According to YouTube, a Mr. Newt Gingrich is running for something

He has gray hair, a red tie and he has heard of the Constitution, so why not support him in 2012?

Published May 11, 2011 9:45PM (EDT)

It's official!
It's official!

According to a YouTube video, Newt Gingrich, a former congressman, is running for president. Good for him! Everyone should run for president, if they want to. Here is his adorable home video making the announcement. Let's get together and "look reality in the face," everyone:

Sure, Willard "Millionaire Mitt" Romney can afford an eerie, empty New Hampshire football field, but all Newt needs to get his message across is this dark room, and his chintzy Casio music.

Seriously, the music is my favorite part of this video. Look, here is a video about The Gingrich campaign's in-house composer:

By Alex Pareene

Alex Pareene writes about politics for Salon and is the author of "The Rude Guide to Mitt." Email him at and follow him on Twitter @pareene

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