Thursday, December 15, 2011
From the Center for American Progress:
Newt Gingrich is the only top-tier candidate standing to express support for anything short of massively expensive and economically self-defeating enforcement policy. He has characterized his approach to immigration as humane, compassionate, and realistic. But is it really a kinder, gentler, approach that could actually win Latino support in the general election if he wins the nomination? In a word, no. In fact, Gingrich twists himself up like a pretzel trying to be all things to all voters.
In this issue brief, Marshall Fitz takes a closer look at Newt Gingrich’s immigration proposal and strategy and concludes it is doomed to fail for three reasons.