Gingrich Agrees With Kristol: "Yeah," Republicans Should "Go for the Kill" on Health Reform
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Earlier this week, the Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol urged conservative activists and Republicans to “resist the temptation” to work with Democrats in crafting health reform and instead “ go for the kill.” Kristol famously wrote a memo before the Clinton health care debate similarly urging Republicans, and then Rep. Newt Gingrich (R-GA), “ to defeat any Democratic health reform bill” as a political strategy to “send them to voters empty-handed.” At a press conference this morning, ThinkProgress asked Gingrich if he agrees with the “go for the kill” strategy Kristol is advocating:
Q: Bill Kristol said that conservatives should ‘move for the kill’ on what is being proposed in the House and the Senate. How do you feel about that?