Déjà Vu At CPAC: President Gingrich Makes His Entrance

When I saw this Crooks and Liars video of Newt Gingrich’s entrance to CPAC today, walking from the back of the auditorium to “Eye of the Tiger” while being mobbed by the audience, I thought C&L must have made some sort of mistake:

The reason I thought this was a mistake was because this is literally exactly the same thing he did last year, all the way down to the introduction from David Bossie of Citizens United:

No speaker at CPAC makes this sort of absurdly self-aggrandizing entrance … except Gingrich, who has done it in two consecutive years.