Gingrich: ‘Rule of law’ is key to ensuring America’s future
Thought Leader: Newt Gingrich
April 18, 2015
(original source Ripon Press)
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich opened his talk last week Wednesday with an extended dissertation on early American politics, admitting it may have been “a bit more academic” than most expected.
But he later brought it all together with two concepts he said ring true in Washington today.
“… If you do not have a system of rule of law, you will inevitably end up with a dictatorship,” he said of lessons he’s learned from the decisions America’s first politicians made. “The second thing I understood was, we are surrounded by enemies. The world is dangerous, and we are surrounded by wolves — and the wolves will eat you.”
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