Some Friday fun for you: a few days ago, a McAfee security scan app flagged a link I’d recently clicked. Who owned the site that posed a danger? Newt Gingrich:
I’ve been on Newt’s list since he ran for President in 2012, and it’s provided a wealth of joy, mirth and examples of bad practices over the years. Recently, I was curious about the former House Speaker’s thoughts on “Leftist Anti-American Theology” and how “it is utterly clear that many Americans today hate America”, so I clicked on a link in one of his regular email missives. The article was his usual recitation of scare words (“Maoism”! “Marxism”!) divorced from reality, but they wouldn’t have triggered a security warning — only an intellectual-honesty alert. I dug a little deeper and found this listing:
Malicious indeed! High risk? To your mind, for sure. Who knows what bad practices landed this URL on the list, since it’s an email pass-through link (you land on a regular “gingrich360.com” link once you click). Perhaps some of the email experts reading this article could answer in the comments? Whatever the reason, I revel in its appropriateness. Thank you, Newt, for all you do for America.