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To: Brices Crossroads
...that he shared the Mexican President’s vision for open borders. The letter is a transparent attempt to curry favor with the GOP primary electorate.

Well, you're determined to continue to be wrong on his statements. What he said was:

"President Fox’s vision for an open border is a vision I embrace, as long as we demonstrate the will to address the obstacles to it. An open border means poverty has given way to opportunity, and Mexico’s citizens do not feel compelled to cross the border to find that opportunity. It means we have addressed pollution concerns, made substantial progress in stopping the spread of disease, and rid our crossings of illicit drug smuggling activity. Clearly we have a long way to go in addressing those issues."

Perry deserves to be called on some of these issues, but you will still be called out for mischaracterizing his words no matter how often you post them.

124 posted on 08/12/2011 2:05:44 PM PDT by GunRunner (10 Years of FReeping...)
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To: GunRunner

“and Mexico’s citizens do not feel compelled to cross the border to find that opportunity.”

That is nice high sounding rhetoric but it means nothing. Rick Perry can’t reverse Mexico’s poverty. It just gives him the slightest bit of cover while he pushes the Corridor and incentivizes illegae entry by offering free tuition breaks to illegals.

That is just the fact. He is going to have a hard time explaining this and some of his other positions. It is not an attack to call him on it. He has been sold as a genuine conservative and the more we hear about him, the less he looks the part. He and Romney will be drinking from the same moderate trough, and that helps Sarah Palin. So I welcome Perry to the race. I really do.


127 posted on 08/12/2011 2:19:04 PM PDT by Brices Crossroads
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