Highlights from Newt Gingrich's disastrous week

Jon Stewart on the presidential hopeful's series of unfortunate events

Published May 19, 2011 12:55PM (EDT)

Jon Stewart on Wednesday night's "Daily Show."
Jon Stewart on Wednesday night's "Daily Show."

Newt Gingrich isn't having a very good week. He's walked back unpopular comments on Paul Ryan's Medicare plan, met with criticism from all sorts of Republicans, and even been showered with glitter at a Minnesota book signing. Jon Stewart's satirical survey of these events is unlikely to assuage the candidate's pain...


By Emma Mustich

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