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Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Newt Gingrich vs. Mitt Romney: A side-by-side comparison

According to a recent Gallup poll, the two candidates voters are most likely to pick as a nominee are Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich. Romney boasts 20 percent of voter support and Gingrich 19 percent. Herman Cain follows closely behind with 16 percent among Republicans nationwide — although among only registered Republicans, Gingrich leads by a nose, with 22 percent to Romney’s 21 percent.

For voters having difficulty picking between the two (or still stuck on Santorum), here is a helpful side-by-side guide.

Mitt Romney Newt Gingrich

loves talking with PowerPoints loves talking

disappointed that he is not the definite front-runner yet disappointed that he has not been canonized yet

sent leftover pizza to the Obama campaign headquarters once, awkwardly would never send away perfectly usable pizza

“Corporations are people, my friend.” “Right-wing social engineering”

believes God visited America believes God visited America and served as speaker of the House in the 1990s

has been a governor before “Has been president before, yes? No? I thought I had.”

once worked for Bain Capital once worked as Bane of the Capitol

bears an uncanny resemblance to Mr. Fantastic, who has an unnaturally stretchy body due to an accident in outer space, which could be useful in moments of crisis almost definitely the inspiration for Nute Gunray, a slimy alien in the Star Wars prequels who lacks a nose, which could be useful in moments of crisis.

”There are a lot of reasons not to elect me.” ”There’s no question at times of my life, partially driven by how passionately I felt about this country, that I worked far too hard and things happened in my life that were not appropriate.”

owes it all to his family and the faith of those who have supported him owes it all to Tiffany’s, but will probably be able to pay soon at the rate book sales are going

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Tags:  Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Election 2012

 
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