You know you’re doing something right when the person heavily criticising you is Newt Gingrich.
Republican no-hopeful, Gingrich, is a man so poisonous that a small phial of his putrid saliva would be sufficient to build a dirty bomb capable of wiping out the combined populations of London and New York.
Indeed it is said that he has an entourage of FBI agents permanently on hand to prevent any of his bodily fluids from falling into the clutches of Islamic terrorists.
Unfortunately there is little these highly trained agents can do to stop Gingrich’s rabid opinions from polluting the political arena.
His latest charm offensive concerns the killing of black youth, Trayvon Martin, by not-black adult, George Zimmerman.
The victim, wearing a hoody and armed only with a bag of Skittles, was shot dead by neighbourhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman, who is claiming there was no racial element to his decision to snuff out Martin’s life.
An assertion not greatly helped by the recently released 911 tapes that some people are suggesting has Zimmerman calling Martin a ‘fucking coon’.
Despite this unfortunate audio evidence, Gingrich has accused President Obama of heightening the racial divide over the shooting by saying, ‘When I think about this boy, I think about my own kids, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon’.
Quite why Gingrich so vehemently objects to this observation from the President is anyone’s guess.
Indeed, if Zimmerman’s bullet had missed Martin and instead hit a large pile of dog dirt, who amongst us would have objected to Gingrich saying:
‘If I had a son, he’d look like that’.