Why I Support Newt

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Commentator David Brooks writes in support of the election of Newt Gingrich. He says ousting Newt would have been an extreme punishment for some rather minor infractions...and that Republicans would have gotten only a short-term boost if they "betrayed" their leader. He says the Republicans today struck a blow for loyalty, for simple justice and for the good of the country.

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