His policy was quite clear, it seems:

"We think our national boundaries should be respected. That's a biblical principle also," said Christian Coalition lobbyist Jim Backlin.

Immigration is turning into a fascinating debate. While you can unite Latino and White and black evangelicals in hostility to gays, you can't easily unite them in opposition to illegal immigrants. And so one more fissure in the Rove realignment appears. And hope blossoms. They have just one more summer of gay-bashing to reverse the damage.

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