At debate, Newt Gingrich panders to NWO conspiracy theorists by name-dropping UN Agenda 21
From last night’s debate, here’s former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich sneaking in a dogwhistle to the “One World Government” / “New World Order” conspiracist crowd, with a UN Agenda 21 name drop: cbsnews.com
Major Garrett: If you were president, how would you think outside the box about some of the issues we’ve discussed here tonight?
Newt Gingrich: Well, in a number of ways. As I said earlier, I would— I would explicitly adopt the Reagan/John Paul II/ Thatcher strategy towards Iran. I would do the same thing towards North Korea. I would adopt a very strong policy towards the United Nations of— dramatically taken on its— its absurdities. I would explicitly repudiate what Obama’s done on Agenda 21 as the kind of interference from the United Nations that’s wrong.
There are a number of other areas. I would also, frankly, apply— Lean Six Sigma to the Pentagon to liberate the money to rebuild the na— we’re— we— we— we need a capital investment program. And this administration is shrinking the Navy to a point where it’s going to be incapable of its doing its job worldwide. So there are a number of places I would be thinking outside the box.
The video is here (jump to ~1:15):
Also, here he is explicitly promoting the issue in his official YouTube channel:
And finally, here is the former Speaker, in September, at an Orlando Tea Party event, tossing it out once again (jump to ~1:05):
Gingrich: One of the things that is popping up, for example, is Agenda 21, which is not something I even knew about until we did a couple of conference calls. That’s probably going to be one of the very first executive orders, is to cease all federal funding of any kind of activity that relates to the United Nations Agenda 21.