Posts Tagged ‘Newt Gingrich’

Weird & Creepy


A few weeks ago, Shep Smith commented on the way Newt Gingrich dropped his bid for the Republican presidential nomination by saying, “Politics is weird. And creepy. And now, I know, lacks even the loosest attachment to anything like reality.” At the time, I made a note to make a drawing about it, but I never did. Here it is now, better late than never!

Prints & more available at Society6! / Daily Drawing #1115.

Newt’s Self Comparisons

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This is a list of people that Newt Gingrich has compared himself to… Seriously.

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Newt’s Not Rich

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While campaigning in New Hampshire last week, New Gingrich stated, “I’m not rich.” I’m not sure what he considers rich, but I’d certainly say he qualifies:
• Net worth = $6.7 million
• Income for 2010 = $2.7 million
• Charges $60,000 per speech
• Tiffany’s tab = $500,000

Prints & more available at Society6! / Daily Drawing #1013.

Newt Power

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Newt Gingrich has been a jackass for a long time. I was reading through some amazing quotes of his earlier—which is how I found the one in this drawing: “I want to shift the entire planet. And I’m doing it. I am now a famous person. I represent real power.”

Here are some other gems:

“The problem isn’t too little money in political campaigns, but not enough.”

“Gingrich – Primary mission, Advocate of civilization, Definer of civilization, Teacher of the rules of civilization, Leader of the civilizing forces.”

“The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument.”

“It doesn’t matter what I do. People need to hear what I have to say. There’s no one else who can say what I can say. It doesn’t matter what I live.”

“She isn’t young enough or pretty enough to be the President’s wife.” —talking about his first wife after divorcing her.

Previously on Newt: Be a Communist / Newt Falsehood / Newt Gingrich is…

Prints & more available at Society6! / Daily Drawing #995.

Newt Gingrich is…

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Earlier in the week Paul Krugman referred to Newt Gingrich as ‘a stupid man’s idea of what a smart man sounds like.’ Haha! I think this is perfect. Especially after Newt’s recent proposal to get rid of child labor laws so we can fire janitors and put children to work instead. Good one.

Prints & more available at Society6! / Daily Drawing #981.

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After starting his career as a graphic designer at award-winning studios in New England, Chris accidentally became an illustrator. He’s pretty happy about that. This strange transformation was a result of his daily drawing project that he started in late 2007, in fact he’s still posting a new drawing every day.  Chris holds degrees in Visual Communication Design and Art History from the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford, where he is currently pursuing his Masters Degree in Illustration. He has been the recipient of Gold Awards, Silver Awards, Excellence Awards, Judge’s Awards and the Spirit of Creativity Award from the Connecticut Art Director’s Club as well as BoNE awards from the AIGA and a Silver Award from Gaphis. In addition his work has been published in numerous books and publications including Print Magazine and Communication Arts. His client list includes; Converse, Nike, Chronicle Publishing, Boston Magazine, McDonalds, Scholastic, Harvard Business School Publishing, Warner Music Group, Republic Records.

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