Newt Gingrich on the Ingraham Angle | May 26, 2021

Newt gives his thoughts on why the American majority can rise up and stop the left’s radical policies for the future.


Newt Gingrich
The Ingraham Angle
May 26, 2021

I know, it is hard to believe. I think that the radical left has given us an enormous gift. Working with a number of pollsters, we found out that in fact John McLachlan in particular, there are over 30 issues where 75 or 85% of the American people agree and these are issues where the left is totally opposed. School choice for example, is a 72 or 74% positive with both black and Latino families who realize that the current school system simply isn’t serving them. You have a number of other places — after all this talk about racism and racial division, by 91 to 5, the American people prefer Reverend Martin Luther King’s proposition that he cared about the content of your character, not the color of your skin. That’s like 91 to 5. You find that in terms of dismissing this corrupt politicians bill and insisting that you know who’s voting that you can identify them that’s an 88% issue. And I think a part of the problem is Republicans don’t appreciate the power of describing a better future, not just attacking the sick present. So, I think there are things we can do, the ones you mentioned are exactly in the right direction. You know, Biden wants to raise taxes — 75% of the American people want to lower taxes. You can’t sustain — if we are competent, if we learn the arguments, if we are prepared to be disciplined, if we continually focus on the future. We are going to build an American majority that is bigger than the Republican party and we are going to shrink the radicals to about 15 or 16%. That’s what Margaret Thatcher did, that’s what Ronald Reagan did.
You’re exactly right. Look, I think in places, for example, like Fairfax County which is supposedly a blue county. You go around the county and ask parents how they feel about dumbing down education, how they feel about bringing in racism, we’ve got to be straight, and we got to be as clear and as strong in our language as the radical left is. The radical left is the most racist group in America, and we need to say that and take it head-on, and we need to not be intimidated by the elite media who are all sucked into this baloney and frankly are increasingly out of touch with the American people. The American people talk to themselves, and they build an understanding and there is, I think, a hurricane coming of anti-left-wing, antiradical, antiracist views where people are just going to say nonsense. Either close the schools, fire the people, break up the teachers union, but get rid of all of this effort to brainwash our children and for that matter to brainwash the military, to brainwash corporate executives. It is pathetic but it takes the conservatism that is articulate, is prepared and understands where the fights ought to be if you really want to build a huge American majority.

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