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Christmas 1776

Newt Channels His Inner History Professor

December 28, 2011

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 [...]

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