Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich implored Republicans in a column this week to take political advantage of the Democrat Party’s leftward lurch and rebrand them as “Big Government Socialists,” adding that the GOP may never get a better opportunity to do so.
“Every Democratic senator and representative has already voted for the outline of Senator Bernie Sanders’ $3.5 trillion Big Government Socialist bill. No matter what lies they tell back home about being moderates, their names are right there on pages S6237 (Aug. 10) and H4371 (Aug. 24) of the Congressional Record,” Gingrich wrote in an essay.
“When it mattered there were no moderate Democrats. The only Democrats serving in Congress were unanimously willing to vote for Big Government Socialism,” the Georgia Republican wrote…(Read more)