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More "Bitter Clingers"?

Today, President Obama spoke at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast. A transcript of his remarks is here.

The part that really jumped out at me was when the President asserted that "[immigration] is a subject that can expose raw feelings and feed our fears of change.  It can be tempting to think that those coming to America today are somehow different from us."
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Typical Obama move -- reminiscent of the "bitter clingers" remark, isn't it? Anybody who isn't for his version of "immigration reform" (i.e., amnesty) is nothing but a bigot with a pathological fear of "change."  Rarely has a President insulted so many of his fellow Americans with such regularity.

Just for the record: Very few Americans oppose all immigration -- rather, they oppose illegal immigration, and the attack on our sovereignty that results from the Obama administration's non-enforcement of the immigration laws on the books.  The issue isn't about "change" or "difference" or bigotry . . . it's about the rule of law.

If the President actually stopped the flow of illegal immigrants into this country -- and contrary to his claims, the metric isn't how many people the government employs to do this, but how well they succeed -- I bet he'd be amazed at how open Americans in both parties would be to solving the remaining immigration issues.

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