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NAACP, Right Wing foes get friendly
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Can prominent right-wingers like Newt Gingrich and Grover Norquist get along with the very liberal NAACP? Yes, they can, at least on the high cost of prisons. I'm talking about the recent dance toward common ground taken by some prominent conservatives toward the very liberal National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Such paragons of conservatism as Gingrich, a 2012 Republican presidential hopeful; Norquist, head of Americans for Tax Reform; and David A. Keene, former chairman of the American Conservative Union, have endorsed a new NAACP report, "Misplaced Priorities: Over Incarcerate, Under Educate."