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The Beginning of the Beginning of the Immigration Debate

Carolyn272 Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 12:54 PM
What about all the visa-overstayers? And have you looked at the photos of apples rotting on the trees and citrus fruits rotting on the ground in Florida because our spoiled brat White youngsters won't get off their duffs and pick them? Of course, they should be getting union wages.

The end of the first week of the debate over immigration reform proved that it is the roller derby of public policy debates for Republicans and Democrats alike.

Louisiana Senator David Vitter was the first to provide a face plant and skid over the rails. The blowback directed at Vitter for mocking Marco Rubio was intense, and the penalty box includes a copy of An American Son for reading. “Naïve” about immigration doesn’t work well with the son of immigrants.

More seriously, Senator Schumer may have declared immigration reform over before it began...