Newt Gingrich Has a Posse

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Feb. 14 2012 4:42 PM

Newt Gingrich Has a Posse

Out today: The membership and tough-as-hell faces of Newt Gingrich's "Faith Coalition."

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Out last week: The membership and Fonzie-esque grills of Newt Gingrich's "Conservative Dream Team."

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You'll notice that J.C. Watts and Chuck Norris, neither of whom is really a "faith leader" in any official respect, make both lists. To prevent this in the future, perhaps Gingrich could start assigning color-coded names to the team. Mr. Black, Mr. Orange, Mr. Pink, etc.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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