Dec 14, 2011

Border Politics: A border debate that counters sense with nonsense

A Washington Post editorial on the nonsense of border politics

Washington Post: "Mr. Obama is now reported to have decided to slash the number of (national) guardsmen on the border, whose deployment was paid for by the Pentagon. His decision is sensible. The deployment was intended to be temporary, and at $10 million a month, it was a luxury the Pentagon, facing billions of dollars in cuts, could hardly justify.

Still, the logic of the president’s decision has not dampened an outcry from Republicans who see political advantage in fanning hysteria on the issue of illegal immigration." read more

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