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Idea Man

An e-mail:

K Lo,

I was in the audience for Gingrich’s keynote address to the 10th Annual Healthcare Internet Conference in Atlanta two weeks ago and will say he’s the only figure on the political scene who appears to have any ideas at all. I can’t tell if your closing Corner coment: “Can’t you see people getting totally energized by that for a bit?” was meant to be sarcastic, but I cannot envision getting energized by any of the likely presidential candidates, save perhaps Guiliani. And in his talk, Newt cited Guiliani’s book on leadership as one of the critical modern texts about actually having ideas that solve problems. I was impressed by the substance of Gingrich’s ideas and his ability to express them.

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