25 Feb '12, 10am

A DIY Gun Rack Proves Newt Gingrich Knows Nothing About Environmentalism

A DIY Gun Rack Proves Newt Gingrich Knows Nothing About Environmentalism

jtmcdole / YouTube /Video screen capture Stumping in Oklahoma, Newt Gingrich has found a new favorite target for his blowhard rhetoric: the Chevy Volt . In the video below, he rattles off a lot of numbers that don't have much logical connection between them, then gets to his real point: "You can't put a gun rack in a Volt." Unless it turns out you can. As this video from J.T. McDole proves, it's perfectly possible to put a gun rack in the trunk of a Volt. Of course, if someone confronted Gingrich with the video, he would likely say that he was speaking figuratively. But in reality, he was speaking thoughtlessly, or, worse, dishonestly: it doesn't matter if the mud you sling is real mud, as long as it hits. Here's Newt: Every politician panders to his or her base, and much of what is said in campaigns is exaggerated or heavily spun. But McCole's video, which I love for its ...

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