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Fireworks: Republican Congressman vs. MSNBC on Immigration

No-Way-Jose Wrote: Jul 11, 2013 7:56 AM
Labrador's an open borders guy just like most of the others on Capitol Hill. Supports Amnesty (after the mythical point of border "security") -- Check! Supports Dream Act -- Check! Supports "Guest" Worker Plan -- Check! Supports vastly expanding visas -- Check! Supports higher levels of immigration -- Check! He's the "conservative" voice, Mr. Benson? Try again. In the House, how about Steve King? Oh, I get it, he doesn't provide the tokenism of an Hispanic name like Labrador and Rubio so he can't count. Just becasue he is slightly to the right of Schumer, Durbin, and Barry does not make him a conservative voice on this issue. No amnesty, now or ever under any conditions -- that along with lower levels of legal immigration is the conservative voice on immigration.
Dyadd Wrote: Jul 11, 2013 10:09 AM
Ty for the heads -up. Conservatives: Don't be fooled again!


Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador appeared on MSNBC this morning and put on a clinic in effective messaging.  He demonstrated how to disagree without being disagreeable, how to reject false premises, and how to turn the tables against critics.  Despite being outnumbered four-to-one, a fairly typical liberal-to-conservative ratio on the non-news network, Labrador thrived (the meat of the exchange begins at the three-minute mark):