Kathleen your are 100% correct, and Gingrich is correct but it is pretty obvious. Arabs don't understand democracy. Part of the reason they hate democratic Israel is it is a bad example for their leaders. Gingrich had his spring a long time ago, he flowered, and now he is compost; the smelly kind.
Jordan foreign minister says to speak with Kerry on Israel-Palestinian conflict (Reuters)
from the article: 'The Arab Spring is a fantasy'