Skip to comments.Dick Armey: Tom Tancredo is ‘destructive’ to Republicans on immigration
Posted on 03/15/2010 9:15:22 PM PDT by pissant
Former Republican House leader Dick Armey said staunch anti-immigration opponents such as Rep. Tom Tancredo are destructive to Republicans and are alienating a natural constituency that could help the party win elections.
Who in the Republican Party was the genius that said that now that we have identified the fastest-growing voting demographic in America, lets go out and alienate them? Armey said, referencing Hispanics, during a luncheon in Washington at the National Press Club.
When I was the majority leader, I saw to it that Tom Tancredo did not get on the stage because I saw how destructive he was, Armey said of the Colorado congressman and 2008 Republican presidential candidate known for his opposition to illegal immigration.
Armey said this is a nation of immigrants and if you love America, love freedom and if you will work and pay taxes, you should be welcome in the country.
The former majority leader, who is now chairman of FreedomWorks and heavily involved in the Tea Party movement, said the INS is deformed and dysfunctional.
They way they treat these folks is unbelievably rude and callous and cruel. Fix that agency, make it do its job, make it do its job in a humane
fashion and then you can control the borders, he said.
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little dickie PING
Up yours, Dickhead Armey!
Armey is an A-Hole.
“When I was the majority leader.” When. You’re not now. Go away, little girl. And stop trying to hijack the Tea Party movement.
Armey has been an amnesty queen for years, this isn’t new for that drunk.
Stopped reading right there.
I didn’t know that Dicks could talk.
What “natural constituency” is that, Dick? Criminals?
Meanwhile, Dick Armey was replaced by a true Conservative, Dr. Michael Burgess, who is a supporter of Mr. Tancredo and a staunch opponent of illegal immigration,
So, that's Dick Armey's immigration policy? At least two or three billion people around the world could qualify under that guideline.
And this nut is pretending to be some sort of leader in the Tea Party movement? Most of these border state politicians, no matter the party, suffer from some sort of Tex-Mex fever and think Republicans must pander to Latinos as much as the Dims. What an idiot.
Armey’s cred has been shot for a while now. This doesn’t help. He should quit digging.
He needs to go back to the ACLU
How is a population with a 50% illegitimacy rate a “natural” constituency for Republicans?
Someone put a condom on that Dick, before he shoots off again and the unprotected contract mental aids.
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