Re: Chuck Fleischmann Comments On Supreme Court Ruling On Arizona's Immigration Law
Congressman Fleischmann’s response is the party line you will hear spouted over and over by the Republicans, including Mitt Romney. Why? Because they cannot come to grips with their failure in the last 11 years to find any agreement on a fair immigration plan for Latinos.
Republicans owe their very souls to the Tea Party that has continued its bigoted tirade on Latinos and Hispanics. Because of this, Fleischmann and other conservatives like Jan Brewer of Arizona are really in a box on this issue. If they continue to use their heavy-handed rhetoric on deportation and illegal stops through “reasonable suspicion,” Republicans will forfeit the Latino vote. That will likely lose them the election in November. So the best bet is to overlook their continued obstruction on any reasonable bill or act on immigration and do what they always have done—blame Obama.
Most Americans should easily see through this ploy. Republicans have turned their collective backs on the traditional minorities of America and the middle class. And their feeble attempts to deflect their growing reputation as conservative extremists are becoming boring and laughable. If there is one thing the Republican Party cannot be, it is all things to all people.
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Interesting that you left the word illegal out of your tirade. Most Tea Party members are against illegal immigration and in favor of legal immigration.
Perhaps you can look up the difference in the dictionary.