It has to have its own particular history and world that it inhabits.
The most plausible explanation is that Gingrich inhabits a cultural and intellectual bubble.
Robert Miller inhabits a world in which money is thrown around in huge chunks.
late 14c., from Old French enhabiter "dwell in" (12c.), from Latin inhabitare "to dwell in," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + habitare "to dwell," frequentative of habere "hold, have" (see habit). Related: Inhabited; inhabiting.