Gingrich went on to call Obama's failur to pick Hillary Clinton "the great mistake of his career." He noted that Hillary got 18 million votes and that Biden got 9 thousand. He also joked that Obama picked, "a U.S. Senator elected when Sarah Palin was nine." He also noted that Obama has spent just two days longer in Kuwait than has Obama. "She is now more interesting on college campuses than Obama ... she is more of a change-agent than Obama ..."