Newt Gingrich Probably Wishes He’d Reserved NewtGingrich.Com With GoDaddy
Because someone else grabbed it up, and boy are they having fun:
A note to all future presidential candidates — buy yourname.com.
Newt Gingrich provides the latest example of a campaign domain name oversight that is coming back to embarrass him. Gingrich owns Newt.org, but NewtGingrich.com is controlled by someone with very different motives.
The website alternately redirects to a slew of websites with negative association to Newt: from the homepage of Tiffany, to the Freddie Mac homepage, to negative news articles about his campaign.
A search of the Wayback Machine shows that “The Gingrich Group” controlled the eponymous domain name, in 2001, but by 2002 it became home to an internet slot website.
Go check it out — NewtGingrich.com — I suggest visiting more than once to get the full effect.