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Re: Tancredo

By on 1.19.07 | 5:06AM

Jim, you pose a characteristically shrewd analysis of Tom Tancredo's Presidential chances, and possible unintended consequences. But it's a Hobson's choice, isn't it? Either the immigration issue is worth attention from the hawkish point of view, or it is not. And other politicians' cowardice in the face of a vast voter sentiment of this sort -- that's one of the major exasperations of our public life.

Tancredo has one other thing going for him: He talks like a real human being. Presidential candidates so seldom do.

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