Saturday, May 21, 2011

Lithgow reads the Gingrich press release

OK. Another short video. I wanted William Shatner, but I think John Lithgow is an inspired choice.

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Here, from The Huffington Post is the full press release verbatim. Feel free to read along with John Lithgow. Personally I think we ought to have parties where there are refreshments and everyone practices giving dramatic readings of the Gingrich Epic.
“The literati sent out their minions to do their bidding,” Tyler wrote. “Washington cannot tolerate threats from outsiders who might disrupt their comfortable world.

The firefight started when the cowardly sensed weakness. They fired timidly at first, then the sheep not wanting to be dropped from the establishment’s cocktail party invite list unloaded their entire clip, firing without taking aim their distortions and falsehoods.

Now they are left exposed by their bylines and handles. But surely they had killed him off. This is the way it always worked.

A lesser person could not have survived the first few minutes of the onslaught. But out of the billowing smoke and dust of tweets and trivia emerged Gingrich, once again ready to lead those who won’t be intimated by the political elite and are ready to take on the challenges America faces.”
The grammatical errors in the last line are astonishing in a PR document from someone who is allegedly attempting to run for President in 2012.

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