Skip to comments.Gingrich 'prepared to take the heat' with talk of amnesty ("Let's be humane in enforcing the law")
Posted on 11/22/2011 7:54:13 PM PST by rabscuttle385Edited on 11/22/2011 8:03:27 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
“I do not believe that the people of the United States are going to take people who’ve been here for a quarter of a century … [and] separate them from their families and expel them,” Gingrich said during a discussion about illegal immigration and border security. “I do believe we should control the border. I do believe we should have very severe penalties.”
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...and this weasel is the best that the GOP can do?
In other words Newt, we’re heartless. We’ve heard that before.
I seriously doubt that he has any idea of the magnitude of the heat he brought down on himself tonight.
Well, since the law hasn’t been enforced much, starting somewhere is a good start, no?.
It will not be surprising if the ticket has Newt in the VP slot.
Where are all the people who were criticizing Perry for having a more conservative immigration stance than Newt?
>> he said. I’m prepared to take the heat in saying: Let’s be humane in enforcing the law.”
Newt’s being a dick by implying the Conservative goal involves inhumane treatment of illegal aliens.
I was on the fence, but now I can comfortably say adios to Newt. We don’t need any more “Compassionate Conservatives” bending over for the left; that’s what put us into this hole. I don’t know who will get my vote in the primary, but I know one who will not.
Wow, Newt has lost FR... Newt/Perry haters tonight!
Oh BS, “control the border’ How long have both parties been saying this, yet it continues Keep on making exceptions based on selfish political purposes, and then once the point of no return is reached, then what
The borders could have been controlled decades ago. People here legally are still expected to obey the law, the paperwork, the timelines . . . yet people of all classes continue to game the system with border crossings, fake marriages and the like and the rest of us poor souls are just supposed to grin and bear it
Get out here, Newt, with the real world and see what it’s like to deal with this.
This will sure bury him. Will the Fox News folks be able to keep up the support like that . . . ? Obama would skewer him easily.
IOW, only enforce laws Newt feels good about. Ignore the rest.
That is why I rank Newt with Mitt. Newt talks better than Mitt, but neither has a conservative heart. If either wins the nomination, you’ll see them shift left with blazing speed. They are politicians at heart. Period.
He left out pulling wings off of butterfly’s, killing unicorns. Sorry Newt I am heartless i guess.
Shouldn’t we let all of the inmates out of our prisons and jails? After all, they have families too!
Newt was doing so well too, then just cow flopped...
He’s not alone.
Cain, Perry, Gingrich, well.....everyone but Bachmann, really......have called for “reasonable” or “humane” ways to deal with the “11 million illegals already here.” Every one of them wants non-deportation without amnesty for some of the illegals already here.
At least he actually talked about who he’d deport. Bachmann, too. This has got to be the first campaign we’ve actually seen that.
As an American citizen, I would toss them in a minute. As for separating them from their families, I would not. I would send the entire family back to the countries they came from. The children born here can come back when they are of age.
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