Newt Gingrich at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference Thursday night: “What we need is a president, not an athlete,” Gingrich said during a question and answer period after his speech. He added: “Shooting three point shots may be clever, but it doesn’t put anybody to work.”
Aside: Ah, Newt! Always a fountain of rational thought, logical reasoning and sound principles. In a related story, remember when Newt divorced his wife as she was dying from cancer? Which wife was that, Newt? The first? Right, you had an affair while married to the second, while Clinton was being impeached for the Lewinsky affair! Click here for a more detailed story about Newt’s transgressions.
Anyway, back to the topic at hand, which is apparently that presidents shouldn’t pay so much attention to athletics. In a weird twist, we agree with Newt, based on the following video.