December 1st, 2011
07:57 PM ET

Avlon's Political Play of the Day: 'excessive celebration'

It's more often seen in the NFL, where a post-touchdown performance can quickly earn a player a costly (well, for mere mortals) fine. But as John Avlon explains, it also happens in politics, and you might want to keep your eyes on current Republican poll-topper Newt Gingrich. As Avlon explains in the Political Play of the Day, getting too excited by your score–before the game is finished–can be a big mistake.

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