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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Sowell: GOP Could Blow 2014 Election With Unwise Push For Amnesty

Economist Thomas Sowell offers his usual excellent perspective on the GOP’s makes-no-sense move toward immigration "reform": 
Republicans may once again come to the rescue of the Democrats by discrediting themselves and snatching defeat from the very jaws of victory.
The latest bright idea among Republicans inside the Beltway is a new version of amnesty that is virtually certain to lose votes among the Republican base and is unlikely to gain many votes among the Hispanics that the Republican leadership is courting.
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When it comes to national elections, just what principles do the Republicans stand for?
It is hard to think of any, other than their hoping to win elections by converting themselves into Democrats Lite. But voters who want what the Democrats offer can vote for the real thing, rather than Johnny-come-lately imitations.

The entire article is at Investors Business Daily here.

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