In a nationally televised news conference, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich revealed that his I.Q. is 20 points higher than renowned physicist Albert Einstein. "The American people know that I am basically a modest individual, but I felt I owed it to my adoring public to no longer hide my intellectual brilliance under a bushel, so to speak," said Gingrich who now wears his academic robes 24/7.
As verification of that brilliance, Bob Jones University has created a new academic award, summa cum bubba, which will be reserved for those whose intellectual capacity exceeds that of Einstein. Gingrich, who graduated magna cum-a, cum-a, cum-a laude from Tulane University, has enjoyed a steady stream of academic awards, beginning with the DuPont science award that he received at age 6 for discovering the reason why peanuts split into two sections: "Essentially, I concluded that it was God's will, and another example of Intelligent Design."
Gingrich said he enjoys debating with the other Republican candidates: "My credentials are impeccable and include my capacity to womanize even ugly bitches. I'm just hoping the committee finally agrees to put my podium next to Rick Perry's in the next debate. I'll destroy his concentration with my best come-hither glances. Plus I'll point out that he graduated magna cum nada from Texas State.
Concerning the potential male candidates, Gingrich was equally dismissive: "Romney's a Mormon-'nuf said, and Herman Cain's pizza is too salty, which is why he bailed. By the time I'm finished with 'em, they won't know the difference between Lincoln and Washington, which in the case of Perry is a done deal."