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Gingrich, back in November:

After challenging the President to a series of live debates, GOP frontrunner Newt Gingrich has said that President Obama can use a teleprompter if he wants to.

The Republican hopeful made the gibe at a speech in Naples, Florida. He said: 'If he wants to use a teleprompter, then it would be fine with me.'

Following cheers and laughter, he added: 'It has to be fair. If you [were] to defend ObamaCare, wouldn't you want a teleprompter?'

Ha ha ha ha! Oh yes, only politicians who aren't sure of their convictions need teleprompters!

Romney reading from teleprompter
Ann Romney is reading out names of Romney finance team from a TelePrompter
@hollybdc via TweetDeck
There is tons more below the fold.

Ronald Reagan using a teleprompter
Ronald Reagan using a teleprompter
Sarah Palin reading from teleprompter
Palin using teleprompter
John McCain reading from teleprompter
(Carlos Barria/Reuters)
How about wingnuts speaking at CPAC? Surely, THEY wouldn't have teleprompters at their premier gathering, would they?
CPAC telepromoter
(Bob Cesca link)
Dick Cheney reading teleprompter
(Bob Cesca)
So what is the wingnut response to this hypocrisy? Well, I trolled conservatives on Twitter and Free Republic to get a response, and here it is in a nutshell: It's not the teleprompter that's bad, but that Obama can't function without it and needs it all the time!

You see, it's all about the degree that Obama uses it. Who said conservatives weren't nuanced?

Of course, Obama din't need a teleprompter for this, did he?

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Originally posted to kos on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 11:55 AM PST.

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