Skip to comments.Gingrich to Newsmax: Time for GOP to Be the “Party of Ideas”
Posted on 01/29/2013 1:23:14 PM PST by Olog-hai
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich tells Newsmax that Republicans need to be the party of ideas, offering real solutions instead of playing bumper sticker politics.
Gingrich also says the GOPs stance on immigration during the presidential campaign was devastatingly destructive, but hes hopeful that reform can be implemented thanks to Sen. Marco Rubios very important leadership on the immigration issue.
In an exclusive interview with Newsmax TV, Gingrich discloses how he reacted to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindals recent pronouncement that the GOP should stop being the stupid party. I broke out laughing because when I was first running for Congress back in the 1970s, Irving Kristol wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal entitled The Stupid Party, and he was talking about Republicans, Gingrich says.
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That boy ain’t never been right. Crazy was his long suit, even back in his useful days.
Now he’s the poster boy for everything wrong with the GOP. The battle lines have moved since 1992, and he’s standing on the wrong side.
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