Sunday, January 29, 2012

Jon Stewart: Gingrich Wants To Be “A Lunar Trump”

Newt Gingrich’s latest “big idea” is to establish a lunar base by his “second term.” When 13,000 Americans are on the moon, “they can petition to become a state.” All this from someone who complains of being attacked for grandiosity. How Gingrich’s proposal fits into the budget remains to be worked out. Bear in mind that Gingrich said that Nancy Pelosi “lives in a San Francisco environment of very strange fantasies” and Ron Paul is known for his “systemic avoidance of reality.” In reviewing these loony ideas, Stewart recalls that Gingrich called statehood for Washington, DC, “crazy.” What Gingrich wants, Stewart continues, is to be “a condo developer on the moon,” a “lunar Trump.” Watch:

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