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Our panelists predict, now that he's no longer running for president, what's next for Newt Gingrich?

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Now, panel, what is next for Newt Gingrich? Paula Poundstone?

PAULA POUNDSTONE: Newt Gingrich will, in fact, colonize the moon, from where he will teach a remarkable online bluster course.


SAGAL: Amy Dickinson?

AMY DICKINSON: Oh, he's going to power down Callista, pack her in Styrofoam peanuts and take her back home to Georgia.


SAGAL: And Tom Bodett?

TOM BODETT: With his medications properly adjusted at last, he will happily return to being a bizarre but oddly lovable history professor at a small western Georgia college.


CARL KASELL: Well, if Newt Gingrich does any of those things, panel, we'll ask you about it on WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!.


SAGAL: Thank you, Carl Kasell. Thanks also to Tom Bodett, Paula Poundstone, Amy Dickinson. Thanks to all of you for listening. We'll see you next week, Lincoln, Nebraska.


SAGAL: This is NPR.

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