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Gingrich: ‘Romney Is The Kind Of Guy Who Would Have Fired Christopher Columbus’

By Alex Seitz-Wald on February 28, 2012 at 12:14 pm

"Gingrich: ‘Romney Is The Kind Of Guy Who Would Have Fired Christopher Columbus’"

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Campaigning in Georgia today, GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich said fellow candidate Mitt Romney “is the kind of guy who would have fired Christopher Columbus.” Gingrich was responding to Romeny saying he would fire an employee who proposed some of Gingrich’s more outlandish ideas, like moon colonies, leading the former speaker to say Romney lacks the vision to be president. Romney is such an anti-visionary, Gingrich said, that a voter in Tennessee told him the Columbus quip, which Gingrich relayed today. Watch it:

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