The Wall Street Journal reports today about a subject that often gets less exposure on the 2008 campaign trail: Immigration. What is interesting about this speech is that Obama finally talked about Immigration reform directly. This is interesting as the issue of comprehensive immigration reform seem to have lost momentum. He said:
“This election is about the 12 million people living in the shadows, the communities taking immigration enforcement into their own hand. They are counting on us to stop the hateful rhetoric filling our airwaves, and rise above the fear, and rise above the demagoguery, and finally enact comprehensive immigration reform.”
“Well, I don’t know about you, but I think it’s time for a president who won’t walk away from comprehensive immigration reform when it becomes politically unpopular
As we are moving closer to the election, the candidates must realize that Immigration is right up there with the economy and the war in Iraq. Did you get this Palin?
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