Or never let the truth get in the way of a good smear.
During his appearance on the Daily Show last night former House Speaker Newt Gingrich assailed the Obama administration for reading the Detroit underware bomber, Umar Farouk Abdulmutalla, his Miranda Rights.
Drawing a comparison between Richard Reid, the so-called shoe bomber, Stewart asked, "Didn't they [the Bush Administration] do the same with Richard Reid . . ?,
"Richard Reid was an American citizen," insisted Gingrich.
Later, Stewart reminded the audience that Reid is actually a British citizen of Jamaican descent.
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