Lawrence O'Donnell Reminds Us That His Commercial With Nancy Pelosi Isn't The Most Foolish Thing Newt Gingrich Has Done


Lawrence O'Donnell and his guest Richard Wolffe had a bit of fun with GOP presidential primary contenders Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul and their past encounters with actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. As O'Donnell reminded the viewers of The Last Word, Gingrich's interview with Nancy Pelosi is not the most foolish thing he's done in recent years.

Cut to Gingrich appearing with Cohen on HBO's Ali G which you can watch the entire clip of below. O'Donnell also showed a portion of the movie Bruno, where Ron Paul was fooled by Cohen into believing he was doing an interview for a German news show, only to find himself in a hotel room with Cohen dropping his pants. As O'Donnell and Wolffe noted, this just confirms what one of Paul's former staffers said about him and his discomfort being around gay men.

Scarce has a longer clip of Paul's appearance in Bruno here -- Ron Paul's Uncomfortable Gay Moment With Sacha Baron Cohen.

Here's the Ali G segment with Newt:



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