The Tea Party Case for Newt Gingrich

The Republican Party seems to be struggling to find a candidate it can unite around.  One impediment may be a mindset common among some of my fellow Tea Partiers, a false dichotomy that if you are in government you are part of the problem, and if you are not in government, you are part of the solution -- whatever those problems or solutions may be.    Herman Cain says, "The folks in Washington have held public office.  How's that working out for you?"  It's a catchy comeback.  But is government tenure, whether recent or not, the reality of the problems in Washington?  The biggest problem in Washington today is that we have a president who basically has no experience doing anything important or relevant.  And he has surrounded himself with advisors and staff that are inexperienced as well.  That's the problem. This problem can befall Democrats or Republicans.  Let me give a Republican example.  President Bush's first...(Read Full Article)