Newt Channels His Inner History Professor

by Ryan on December 28, 2011

in Election 2012,Politics,Pop Culture

Here’s a clip that’s been going around from the Newt 2012 campaign where Newt tells the story of Washington’s crossing Christmas Night 1776:

I didn’t get the sense that Newt was comparing himself to George Washington, just that he was trying to evoke a little patriotism as a tool to get more votes in Iowa next week.  Still, I love this Newt — the professor, the teacher, the optimist.

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