Newt Gingrich Wants Everyone To Know Palestinians Are Pretend People

Posted: December 15th, 2011 by Militant Libertarian

Mili Note: While this is presented as humor, it’s humor based on truth..

by Kirsten Boyd Johnson, Wonkette

This is a Thing People Are Discussing, today: smartest being of all time Newt Gingrich declared in an interview that the Palestinian people are “invented” in his grand historical estimation, sort of like how all peoples with their fancy national identities are at one point or another in history also “invented” out of thin air. “Americans,” for example. But let’s not let this latter detail ruin Newt’s main point: why haven’t Palestinians discovered that they are fake yet?

From the NYTimes:

Discussing the origin of the State of Israel in the 1940s, Mr. Gingrich said, according to a transcript: “Remember there was no Palestine as a state. It was part of the Ottoman Empire. And I think that we’ve had an invented Palestinian people, who are in fact Arabs, and were historically part of the Arab community. And they had a chance to go many places.”

Such an expert insight on peoples and civilizations, from civilization expert Newt Gingrich! Which is our segue into this screen grab from a delightfulcollection of Newt Gingrich “doodles” that are part of a hilarious Slate pieceinvestigating the possibility that Newt may actually be clinically insane:

And here is the text, deciphered:

Gingrich—Primary Mission
—Advocate of civilization
—definer of civilization
—Teacher of the rules of civilization
—arouser of those who form civilization
—Organizer of the pro-civilization activists
—leader (possibly) of the civilizing forces.

“Possibly!” Don’t sell yourself short, Newt. [NYTimes/Slate]

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  1. [...] Militant Libertarian » Newt Gingrich Wants Everyone To Know … This is a Thing People Are Discussing, today: smartest being of all time Newt Gingrich declared in an interview that the Palestinian people are “invented” in his grand historical estimation, sort of like how all peoples with their fancy national … http://militantlibertarian.org/ — Thu, 15 Dec 2011 21:31:53 -0800 [...]

  2. Aaron says:

    Palestine (Pathrusim) is mentioned in Genesis 10:14, and a
    Palestinian state is acknowledged in Genesis 21:32 Gesenius says Philistines (H6430, older word for “Palestinians”) = “immigrants”, but they “immigrated” prior to Abram.

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