GOP candidates punked in the past

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Slate’s Dave Weigel reminds us that Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul are the only candidates to have been pranked by the venerable comedian-actor Sacha Baron Cohen. The video above shows Gingrich’s awkwardly hilarious 2006 interview with “Ali G.” But Ron Paul had an even worse awkward encounter with Cohen in his incarnation of “Bruno” in the 2009 film

Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul

GOP candidates punked in the past

Updated