Sanity On Immigration


Tiger Hawk dissects a know-nothing anti-immigrant proposal. His bottom line:

The question should not be whether we can keep out Mexicans, but what we should do about the rising Hispanic culture in this country? Can we create a system under which Mexican immigrants are happy to fly the Star-Spangled Banner, sing our songs, join us in our wars, think of Washington, Franklin, Jefferson and Adams as "founding fathers," and otherwise honor our great traditions? I think we can, but we have to let go of the twin sins of nativism and unthinking "multiculturalism" to do it.

Yep and yep.

(Photo: Steven Senne/AP.)