I have been reading the blaze since its inception and have yet to post. I felt compelled to reply to your post, not because I agree with it, which I do, but because of how well written you prosed your speech.
Newt used to be my congressman, and I have met him several times…mostly in High School. I donated money to him during his failed presidential attempt. He has many shortcomings. Yet, debating was never one of them.