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April 18, 2012


Newt Gingrich was bitten by a penguin at the Saint Louis Zoo on Friday during a private tour, zoo officials said.

(Thanks to Joe in Japan and Horace LaBadie)


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Probably mistook him for a walrus.

Obviously the penguin is a democrat.

Isn't that thing on Newt's head usually with Donald Trump?

No, Horace. Trump's has more life to it.

It was a dark and stormy night. The penguin was
amused as the elephant named Newt wandered his way.
All of sudden, the penguin released "Something's fishy here!" And then he attacked the elephant.

Even natures knows a cad when it sees a cad.

Snork @"somethings fishy here!"

The Newt bein' in StL fer the NRA convention is one reason I chose not to attend the festivities ...

Bein' kinda mostly broke is another reason ...

Merely sayin' that not all NRA members are the Wacko Gun-Lovin' Ultra-conservative Rednecks the anti-gun lobby has painted us to be ... We look positively Liberal Left-Wing compared to The Newt ...

"She turned me into a Newt!"

The Joker put him up to it.

Channeling Reagan, Newt said: " Honey, I should have duck-ed. "

After the incident, he waddled off with nothing but his dignity injured.

And Newt got a band-aid, but not the seal of approval he was looking for.

What a heart-warming story. I just love cute aminals.

For a fleeting second, I considered smacking Newt upside the head when I had the chance roughly 5 years ago. I'm still wondering whether I made the right decision.

Send it to Washington.

Horace...I'm late to the game, but I knew somebody would notice the Trumpian link right away:-)

P.S. Are penguins really Democrats? I always associate folks who stand around in formal wear with the other side of the aisle.

"Newt Gingrich was bitten by a penguin at the Saint Louis Zoo on Friday during a private tour, zoo officials said."

Zoo officials have ordered that all visitors to the penguin area be escorted by a polar bear body guard.

("A newt?!?!")

Technically he wuzn't "bitten" ... he wuz "pecked" ... so, the headline could've (should've?) read:

"Pecker Attacks Newt!"


How about:

"Newt injured by pecker!" And the foto cutline could've been unable to identify between the two ...

To me, it says something uncomplimentary about a person that he considers 'Newt' a preferrable name to go by than 'Newton'.

Maybe the fondness for animals explains the three marriages.

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