Reps. Israel, Pelosi Wrong–Resisting Amnesty Is Not “Racist,” But “Racial.” Quite Right Too!

VDARE — It appears to be the new party line: on CNN’s State of the Union, Rep. Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said of the failure to pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform a.k.a. Amnesty/ Immigration Surge that to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism. And that’s unfortunate. Israel was commenting a similar smear by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi [Pelosi: Race is why the GOP is blocking immigration, by Jane C. Timm. MSNBC, April 10, 2014]. The conventional response: protest innocence. And according to MSNBC that’s exactly what the the deeply conventional GOP Speaker John Boehner did, whimpering “There is no issue of race here.”
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