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How politically untenable is GOP chatter about repealing the 14th Amendment? Even anti-illegal immigration hardliner Lou Dobbs doesn't think it's a good idea. "I part ways with the senators on that," Dobbs told Fox's Megyn Kelly about suggestions from Lindsey Graham, Jeff Sessions, and Jon Kyl that the 14th Amendment should be changed to deny citizenship to the children of illegal aliens. "If you're going to insist upon the rule of law and order--and I do--I have to insist that we recognize those anchor babies as citizen of this country."

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