Quote Of The Day: If Wishes Were Horses Edition

“This is actually the point where other people have faltered,” Gingrich said in an interview Wednesday.


Gingrich allowed that self-control has not exactly been his strong suit in the past.

“That’s true,” said the man who once accused President Obama of having a “Kenyan, anti-colonial” worldview. “Hopefully, I’m going to be more disciplined.”

Newt Gingrich

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  1. OzarkHillbilly says:

    Here’s the ketchup Newt. I know that foot isn’t going to taste very good.

  2. legion says:

    “Hopefully”? Really? Man, Obama really does just need to hire the GOP as his re-election team. He’d be a stone cold lock.

  3. Fiona says:

    It’s that lack of self-control we count on for comic relief. Go, Newt, go!