Saturday Thread: Newt, the Funny Years

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Nov. 19 2011 2:08 PM

Saturday Thread: Newt, the Funny Years

When Newt Gingrich claimed that his Freddie Mac contract was a way for him to warn them of the housing crisis, my mind turned to parody. The results are here.

But the story of the mid-day is clearly the memo/pitch from Clark, Lytle, Geduldig, Cranford, offering a $850,000 action plan up to bankers to destroy Occupy Wall Street.

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Sweet, sweet irony.

David Weigel, a former Slate politics reporter, is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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