“Those six people should have been arrested and prosecuted for pretending to be terrorists,” Gingrich said. “And the crew of the U.S. airplane should have been invited to the White House and congratulated for being correct in the protection of citizens.”
First off, I genuinely respect Newt as being one of the most brilliant political strategists of our time. I disagree with him on almost everything, but the guy has an amazing intellect that is sadly lost in the age of sound-bites and flash-bulb attention spans.
With that said, I’d like to thank him (in the most sarcastic manner possible) for giving libertarians more and more reasons to vote Democratic in 2008. Newt just came out and declared that if you think that praying to someone other than Jesus in a language other than English should make you a criminal suspect; vote GOP in 2008. Those who respect religious freedom and wacky legal terms like probable cause should look elsewhere. And his logic is really well thought out. It isn’t like terrorists could try to blend in and refrain from praying. Thanks Newt.