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Sat Feb 9, 2013, 01:54 PM

Gingrich to Republicans: Don't sound like Romney on immigration

Newt Gingrich has a warning for the GOP: Don't sound like Mitt Romney on immigration.

Gingrich emailed supporters on Friday night ripping Romney for the way he discussed immigration during the 2012, and calling for Republicans to draw lessons from the exchanges to avoid the same type of rhetoric.

"It is difficult to understand how someone running for President of the United States, a country with more than 50 million Hispanic citizens, could fail to acknowledge that the American people should not take grandmothers who have been here 25 years, have deep family and community ties — and forcibly expel them," he writes before attacking Romney for his comments on "self-deportation," warning that "rhetoric can kill the Republican Party among Latinos."


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"I write this because as the current immigration debate heats up it is critical for us to recognize that words and attitudes really matter," he writes. "Understanding what people hear matters. We may not mean to say what people hear we say. After decades in politics this is a lesson I have learned the hard way. As a party, we simply cannot continue with immigration rhetoric that in 2012 became catastrophic — in large part because it was not grounded in reality."


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"This does not mean we as Republicans should give up on our principles, or on the priority of securing the border," he concludes. It means we must recognize, as I tried to do in that primary debate, that politics is always an intersection of principles and people. A party that appears to ignore people won’t get the chance to make the case for its principles — any of them."


http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/282083-gingrich-to-gop-dont-sound-like-romney-on-immigration#ixzz2KQgmsLVb

I love how Newt is so shameless in his "Frankly, Republicans are foolish today" schtick. We all know how much of a POS he is...





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YoungDemCA Feb 2013 OP
louis-t Feb 2013 #1
moman Feb 2013 #2
longship Feb 2013 #3
rocktivity Feb 2013 #4
wandy Feb 2013 #5
meow2u3 Feb 2013 #6
oldandhappy Feb 2013 #7

Response to YoungDemCA (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2013, 01:58 PM

1. Right, don't "sound" like Romney.

Newt, we know EXACTLY what you are saying. Asshole.

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Response to YoungDemCA (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2013, 01:58 PM

2. What He Is Really Saying Is

Yeh I know we all believe the stuff Romney was saying,but we cant publicly say it anymore.

So lets just

LIE!

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Response to YoungDemCA (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2013, 02:16 PM

3. Be like Romney, but don't sound like him. nt

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Response to YoungDemCA (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2013, 02:21 PM

4. Rocktivity To Everyone: Don't Listen To Gingrigh

About Anything


rocktivity

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Response to YoungDemCA (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2013, 02:48 PM

5. Am I the only one that finds this a bit ironic........

What's with this sudden Teapublican interest in Latinos.
They haven't had any interest in Blacks, Orientals and even us Pollacks in recent history.
If you weren't old, rich, or their particular flavor of white you weren't important.
What's up with that?
I guess they just need to change their "image".

No racial slurs intended. That would tick off my Polish ancestry.

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Response to YoungDemCA (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2013, 03:04 PM

6. Translation: Don't SOUND like Mitt Romney on immigration; just act like him

Or act like the crooked sheriff from Arizona....

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Response to YoungDemCA (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2013, 10:35 PM

7. Newt honey

Romney was reading from the script!!

Will you be editing the platform any time soon??!!

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