Facing continued fallout from Tiffany’s purchases and staff resignations, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich tried to generate some positive buzz Thursday by offering a job to fictional character Dwight Schrute.
Actor Rainn Wilson, who plays Schrute on NBC’s popular comedy “The Office,” used Twitter to jokingly apply for a job with the Gingrich campaign.
“Dear @NewtGingrich: because of the many Newt/Schrute rhyme options, I humbly offer my services as your new campaign manager,” Wilson tweeted.
“We have a campaign manager,” Gingrich replied. “What about assistant TO the campaign manager?”
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