Thursday witnessed major developments in the 2012 presidential campaign. Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) suspended his campaign and endorsed Newt Gingrich.

“He seemed like a heavyweight contender and someone who could take on Barack Obama,” says John Gizzi of Human Events of Perry’s performance early in the race.

Gizzi also reacts to an ABC News interview in which Gingrich’s second wife alleges the former speaker of the House wanted an “open marriage” so he could carry on an affair with the woman who is now his third wife.

“Many people will be taken aback by these statements … others will dismiss it as disgruntled statements.”

Gizzi tells WND why the sordid tale could cut both ways on the campaign trail. He also tells us why the Jon Huntsman campaign never managed to get off the ground.

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