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Tancredo and Immigration

By on 1.16.07 | 12:40PM

Of course, the main issue raised by a Tom Tancredo presidential bid is not abortion but immigration. Many immigration hawks are pleased to hear that Tancredo may be running; it gives them a chance to send a message about the borders during the Republican primaries.

These voters should be a bit less pleased. The fact that Tancredo has taken a step toward a run suggests that no Republican who can actually win the nomination has decided to run on anything approximating their preferred platform.

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