So instead of pandering to divisiveness, wouldn't it be healthier for our nation if Gingrich and others recognized that, while we may express our sentiments differently, there's common ground here that we can build on?
Before you jump on the "repeal child labor laws" bandwagon, I urge you to inform yourself. Do we really want to go that far backward? It's time to look forward, to figure out how to get adults back to work.
When Newt Gingrich proposed that students take over cleaning our schools, he was rightly denounced for wanting to eliminate child labor laws. But not a word has been said about the low-wage janitors who would lose their jobs.