Newt Gingrich quote...

The Speaker of the House of Representatives to the American Medical Association:

The reason I'm seen in the media as a radical is that I just keep talking about what should be obvious common sense. We had a press conference with a woman who had been raped by a serial rapist who was let back out, and he had spent his eight years in jail being fairly good because there were no women around and working in the weight room. Now, what kind of a society doesn't make prisoners work, doesn't make prisoners learn, and lets them spend all day getting physically stronger so that when they get back out and have an 83 per cent recidivism rate, we can make sure they're really strong the next time they hurt somebody? Now that's the scale of change you need in simply applying common sense to a problem

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