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Check-Kiting Grifter Newt Gingrich Stiffed Nevada Small Businessman, But It Felt Like A Kiss (VIDEO)

Here is some geezer talking about what a fraud Newt Gingrich is, and how ol’ Newty owes him eight large and will never ever pay him. Also, he will still totally vote for him, because personal responsibility is such an important part of the GOP ethos. [TheYoungTurks]

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  1. metamarcisf

    After one of the early debates, Newt approached the moderator, Diane Sawyer, put his arm around her and said “Say honey, I’d really like to get into those pants of yours.” She replied “Thanks anyway but I‘ve already got an asshole in there.”

  2. Badonkadonkette

    Check-Kiting Grifter Newt Gingrich Stiffed Nevada Small Businessman, But It Felt Like A Kiss

    A kiss with a grift is better than none.

    1. Tundra Grifter

      Starting with extending credit to a political campaign. Cash on the barrelhead is the rule.

      Campaigns – unlike corporations – can simply close up shop and no one is responsible for any outstanding debt. Ask Alan Keyes about that one…

  3. freakishlywrong

    Also, he will still totally vote for him
    Assholes such as this deserve what happens to them. The rest of us, however, don't.

    1. Biff

      Vegas was best when it was mobbed up. Now it's just got the ex-mayor that can't let go of his history as a mob lawyer going for him, and the town.

  4. hagajim

    Has Newt been taking grifter lessons from Lou Sarah? If so he must have failed the "don't write checks your ass can't cash" lesson.

  5. Chick-Fil-Atheist™

    "Even if I don't collect [the $8,000 the campaign owes], I still would have to vote for him if he was the Republican nominee, over President Obama."

    Looks like he just donated $8,000 to the Gingrich campaign.

    1. sullivanst

      Sure does. What's the individual contribution limit again? Oops. Or was that a direct corporate donation? Oops again.

  6. Barb

    If you are such a fan of the GOP you should consider the $8,000.00 a campaign donation, spank your inner moppet and get over it.

    1. Chick-Fil-Atheist™

      At least Stephen Colbert's SuperPAC is operating within the rules. Maybe he can let Newt hold some ends.

  7. CogitoErgoBibo

    If you view this through the Mittens prism of value, where $374K isn't a lot of money, this makes complete sense. Total chump change can't get between this guy and his Chosen One! Also, psst. Buddy. Can I get a "loan"?

  8. donner_froh

    Not that surprising that the geezer would still vote for the guy who stiffed him for $8,000. Printers (he owns a company called Las Vegas Color Graphics or something close to that) always get money upfront from political campaigns.

    Or they don't get paid.

  9. nounverb911

    "Check-Kiting Grifter Newt Gingrich Stiffed Nevada Small Businessman, But It Felt Like A Kiss"
    Did Newt send Callista in to finish the job?

  10. Clancy_Pants

    A lot of holes in the desert, and a lot of problems are buried in those holes. But you gotta do it right. I mean, you gotta have the hole already dug before you show up with a package in the trunk. Otherwise, you're talking about a half-hour to forty-five minutes worth of digging. And who knows who's gonna come along in that time? Pretty soon, you gotta dig a few more holes. You could be there all fuckin' night.

    1. BaldarTFlagass

      Listen to me Newt. I got your head in a fuckin' vise. I'll squash your head like a fuckin' grapefruit if you don't give me my 8 large. Don't make me have to do this, please. Don't make me be a bad guy, come on.

      Newt: Fuck you!

      1. Clancy_Pants

        Newt's methods of campaigning weren't scientific, but they worked. When he won, he collected. When he lost, he told the donors to go fuck themselves. I mean, what were they going to do, muscle Newt?

      1. Baconzgood

        I could never understand why, out of all the printers inks, Reflex Blue was the hardest to get off your hands. That shit would stay on your hands for days no matter how much you cleaned them off. Not even black 6 stained that much.

        1. Jus_Wonderin

          This reminds me of when I murdered that whore in that seedy motel. Damn, I had to pay for an extra night there just to get it all cleaned up.

  11. Texan_Bulldog

    Sounds like Newt has the 'evading bill collectors' lingo down pat. He didn't ask for the guy's name or anything–just told him he'd work on it & hung up. Hilarious. He should have told him all his money goes to Tiffany's to keep the little woman from leaving him.

  12. ManchuCandidate

    Love hurts, Love steals, Love wounds' and mars
    A GOP voter's strong enough
    To take it in the ass, take in the ass
    Love is like the Newt, he steals some of my cash
    Love hurts, Ooo-oo Love hurts

    1. LesBontemps

      Love comes in spurts
      in dangerous flirts
      and it murders your heart
      they didn't tell you that part

  13. BaldarTFlagass

    It's not quite clear to me what the point of bringing this guy on the show was. He doesn't really seem too outraged; more resigned to his ass-fucking-with-sand-for-lubricant than anything else.

  14. JustPixelz

    I suppose Newt will use this incident as an example of the experience he'll bring to the Oval Office. "The debt ceiling is a serious problem. And I know how to fix it."

    1. BaldarTFlagass

      "I called him up on the phone, and said 'This is Hu Jintao, and you owe me money. Can you please help me?' He said 'How much do I owe you?' I said 'About 3 trillion dollars." He said 'We've had a rough time in Iraq and Afghanistan, kinda got behind. I'll try to scrape some money together to get you paid. Goodbye.'"

  15. LesBontemps

    I still would have to vote for him if he was the Republican nominee, over President Obama

    Jesus, dude, how much did Obama stiff you for?

  16. Chick-Fil-Atheist™

    Wait… a Nevada businessman gets stiffed by a person whose is being backed by a casino…?

  17. LiveToServeYa

    Newt will have to sell the development rights to the moon to somebody to make good on all this.

  18. Jus_Wonderin

    Ah, I get it. Newt is one of those job creators.

    "Here, do this job for me, Mister Sign Man."
    "What?! Pay for the sign? You're fuckin' kiddin' me, right?"

  19. Mumbletypeg

    …but it felt like a kiss

    Yet each man kills the thing he loves
    By each let this be heard.
    Some do it with a bitter look,
    Some with a flattering word.
    The coward does it with a kiss,
    The brave man with a sword!

    –Oscar Wilde, from "The Ballad of Reading Gaol." I do not know how to pronounce 'gaol' — is it like "Gay Old Party"? — or is it like "gou" as in "gouging" your creditors.

    1. Lascauxcaveman

      Just like 'Jail,' I believe. Only some folks stretch it out a bit. Jay-ol. As in, "That former congressman should really be in jayol."

    2. James Michael Curley


      Like those things that attached to your spine in the old Stargate TV series and suck the life out of you, you know – the 1%.

  20. Arken

    This was a good video. Not only did I get to see an idiot Republican, but the amount of time I had to see Cenk's annoying smug face was minimal.

  21. fuflans

    the economist article on the end of his 'campaign' was entitled: 'deflating the zeppelin' accompanied by a really unflattering girth picture.

  22. DahBoner

    Nevada Small Bid'nessmen obviously have a SURPLUS of money, which means they are not getting conned enough by sleazeball Republicant drifter-grifters…

  23. owhatever

    Newt has volunteered his daughters to work as janitors for this guy to pay off the debt.

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