A Hundred Years From Now, People Will Tell Tales of Newt Gingrich’s Legendary Fortitude

DUBUQUE, IA - MAY 16: Former House Speaker and current GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks during an appearance at the Kiwanis Club luncheon at the Holiday Inn Five Flags on May 16, 2010 in Dubuque, Iowa. Gingrich is kicking off his run for presidency with a campaign tour of Iowa telling voters that the Obama healthcare bill must be repealed. (Photo by Mark Hirsch/Getty Images) Photo: Mark Hirsch/2011 Getty Images

You really have to read this entire statement from Newt Gingrich's spokesman, Rick Tyler, in response to the media coverage of his campaign over the past week.

“The literati sent out their minions to do their bidding,” Tyler wrote. “Washington cannot tolerate threats from outsiders who might disrupt their comfortable world. The firefight started when the cowardly sensed weakness. They fired timidly at first, then the sheep not wanting to be dropped from the establishment’s cocktail party invite list unloaded their entire clip, firing without taking aim their distortions and falsehoods. Now they are left exposed by their bylines and handles. But surely they had killed him off. This is the way it always worked. A lesser person could not have survived the first few minutes of the onslaught. But out of the billowing smoke and dust of tweets and trivia emerged Gingrich, once again ready to lead those who won’t be intimated by the political elite and are ready to take on the challenges America faces.”

"Out of the billowing smoke and dust of tweets and trivia emerged Gingrich." Remember when that guy in Iowa kept shaking Newt's hand and told him to "get out before you make a bigger fool of yourself"? Too late.

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