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I guess that government intervention in a market is just fine with Newt as long as it benefits business interests who turn around and pay him the big lobbying bucks:

Gingrich: Urban Sophisticates Don’t Understand Why Home Ownership is Important

Newt on Housing

Apparently speaking to his suburban, middle-class base, he struck a populist tone: “Those who, you know, live in high-rise apartment buildings writing for fancy newspapers in the middle of town after they ride the metro, who don’t understand that for most Americans the ability to buy a home, to have their own property, to have a sense of belonging is one of the greatest achievements of their life, and it makes them feel like they are good solid citizens,” he told the crowd

hat tip: Richard

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