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John Lithgow In The Performance Of A Lifetime . . . As Newt Gingrich
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Editor’s note: This originally ran in May of 2011, when Newt first struck out as a candidate. He wrote an epic speech then that the media absolutely skewered. Here is that original campaign-ending speech, courtesy of The Colbert Report and performed in grandiose fashion by the great John Lithgow.
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In case you missed it last week, here’s John Lithgow on ‘The Colbert Report,’ performing a hysterical reading of Newt’s ‘my first week was a disaster but I’m not quitting yet’ press release. And yes, this is completely verbatim.

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