In contrast, Newt Gingrich reflects a conservative-Republican response. Note that the United States has the capacity to have disabled the missile; Gingrich says he would have done so. Such action would have sent a clear message that North Korea's efforts to launch such a missile will not be tolerated. Period. It would have captured Kim Jung Il's attention and drawn a firm line in the sand. Instead, Kim now has no meaningful incentive not to take the next step.
Which approach do you think makes us safer?