Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum Wield Etch-a-Sketches in Lousiana

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March 21 2012 3:05 PM

Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum Wield Etch-a-Sketches in Lousiana

The first picture comes from CBS/National Journal embed Lindsey Boerma.

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This picture comes from NBC embed Alex Moe.

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These pictures were taken less than five minutes apart in different areas of Louisiana. Santorum joked that he was starting an "etch-a-sketch tour." Gingrich handed off the toy to a child, and told him that he, too, could run for president.

While this was happening, I checked the Drudge Report. You'd be shocked to see which story didn't appear.

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David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.