Ever since Newt Gingrich returned to prominence a few months ago, people have been mentioning how much Dwight Schrute, the character Rainn Wilson plays on 'The Office,' resembles a young Newt Gingrich. 

Schrute Gingrich

As you can see, the resemblance is pretty uncanny.

Earlier this week, Wilson acknowledged this fact by switching the photo on his official Twitter profile to a headshot of Newt Gingrich from when the presidential hopeful was a professor at the University of West Georgia in the '70s.

Rain Wilson

Could you imagine a President Schrute? Now that would be scary.

[via Twitter]

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