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Rubio's Amnesty: A Path to Oblivion for the GOP

lbs2 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 10:15 PM
As obama says repeatedly, lets make this clear. Rubio has no expertise with illegal Mexicans. His expertise is with Cubans, which is his history. Are any of you familiar with the "wet foot/dry foot" Cuban refugee policy? In Rubio's immigration bill, that policy is done away with. No longer will Cubans be turned back to Cuba if they are intercepted in open waters. If Cuban refugees are picked up in open waters and their intentions were to reach U.S. shores, they will be allowed to enter the U.S.

Apart from finding out that Barack Obama did far worse in his re-election than nearly any other incumbent who won re-election, the only thing that perked me up after Nov. 6 was coming across a Time magazine published after the 2004 election, when George W. Bush won a second term.

In the mirror image of all the 2012 post-election analyses, the Democrats were said to be finished, out of ideas, hopelessly unpopular. It's like watching MSNBC, with the word "Democrats" replaced with "Republicans."

Democrats had thrown everything they had into beating Bush, crushing the Howard Dean wing of...