Friday, January 20, 2012

Gingrich's Vindictiveness Revealed in Debate

Former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich's vindictiveness comes out with this answer on SOPA.

"You're asking a conservative about the economic interests of Hollywood," were the first words out of the speaker's mouth.

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Leave aside for the moment, the merits (or lack thereof) of his later argument or any argument for this anti-piracy bill. The fact that he would consider the ideological standing of those who are raising the appeal as a reason to support (or oppose) legislation should frighten everybody and the pettiness is unbecoming. Presidents shouldn't admit to having enemies lists that determine how they will treat their fellow Americans.

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