Thursday, October 16, 2008

BOTH of 'Em Refused to Address It

Illegal immigration. Kausfiles notes:

Most telling passage:. Two times, if I remember right, McCain rattled off long lists of occasions when he had gone against his party, and each time he left off "immigration," his most salient anti-GOP heresy. (He brifely mentioned it later in a more anodyne context.)

Once Obama had an opening to back up his charge that McCain was an unreliable champion of "comprehensive immigration reform."

He didn't take it.

This suggests that both candidates recognize that pushing "comprehensive immigration reform"--i.e. legaliztion--is a loser with the general electorate.

It also suggests that legalization will be accomplished by 2010.

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