"Newt Says Sorry Via YouTube"
This is the article in AM NewYork:
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who is mulling a presidential bid, said his "word choice was poor" when he equated bilingual education with "the language of living in a ghetto."
In a video statement read in Spanish and posted on YouTube last Wednesday, the Georgia Republican said he was not attacking the Spanish language:
Let me also just point out that the line "the language of living in a ghetto" is a ridiculous phrase to begin with. The language of one who lives in a ghetto? Maybe he really meant to say bilingual education is the language of love?
Examples of how ridiculous Gingrich's own phrasing is:
the language of living in a tree house
the language of living in an apple pie
the language of living in Jeremy Piven's birthday cake
You Should Not Make Condescending Comments about the Ghetto:
Someone Who Has Never Even Heard of a Ghetto: