(picture swiped from Hugh Hewitt.com)To the horror of conservatives and the delight of liberals, President Bush, John McCain, Lindsey Graham and other out of touch beltway types have torn the Republican party apart. This one issue is so volatile and they approached with such arrogance and elitism (we know better than 80% of America) that if it cannot be stopped it will bring countless millions more illegal immigrants inside our country. They might be great working class folks, but we won't know that, they'll be hiding from authorities...except of course during their parades!
The always level headed Peggy Noonan nails it today.
For almost three years, arguably longer, conservative Bush supporters have felt like sufferers of battered wife syndrome. You don't like endless gushing spending, the kind that assumes a high and unstoppable affluence will always exist, and the tax receipts will always flow in? Too bad! You don't like expanding governmental authority and power? Too bad. You think the war was wrong or is wrong? Too bad.
But on immigration it has changed from "Too bad" to "You're bad." READ IT
Cross Posted at Slapstick Politics