gingrich so serenaded me I would quickly acquiesce to be his neighbor. And who wouldn't?  In my recent visit to Mr. Gingrich's neighborhood in the plusher Virginia suburbs, I found immaculate cul-de-sacs with million-dollar-plus homes and landscaped gardens that would pose well for Architectural Digest.  Happy children head off to the better public schools or the expensive private schools.  Escalades and BMWs fill the driveways.  It's the American dream for residents who have been hugely successful in life's struggle.  Yes, I would love to live in Mr. Gingrich's neighborhood. Move a few miles away from Mr. Gingrich's tony Virginia neighborhood and you will find other neighborhoods, like mine, with homes of hard-working middle and lower class Americans who have struggled to earn their piece of the...(Read Full Article)