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Feel the Rainbow': Gay Activist Douses Gingrich With Glitter at Book Signing

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"Stop the hate!"

KMSP-TV:

MINNEAPOLIS - Two possible GOP presidential candidates got together in one room in Minneapolis to speak before the Minnesota Family Council and Minnesota Family Institute about reconnecting faith, family and freedom on Tuesday -- but not without a little bedazzling.

Gingrich and his wife, Callista, were hit with glittery confetti by a protestor during the couple's appearance at a book-signing in Minneapolis.

The man approached the Gingriches during the signing Tuesday afternoon at a downtown hotel before dumping a cracker box full of confetti on the pair while he said, "Feel the rainbow, Newt! Stop the hate! Stop anti-gay politics!"

Two Associated Press reporters witnessed the event. The man was quickly pushed out of the room by an event organizer as the Gingriches brushed confetti out of their hair and laps.

And we have two views -- the first by the perpetrators:

And the AP version:

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