Sunday, August 29, 2010

The Obama Administration's "Slaveholder" Logic

Michael Goodwin makes the point on how weak the Democratic open-borders argument is, and simultaneously uncovers yet another intelligence-deficient individual in high places within the Obama administration:

Hoping to turn vice into virtue, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says that without illegal immigrants, food prices would be "three, four or five times" higher.

Cotton-plantation owners made the same argument in 1860

No, it's not intentional. But anyone with even half a brain would have realized what an indelicate and easily disprovable argument this is for unfettered cross-border immigration.

But who am I kidding? Looking for brains (even halves) in Washington, DC? Might as well search for water in the Sahara...

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