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Does Newt Gingrich Have a Black Father?
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A Harlem preacher claims Newt Gingrich secretly had a black father.

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At least one person thinks Newt Gingrich is as black as Barack Obama: Harlem's controversial "birther" pastor, James David Manning.

"I have got some inside information about Newt Gingrich, and I have a strange suspicion, the reason why Newt is so erratic and unpredictable is that, I believe that Newt Gingrich’s father was a liberal, educated black man. I do," Manning said on a video making the rounds online. "Because Newt’s real name is Newton Leroy Mcpherson… Nobody on the planet names their children Leroy except black people. Just like nobody on the planet names their sons Hector except Hispanic people.”

Ummm... OK.

For the record, Manning also believe Mitt Romney has a black father.

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