Pete du Pont Quotes.
Everyone matures. When I was Newt’s age, I thought I had the right answer to things. The baby-boomers as political leaders are still on trial by the American people.
The struggle you see in the Republican Party today is the country club Republican versus the bowling alley Republican. Colin Powell brings us back to the country club image. He’s an insider. He’s a moderate.
One of the tragedies of the Bush administration is that we went back to business as usual, make a deal with the Democrats, lets all be friends in Washington philosophy.
Franklin Roosevelt was a great leader. He saw how to use the levers of power to affect change.
Franklin Roosevelt had to govern at a time of crisis. If you’re going to make changes in the way a nation thinks, you have to have the ability to take the crisis of the moment and use it to shape an agenda.
Newt changed the frame of reference of all of our candidates. That’s why we won so big in 1994.
There’s a very big gulf between the black civil rights leadership in America and the black middle class in America. The black middle class are conservative. Many of those minorities can be persuaded to be members of the Republican Party.
Things move very slowly in politics. We seem to fight the same wars over and over again.
That’s the way it is with entrepreneurial people. You try one thing, it doesn’t work, you try another.
Talk radio has made an enormous run around establishment media. But the Interne is making an end run around talk radio. Suddenly we’re faced with an information age.
Moderates shouldn’t be nervous about Newt because he has a vision, he’s laid it forward. He’s fundamentally leading us in the way that middle class Americans want to go.
Our original idea was to help three or four hundred candidates in the first election run for the Ohio State legislature and the California legislature around the country.
They wrong opportunity who say she knocks but once
From the Soviet gulag to the Nazi concentration camps and the killing fields of Cambodia, history teaches that granting the state legal authority to kill innocent individuals has dreadful consequences.
Has President Bush exceeded his constitutional authority or acted illegally in authorizing wiretaps without a warrant? Benjamin Franklin would not have thought so.
Ronald Reagan gave our party a bowling alley image as opposed to a country club image. We were talking to people who go bowling on Thursday night, and they were understanding what we were saying.
If you’re going to try to win an election, you can’t be 80 percent. You can’t say, I’m for what my Democratic opponent is, for but not quite so much of it.