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Gingrich’s Attack on Mitt Romney

It’s a very powerful trailer for the party that needs to be, as David Brooks put it, the party of the “white working class.”

You have to say this: Thanks to Newt, we’ll be prepared now to see how Romney responds to this kind of attack. Because Obama is certainly not going to be held back from making it out of respect for capitalism or fear of backlash from free marketers.

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