Everyone was expecting Newtie to give a speech to AIPAC by satellite link from the campaign trail. Everyone except Newtie that is.
After being introduced, he said that he understood there was a panel and that he would take questions. Only there was no panel. There were no questions. Just silence. Very awkward silence.
Finally, the man who introduced him told Newt there was no panel and that he should continue speaking. Never at a loss for words, Newt launched into an attack on radical Islam.
Before he was introduced, Newt was caught on camera napping during Leon Panetta’s speech. He looked old and tired and unprepared.