“If there’s a threat, you have a right to defend society, people will give up all their liberties to avoid that level of threat.“ ~Newt Gingrich, who considers Benjamin Franklin one of his heroes.
Think Progress has the story.
So just how full of doodoo is this man anyway? Who has this right to defend society? Since when is it a right? And what happens if the threat to society is from those who are supposedly in charge of keeping society safe?