Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s political career seems to be drawing to an end, but perhaps he has a future in film. Here’s a 1984 appearance Gingrich made in the HBO film “Countdown to Looking Glass,” based on a fictional war in the Middle East.
Stephen Colbert finds nothing inconsistent about Herman Cain endorsing The People, Gingrich, and everyone in between.
Plus, a giraffe. Google Maps has a pretty nifty breakdown, county by county, of the results in Florida. Here is a screen grab, but you should click through for interactive electoral fun!
Perry pastor took heat, now Newt’s.
Mitt Romney was the first to blink in a showdown with his rival Newt Gingrich on primary day.
Matt Towery is an old Gingrich friend with a colorful past whose poll numbers often favor his fellow Georgian. “Any suggestion that I poll favorably towards him would be untrue,” he tells BuzzFeed
Last ditch, and few holds barred.
Anyone following Newt Gingrich in the past week knows the former speaker has mentioned Ronald Reagan pretty frequently. Almost more frequently than himself.
If you plan on staying up late and watching coverage of the first-in-the-nation Republican caucus, you’re going to need this. Keep these rules and a 12-pack handy as you wade through merciless hours of punditry and spin-doctoring.
Absurd excuse for flip flopping on an important issue for the sake of wooing Iowa evangelicals? Or the absurdest? A quote from Rick Perry explaining why he changed his mind from allowing abortion in cases of rape and incest, a position he held as recently as last month, to wanting a total ban.
And it was directly to his face. That’s Tom Sorensen of Iowa City, and he is not fond of the former Speaker. If you must know, the insult rhymes with “fucking asshole.”
Now if he can snag the coveted Dragon Ball Z endorsement, this nomination is locked up. From a 1995 ABC News broadcast.
Penn Jillette uses an atheism scale to rate the presidential candidates, from Obama to Romney. Do you know who the most religious president was in American history? Well, Penn is about to tell you.
Vote for the man with the courage to change wives when his country and God demand it of him! For example, if God gives her cancer, that’s probably a sign.
You can’t stop The Blitz.
Oops. Intrade is the online prediction market that follows everything from stocks to box office openings to presidential candidate prospects (it’s basically online gambling). Here’s a snapshot of Rick Perry’s standing immediately after his debate meltdown.
Rick Perry at the GOP debate can’t remember his own talking points when coming up with the third department of government he would eliminate. “Oops.”—Former Presidential Candidate Rick Perry
Cain’s finally got his very own Ben & Jerry’s flavor. Perfect for nervously shoveling into your mouth during the next, squirm-inducing press conference. Look forward to Herman’s Gropeberry Sorbet later this primary season!
This story just got much creepier and much more serious. Sharon Bialek just held a press conference in which she accused Herman Cain of reaching for her genitals and trying to force her head into his crotch. Here’s the portion where she recounts the (alleged) ugly encounter, which rises well above sexual harassment and into the realm of sexual assault.
Responses from the announced and rumored Republican presidential candidates on the death of Osama bin Laden. An interesting division between those who congratulate President Obama, either by name or by title, and those who don’t. And then there’s Mike Huckabee.
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