Washington journalists fixated on Newt Gingrich‘s speech marking the end of his presidential campaign Wednesday afternoon. Here’s what caught our eye.
The Daily Beast‘s Robin Givhan: “Newt Gingrich: the long goodbye as pompous lecture.”
Politico’s Glenn Thrush: “This reminds me of that scene in Airplane where this guys keeps talking and all his seat mates start committing suicide.”
Politico‘s Reid Epstein: “Just fyi, the Gettysburg Address was 271 words.”
CNN’s Mark Preston: “Newt Gingrich just suspended his presidential campaign and now he is talking about his moon colony proposal.”
Reuters‘ Sam Youngman: “Somewhere Romney is saying, ok, that’s enough, Newt.”
Politico‘s Darren Goode: “I’m now officially drunk. #drinkinggame #Newt”
WaPo‘s Chris Cillizza: “Newt is, gulp, likable in this press conference. No?”