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I already ran a post that refutes Newt Gingrich's assertion that past Presidents didn't "But we didn't rush over, smile, and greet Russian dictators." But it just so happens that the excerpted post below has a treasure trove of past Presidents doing just that. Gingrich is wrong again, which comes as no surprise to me. What surprises me is that he seems to have become a leader in the Republican Party again.
History Professor Gingrich Falsely Claims U.S. Presidents Don't 'Smile And Greet' Russian Leaders
Yesterday, President Obama shook hands and briefly chatted with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, explaining in a press conference afterwards that he was trying to move towards a "more constructive" relationship with the South American country. . .
Read more (with video) at: Think Progress