Skip to comments.Ruben Navarrette: Obama's immigration problem
Posted on 04/07/2012 6:27:05 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
- When I said recently that President Barack Obama had a habit of not being truthful about his immigration record, an angry Obama supporter demanded that I give specifics.
There are so many examples it's tough to keep track.
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ONE theory that may make sense is Obama really DOESN'T care too much about illegals....while he would love their votes, their presence also irritates his urban base and his union thugs.
The fact that the President could not get the holdout Democrats to vote for the DREAM Act in the sunset days of the last Congress should tell young illegal immigrants exactly what their status is with the Democrats - pawns. And they are best served to the Democrats ONLY as pawns. They want “comprehensive” (read, wide-open) immigration reform and they know that the only part of the illegal community with a bona-fide equitable argument are young students. So if a bill is passed addressing only their situation, the rest of the “New Democrat Voter” movement dies on the vine. The DREAM Act bill was RIGHT. THERE. for the passing of because of a handful of DEMOCRATS, it didn’t pass. What does that tell you about how the Democratic Party thinks of the students? Pawns.
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