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Chuck Norris endorsed Republican presidential candidate, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich seen here speaking during a campaign stop at Salem High School on January 06, 2012.
Chuck Norris can cut a hot knife with butter; he can do a wheelie on a unicycle; and when he plays Pac Man the ghosts stay in the box, the web memes say.
But can the action star's endorsement make Newt Gingrich the next President of the United States?
Friday, on the conservative website World Net Daily, Norris wrote that he and his wife "believe Newt’s experience, leadership, knowledge, wisdom, faith and even humility to learn from his failures (personal and public) can return America to her glory days."
The CBS television star even used a phrase from fellow CBS heavyweight "Survivor" to back the former Speaker of the House. "[Gingrich] is the best man left on the battlefield who is able to outwit, outplay and outlast [President Barack] Obama and his campaign machine," Norris wrote.
Before Gingrich and wife Callista start measuring the curtains they should take pause because even though Internet mythology has it that Chuck Norris once killed 37 terrorists with 2 bullets (and one was just a warning shot), he doesn't have the best accuracy in identifying GOP nominees.
In 2007 Norris backed Mike Huckabee on WND by writing "though [Rudy] Giuliani might be savvy enough to lead people, Fred Thompson wise enough to wade through the tides of politics, [John] McCain tough enough to fight terrorism, and [Mitt] Romney business-minded enough to grow our economy, I believe the only one who has all of the characteristics to lead America forward into the future is ex-Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee."
Sen. McCain wound up the GOP nominee. He and former Alaska governor Sara Palin were defeated by then-senators Barack Obama and Joe Biden.
One would think that the star of "Walker, Texas Ranger" would support the remaining Texan left in the race, Congressman Ron Paul, but Norris chose the long-time politician from Georgia. Overlooking Paul dismayed WND reader Lori Piquette.
"You no longer deserve all of those memes and jokes. I cannot believe any sane person would endorse anyone except Ron Paul," she commented.