05/02/2012 01:58 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Newt Gingrich Drops Out: Unforgettable Moments From The Wild Ride (VIDEO)

In open defiance of his poor poll numbers, dried up campaign funds and the undebatable logic of delegate math, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich -- once described as an "angry little attack muffin" -- managed to resurrect his campaign time and time again.

But it seems reality has finally caught up with Gingrich as he officially exits the race for the Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday.

We thought it might never happen.

HuffPost took the opportunity to compile a mashup of the most sensational, confusing and jaw-dropping things that Newt tried to tell America during his campaign.

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