Within hours of the Supreme Court’s decision on the Arizona
immigration law — leaving in place a core section of the law that
allows local law enforcement to continue checking the immigration
status of anyone suspected of being an illegal — the Obama
administration has just said it will no longer enforce the law.
reports that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security — that
would be Secretary Janet “Big Sis” Napolitano — has just announced
that the Obamites are “suspending a key program that allowed state
and local law enforcement to enforce federal immigration law.”
In other words, they didn’t like the Court’s ruling so — they
simply will not enforce the law because they don’t like it.
Why? The unspoken reason?
Progressives need to play the politics of race or they are out
of business. So Secretary Janet Napolitano has just played the race
card — effectively telling the Court to drop dead.
Who cares about the Constitution when the Latino vote is so
Shades of George Wallace.
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Jeffrey Lord is a former Reagan White House political director and author. He writes from Pennsylvania at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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