I've never been a fan of Gingrich, but last night in the GOP debate, he looked like the moderate on immigration. He thinks illegals who have been in the US for 25 years, have kids and grandkids here, have never committed crimes (other than sneaking into the country illegally), and have been contributing members to their communities should be granted amnesty. I agree! They won't be citizens - they'll be legal aliens.
I'm not a Gingrich fan either, and I was surprised by his position on immigration. It was similar to the proposal by Bush and Ted Kennedy which made sense to me. Deporting 12 or 13 million people isn't practical or humane.
Ralph, it makes perfect sense to me, too. And something else that impressed me was that Newt didn't walk back his statement when confronted by the other candidates - something that's getting harder and harder to find in politics. Of course, the far right is having a field day with this. Ugh.
Hope you have a wonderful holiday, Ralph!
I agree that Newt's position on immigration is closest to my own among the GOP candidates.
...not that I would ever conceivably vote for him, mind you.
Gingrich has serious character issues. I wouldn't trust him out of sight. He makes Richard Nixon look like a saint.
I REALLY don't trust the man (like most here haha) but I def. agree with the stance!
Ayup. I don't think there's anything else I like about him, but he was at least being sensible here. Maybe there's hope for him yet.
Both Perry and Gingrich surprised me concerning their views on undocumented immigration.
They are headed in the right direction, but we have to go further...and it starts with how we use our foreign policy and corporate reach....
by Moderndayslave5 years ago
According to Virginia Republican party, Newt Gingrich is not eligible to run in the Virginia primary election. "Only a failed system excludes four out of the six major candidates seeking access to the ballot,"...
by Holle Abee5 years ago
He wears a toupee. Am I the last person to discover this? Yeah, I know it's not important - I was just surprised.
by Yes Dear6 years ago
Dumb-a$$ Newty-Boy, who said "oral sex is not adultery", now says that judges are not being "American" by taking God out of schools.....Isn't he a "professor" or something? Like Beck?He is...
by Tony Lawrence5 years ago
I am so happy to see the conservative vote rallying around the Newtster. You are absolutely right to abandon Romney. He's a shameless flip-flopper, he wears funny underwear and while he does love big...
by 910chris5 years ago
This now gives N.G. 26 delegates to Romneys 14, but with Florida coming up; will it be enough to take the sunshine state? Remember, there are 50 delegates up for grabs in Florida and they all go to the winner.
by mio cid5 years ago
In light of the latest developments in the republican primaries i'm going to go out on a limb here and say that I don't see a path for Romney to win the nomination, I think after florida Gingrich runs away with it.
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