Newt Gingrich lays out clearly why a health care mandate is necessary. It's base entirely on self reliance, the supposed foundation of the Republican Party. It's not, but that's another story.
Require health insurance or post a $100,000 to $150,000 bond. How easy was that?
Newt Gingrich, in a 2008 appearance at Alegent Health Clinic in Bellevue, Nebraska, expresses strong support for an individual mandate.