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Will Newt Get The Geffen Treatment?

Okay, calling Hillary Clinton "a nasty woman" is a bit more of a direct attack than saying that she and her husband lie "with such ease, it's troubling."

Other than that, Newt's comments were not at all dissimilar from what David Geffen said to Maureen Dowd a couple of weeks back. When asked whether Obama could stand up to "Clinon Inc.", Geffen responded, " ''I hope so, because that machine is going to be very unpleasant and unattractive and effective.''

Newt called the Clintons "endlessly ruthless" and said, "They're too relentless, they're too well-organized, they have too big a machine and they'll just grind you down."

As you know, Geffen was praised by some on the left for "speaking truth to power," as the saying goes, and giving voice to the concerns of many Democrats. Any chance Newt will get the same treatment? I know, stupid question.