May 19, 2011

Immigration Politcs: Mitt Romney's Mexican Roots

Mitt Romney's Mexican Roots - OtherWords: "I only wish the former Massachusetts governor's views on immigration were informed by the reality of his background, rather than the generic Republican Party rhetoric he's espousing more and more often. ...

Romney says undocumented immigrants should all go home, because they're breaking the law. But his family history encompasses the flouting of the laws of two countries. His great-grandfather Miles Park Romney fled Utah for Mexico in 1884 to avoid persecution for the Mormon practice of plural marriage."

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