Protester Showers Gingrich With Glitter
Prankster wants politician to 'stop anti-gay politics'
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted May 18, 2011 7:02 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign is off to kind of an embarrassing start. The latest incident: A protester at a Minneapolis book signing yesterday dumped glitter confetti all over Gingrich and his wife. "Feel the rainbow, Newt! Stop the hate! Stop anti-gay politics!" said the man, who told reporters he was protesting a proposal to ban gay marriage in Minnesota and is thought to have disrupted two other political events in the state (one reportedly involved a bagful of pennies). Gingrich’s response as he brushed off the glitter: “Nice to live in a free country,” the AP reports.

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HMunster
May 18, 2011 4:05 PM CDT
"A protester at a Minneapolis book signing yesterday dumped glitter confetti all over Gingrich and his wife". Well, that's what happens when you invite Rip Taylor to your book signing...
usarmyretired92
May 18, 2011 12:59 PM CDT
As do I. Brightest Blessing to you my friend.
jojomama68
May 18, 2011 11:11 AM CDT
Yeah... I'm fairly liberal etc etc but I don't find this stuff amusing. There are right and wrong ways of enacting change, and harassing a politician like this is a wrong way.