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'Me Too' Republicans

Stuart95 Wrote: Mar 27, 2013 7:09 PM
Easy there, boys. There should be some sort of penalty for being here illegally, but it's not like they torched an orphanage. A well-considered immigration policy would assess a penalty, perhaps a fine, longer waiting period to become a citizen, or longer waiting period to apply for citizenship, and would certainly require that all applicants show evidence of self-support. By the way, 40% of illegals entered the country legally, but simply didn't leave when their visas expired? Hardly reason for vitriol.
Many ideas presented as "new" are just rehashes of old ideas that have been tried before -- and have failed before. So it is no surprise that the recent "Growth and Opportunity Project" report to the Republican National Committee is a classic example of what previous generations called "Me too" Republicanism.

These are Republicans who think that the key to winning elections is to do more of what the Democrats are doing. In effect, they say "me too" on issues such as immigration, in hopes of gaining more new votes than they lose by betraying their existing supporters.

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