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Newt, Newt, Newt

At The College Fix, a symposium of conservative students give the debate to Gingrich.

Aaron Marcus of Rutgers: “Newt Gingrich had one of his best debates by far tonight…”

T. Elliot Gaiser of Hillsdale: “In the end, however, Newt Gingrich was the most interesting, engaging, and presidential on the stage. While Romney was solid, he did not have the power of Gringrich’s historical perspective”

Cameron Parker of UNC: “Notable was Gingrich’s support of giving visas to foreign graduates of American universities. He also stuck his neck out for illegal immigrants by supporting the DREAM Act — a completely sensible piece of reform that has nevertheless been unpopular among Conservatives. Maybe he’s trying to take his poll position out for a spin? Overall, he was more agreeable tonight and got lots of airtime.”

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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