Steve Chapman Points to GOP Progress on Immigration

Republican PartyIn 2012, the Republican Party stood
for the ancient biblical proposition that the sins of the father
should be visited upon the son. Mitt Romney captured its
presidential nomination while vowing to veto the Dream Act, which
would allow immigrants brought here illegally as children to gain
citizenship. The new statement of “principles on immigration”
issued by congressional Republicans does not sound hateful toward
brown people. The good news, writes Steve Chapman, is that
many GOP members grasp the need to moderate their policy. The bad
news is that the party still perpetuates the fantasy of wiping out
illegal immigration by empowering government.

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from Hit & Run

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