Video: A huge executive amnesty for illegals would be a big mistake, says … Ed Schultz?

posted at 2:41 pm on July 30, 2014 by Allahpundit

Via the Corner, on a surprise scale from one to 10 I’m grading this a nine. It should be lower — go figure that one of the left’s loudest (and best paid!) union boosters would be leery of cheap illegal labor — but at this point the sheer novelty of a liberal with a megaphone questioning Obama’s power grabs bowls me over. And he’s not just objecting to the wage effect here; he claims to object to it in principle too, arguing that Obama can’t solve every problem by executive decree. Correct me if I’m wrong: Is there even one other prominent lefty commentator on TV, radio, or online who has a problem with the president deciding to grant de facto amnesty to five million people, a power that he himself has scoffed at repeatedly in the past? Almost to a man, they’ve gone face-first into the tank, six short years after deciding that Bush was some sort of Hitler in the making for issuing presidential signing statements (a practice that Obama has continued despite vowing to end it, naturally).

Makes me wonder if this is the first inkling of a backlash. Obama doesn’t care if righties are furious over executive amnesty; they’ll be out in force at the polls in November regardless. He does care, a lot, if blue-collar Democrats react badly. And until now, Democratic leaders haven’t so much as paid lip service to the idea that there may be costs to summarily legalizing five or six million people. (Their immigration soundbites nowadays are reserved for gumming up the deportation process for border kids.) They’re not going to change their talking points just because Big Ed’s sweating, but if he’s sweating, maybe other Democratic voters are too. Then again, Schultz has bucked the lefty line on hot-button issues before only to fall meekly back into line once other progressives tugged on his leash. Let’s see if he can get through a week of shows after this before deciding that, goshdarnit, maybe a gigantic amnesty’s not a bad idea after all.

Meanwhile, Jennifer Rubin imagines the post-amnesty future:

Republicans should prepare a game plan, not merely rule out impeachment (which is the president’s fondest desire). For starters, they and the GOP candidates for 2016 should make clear that any executive order will disappear at the end of Obama’s term and any who step forward for exemptions now may be subject to deportation in 2 1 /2 years. Harsh? No; it’s a sensible deterrent to prevent widespread lawlessness. (The Democratic presidential nominee should be challenged on his or her own plans to rule by executive edict. Let Hillary Clinton try to win an electoral majority on a platform of executive imperialism.)

The GOP, which is frantic to ingratiate itself to Latino voters, should campaign on rolling back an executive amnesty that will be greeted rapturously by Latinos? Also, Hillary can easily finesse this issue. “Only Congress can solve this problem,” she’ll say, “which is why I support comprehensive immigration reform. But in the meantime, to minimize further disruption to America’s immigration system, we should leave President Obama’s orders in place.” Unless there’s a Schultzian backlash that no one sees coming, that’ll play just fine with American voters.


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It’s a TRAP….

oscarwilde on July 30, 2014 at 2:43 PM

The GOP, which is frantic to ingratiate itself to Latino voters, should campaign on rolling back an executive amnesty that will be greeted rapturously by Latinos? Also, Hillary can easily finesse this issue. “Only Congress can solve this problem,” she’ll say, “which is why I support comprehensive immigration reform. But in the meantime, to minimize further disruption to America’s immigration system, we should leave President Obama’s orders in place.” Unless there’s a Schultzian backlash that no one sees coming, that’ll play just fine with American voters.

Sorry, AP. But amnesty is not popular with the American people. Not when polled on its own. And executive amnesty would be very unpopular since the people would have no representation in the matter by their Congressmen and Senators.

If Obama does go through with it, I’ll go on record right now that any GOP candidate in 2016 who vows to undo this on Day One would win the nomination in a walk.

Doughboy on July 30, 2014 at 2:50 PM

“Illegal immigrants” – there is no such thing.

They are usurpers, or illegal aliens, what the statute says.

This goon, where was he on obama’care’, the idiot Schultz?

“That’s what they were elected to do”, duhhhhh Eddie!

This is the most important domestic issue right now.

ISIS and the open borders will kill you.

Schadenfreude on July 30, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Well I can’t imagine there won’t be a strong backlash. Only leftists would support amnesty for millions.

cat_owner on July 30, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Reagan democrats should be outraged.

John the Libertarian on July 30, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Doughboy on July 30, 2014 at 2:50 PM

I agree, this will be hugely unpopular with all but the looney leftist base.

cat_owner on July 30, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Meanwhile, Jennifer Rubin imagines the post-amnesty future:

Republicans should prepare a game plan, not merely rule out impeachment (which is the president’s fondest desire). For starters, they and the GOP candidates for 2016 should make clear that any executive order will disappear at the end of Obama’s term and any who step forward for exemptions now may be subject to deportation in 2 1 /2 years. Harsh? No; it’s a sensible deterrent to prevent widespread lawlessness. (The Democratic presidential nominee should be challenged on his or her own plans to rule by executive edict. Let Hillary Clinton try to win an electoral majority on a platform of executive imperialism.)

Same ol’ dummy DIABLO

Schadenfreude on July 30, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Ed is a union shill, the unions are terrified of amnesty, but more terrified of crossing democrats and Obama… ah…what’s a thug to do?

redguy on July 30, 2014 at 2:53 PM

90% of the people oppose amnesty.

Immigration reform is NOT amnesty.

Schadenfreude on July 30, 2014 at 2:54 PM

ISIS and the open borders will kill you.

Schadenfreude on July 30, 2014 at 2:52 PM

And coming up from behind but gaining ground fast……Ebola.

You know why Congress and the WH haven’t said “Ebola” yet? Because there’s no political advantage in it.

It kills quickly, indiscriminately, and doesn’t donate money at fund raisers.

Welcome to the Third World, USA. Its already here. In Charlotte, NC.

BobMbx on July 30, 2014 at 2:56 PM

This will be the new GOP slogan.

Obama and the dems care more about work permits for illegal aliens then jobs for American citizens.

Hera on July 30, 2014 at 2:56 PM

I agree with Ed Shultz?

Is that a pig flying by my widow…

workingclass artist on July 30, 2014 at 2:58 PM

In the next Congress the GOP should introduce legislation that:

1. Finally revokes the sham of birthright citizenship
2. Finally mandates everify
3. Permanently denies citizenship to anyone amnestied via Obama diktat
4. Makes it a felony to hire an illegal
5. Expands states role in enforcing immigration law

The public will side with the GOP overwhelmingly if Obama acts unilaterally.

Charlemagne on July 30, 2014 at 3:00 PM

These immigrants do the job that Americans won’t do ….because the position is already filled by a green card foreigner.

portlandon on July 30, 2014 at 3:02 PM

90% of the people oppose amnesty.

Immigration reform is NOT amnesty.

Schadenfreude on July 30, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Sadly to members of Congress, it is. But yes, Obama’s executive order would be amnesty and nothing else. There’s no additional border security. Nothing to reform the legal immigration system. And as far as it’s been reported, no real hurdles for these 5+ million illegals to overcome in order to get legal status. At least the Gang of Eight shamnesty bill had some token requirements in there.

I don’t see how this is gonna be spun positively for Dems. Sure it may get a few more Latinos to the polls, but it’ll p-ss off everyone else. Blue collar voters will hate it. Blacks will hate it. Union workers(note I said workers, not their corrupt bosses) will hate it. Even dense, ignorant young people will hate it once they get wind of it. And that’s to say nothing of the GOP base and independents.

Doughboy on July 30, 2014 at 3:02 PM

So, who gives a rats a$$ what this know nothing Sgt. Schultz mumbles in his sleep to the 16 viewers he has.

Notwithstanding he would fit in as a guard at one of William Ayers re-education camps.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on July 30, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Blacks, other minorities, middle/lower classes and taxpayers, pitchfork, politically, or cantorize all the traitors.

Your well-being depends on it!!!

Schadenfreude on July 30, 2014 at 3:06 PM

Leftist thugs, how come you hate the legal minorities and workers of the USA?

Rightie traitors, why do you?

Schadenfreude on July 30, 2014 at 3:07 PM

Congressman: Close Border to Ebola Countries
Florida Democrat cites ‘enhanced danger’ to the public.
The dreaded Ebola virus has spread from the jungle into major cities in West Africa, and at least one American congressman believes it’s time to ban citizens of the three hardest-hit countries, as well as foreigners who recently visited them, from entering the U.S.
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/07/30/congressman-close-border-to-ebola-countries

Oops! The Cloward-Piven Strategy meets Ebola

DinaRehn on July 30, 2014 at 3:08 PM

I guarantee Ed got a call from one of Obama’s harpies.

Wigglesworth on July 30, 2014 at 3:09 PM

Ok, with this and the Jennifer Rubin thing….

IT’S A TRAP!!!!

BigWyo on July 30, 2014 at 3:10 PM

“Amnesty can win!”

Great slogan. Not! Schultz: Amnesty is an “electoral death knell” for the Democrats. Yes! That’s all the people need to know right now. Actually, the people need to know something else: the clarity and decisiveness of the Republican advantage on immigration / amnesty is seriously compromised by the traitors in our midst (mist?) that have (wait, Mittst?) voted for or are pushing amnesty.

Now, worst of all is the R senators that voted for Schumer’s amnesty bill. Rising to the top of bad news for us is the climate change pushing amnesty shill Lamar Alexander (R-TN) whose primary is on August 7th.

Laura Ingraham now is strongly behind Lamar’s opponent Joe Carr, and make sure you listen to Laura Ingraham’s Robocall for Carr because it really is excellent as far as persuasiveness, and whether you’re young or older it should convince people to vote for Carr.

anotherJoe on July 30, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Upon reflection.

He can work as a hall moniter in one of the existing Public Shcolls which in fact are William Ayers re-education camps.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on July 30, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Rumor has it that the GOP is doing huge fund raising off the fear of Dear Leader’s executive order for amnesty….any truth to it?

d1carter on July 30, 2014 at 3:12 PM

I argue with a lot of Democrats who are friends of family through facebook.

Anecdotally speaking, amnesty like this from our president is a sure loser. Only the most partisan of Democrats will support him in it. Most others, who disagree with me on everything from pot smoking to gays pretending to be married, etc, are opposed.

If President Obama goes through with this, I wouldn’t be surprised if a lot of Democrats move Independent and a lot of Independents swear off voting Democrat for a generation.

Baggi on July 30, 2014 at 3:13 PM

Jesus…I actually watched…

‘Most Obstructed President in History???’

In a segment based on President Boyfriend’s over-reach???

Good job Special Ed….

That heart attack ain’t going to start itself…..

BigWyo on July 30, 2014 at 3:15 PM

Afraid they are

Schadenfreude on July 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

Its time the Dems considered a few “unintended consequences” of importing millions of people from the same culture.

What would happen if Latinos formed their own party?

BobMbx on July 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

Rumor has it that the GOP is doing huge fund raising off the fear of Dear Leader’s executive order for amnesty….any truth to it?

d1carter on July 30, 2014 at 3:12 PM

The GOP will never see another dime from me under any circumstance. I donate directly to candidates. In amounts that leaves my name out of their must be disclosed list. I suggest that politicians get rid of that reporting business if they want more money.

astonerii on July 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

The public will side with the GOP overwhelmingly if Obama acts unilaterally.

Charlemagne on July 30, 2014 at 3:00 PM

So? The GOP won’t do anything about it…

Boner comes out and says impeachment is off the table….

SO in Obama’s mind – he will do whatever the hell he wants with no consequences.

Let’s say Obama does an executive order for amnesty…..

The American public disapproves – the GOP will do nothing.

The establishment wants Obama to issue an executive order so that they can fundraise off of that….

It will be – we need your money to elect REAL conservatives who will overturn Obama’s amnesty –

Yeah right…..

redguy on July 30, 2014 at 3:17 PM

Rumor has it that the GOP is doing huge fund raising off the fear of Dear Leader’s executive order for amnesty….any truth to it?

d1carter on July 30, 2014 at 3:12 PM

That is the strategy…..Look at my post above.

redguy on July 30, 2014 at 3:18 PM

I agree with Ed Shultz?

Is that a pig flying by my widow…

workingclass artist on July 30, 2014 at 2:58 PM

It might actually be Ed flying by your window. (Sorry, I could not resist.)

fight like a girl on July 30, 2014 at 3:23 PM

The GOP, which is frantic to ingratiate itself to Latino voters, should campaign on rolling back an executive amnesty that will be greeted rapturously by Latinos?

Yes. If an executive order is perfectly okay to legalize something, the converse is automatically true, as well. That is precisely how the GOP should play it; “You don’t like the use of an executive order to reverse a previous policy? Well then, you shouldn’t have supported using executive orders to make policy.”

If the Republicans had the slightest amount of intelligence, this is exactly what they’d hammer home as one of their campaign 2016 messages from now until Election Day 2016.

Aizen on July 30, 2014 at 3:26 PM

I don’t get why sometimes when I embded a link in my comments the link gets messed up. Like in my comment above, I wanted to highlight and get everyone to listen to the outstanding robocall by Laura Ingram for Joe Carr, the opponent of the amnesty shill Lamar Alexander, but the link is messed up.

Here the link unembedded:

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/07/29/Laura-Ingraham-Stars-in-Robocall-Supporting-Joe-Carr

anotherJoe on July 30, 2014 at 3:26 PM

The GOP needs 65% of the white vote to win in ’16.

A border security/internal enforcement platform gives it to them, plus peels off a considerable number of black votes.

Don’t pander to Hispanics, isolate them.

And yes, Rubin finally had a good idea.

bildung on July 30, 2014 at 3:29 PM

…The GOP, which is frantic to ingratiate itself to Latino voters, should campaign on rolling back an executive amnesty that will be greeted rapturously by Latinos?…

Why is it that every editor on this site (even AP) ASSUMES that all, or the vast majority, of Hispanic-Americans demand amnesty???

Two polls for you, AP (and I know you LOVE polls!):

1. Gallup says that illegal immigration is now the #1 issue

http://www.gallup.com/poll/173306/one-six-say-immigration-important-problem.aspx

Note that the poll was July 7-10 — watch for another big jump next month!!

2. The same huge spike in that poll occurred when? Back during the spring of 2006, when the Sensenbrenner House bill (attrition through enforcement) was up against Release 1.0 of the McCain-Kennedy Comprehensive Amnesty bill. And look what all Americans thought, especially the Hispanics:


http://www.jmisys.com/immigrationmarches/zogby5.html

fred5678 on July 30, 2014 at 3:32 PM

Ed Schultz must be back on his meds. That’s really great news. Too bad for him that he’ll be losing his show on MSNBC.

hepcat on July 30, 2014 at 3:36 PM

…The GOP, which is frantic to ingratiate itself to Latino voters, should campaign on rolling back an executive amnesty that will be greeted rapturously by Latinos?…

I’m willing to bet that 98% of the illegal aliens have absolutely no idea what “amnesty” means. You all seem to assume that every Latino in Central and South America has 24/7 access to CNN and MSNBC, and are following this issue with split-second immediacy.

That doesn’t mean they don’t get “news” from the grapevine, and rumors travel very fast.

BobMbx on July 30, 2014 at 3:43 PM

The GOP, which is frantic to ingratiate itself to Latino voters, should campaign on rolling back an executive amnesty that will be greeted rapturously by Latinos?

The GOP is not frantic to ingratiate itself to Latino voters. If it were, they would get to work on doing that instead of playing amnesty games that will do nothing to to ingratiate the GOP to Latino voters.

Unless there’s a Schultzian backlash that no one sees coming, that’ll play just fine with American voters.

Wait…what? No one sees a backlash coming from all this amnesty nonsense? Seriously?

xblade on July 30, 2014 at 3:43 PM

I’m willing to bet that 98% of the illegal aliens have absolutely no idea what “amnesty” means. You all seem to assume that every Latino in Central and South America has 24/7 access to CNN and MSNBC, and are following this issue with split-second immediacy.

That doesn’t mean they don’t get “news” from the grapevine, and rumors travel very fast.

BobMbx on July 30, 2014 at 3:43 PM

And they will be fearful to vote if they think eventually that means the feds who are in power at the time can find them. A government powerful enough to grant you amnesty, also can be powerful enough to get rid of you when need be.

redguy on July 30, 2014 at 3:49 PM

Illegal immigration is simply an existential problem. If we f*ck this up, the rest won’t much matter.

Midas on July 30, 2014 at 3:52 PM

California Schools open on or around Monday August 18 (In less than 3 weeks).

Low Information Voters may not be paying attention to the ILLEGAL immigration crisis now.

But you can be sure there will be loud howling when American parents find out their kids’ public school classrooms are overflowing with ILLEGAL Invaders who speak various dialects of the Mayan Language.

African American children and kids from low-income families will be hurt the most.

wren on July 30, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Rumor has it that the GOP is doing huge fund raising off the fear of Dear Leader’s executive order for amnesty….any truth to it?

d1carter

If this is true, Obama will immediately take amnesty off the table so the GOP can’t use it to raise funds and encourage voter turnout.

Bwaaaa ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha….

Why is it that every editor on this site (even AP) ASSUMES that all, or the vast majority, of Hispanic-Americans demand amnesty???

fred5678

Why do you think?

xblade on July 30, 2014 at 3:58 PM

Illegal immigration is simply an existential problem. If we f*ck this up, the rest won’t much matter.

Midas on July 30, 2014 at 3:52 PM

Bingo!

Which is why we need to elect people in November (and in local Primary Elections) who understand their responsibility is to represent the interests of American Citizens and Legal Residents, rather than ILLEGAL aliens.

Ask every single candidate for Federal, State and Local offices what their position is on ILLEGAL immigration, at every single campaign stop.

wren on July 30, 2014 at 3:59 PM

The GOP, which is frantic to ingratiate itself to Latino voters, should campaign on rolling back an executive amnesty that will be greeted rapturously by Latinos? Also, Hillary can easily finesse this issue. “Only Congress can solve this problem,” she’ll say, “which is why I support comprehensive immigration reform. But in the meantime, to minimize further disruption to America’s immigration system, we should leave President Obama’s orders in place.” Unless there’s a Schultzian backlash that no one sees coming, that’ll play just fine with American voters.

You are BEYOND eeyorish on this issue at this point. Good Lord.

cdog0613 on July 30, 2014 at 4:02 PM

Its time the Dems considered a few “unintended consequences” of importing millions of people from the same culture.

What would happen if Latinos formed their own party?

BobMbx on July 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

There will be many odd consequences that the progs may not foresee. I see Latinos taking over the seats that the gerrymandered CBC now holds. They will live in the same places in the inner cities that blacks do now, and can’t be separated by gerrymandering. Blacks lose.

As you said, the Democratic party will either be taken over by Latinos, or they will form their own party. To the more radical Latino left, there’s little difference between Democratic gringos and Republican gringos. They hate them all. Where will the blacks go?

slickwillie2001 on July 30, 2014 at 4:06 PM

“an executive amnesty that will be greeted rapturously by Latinos?”

64% of them want the Chil’run sent back.

They’re starting to realize (they being predominately Mexicans who would lose out to Central Americans) that they’re being thrown under the bus with blacks and unions.

And I rate it on the surprise scale as a 13.

formwiz on July 30, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Me agreeing with Ed Schultz?Have I just entered the Twilight Zone? The only thing I disagree on is the real obstructionists is Dingy Harry and the Democratic Senate.

jeffinsjvca on July 30, 2014 at 4:11 PM

an executive amnesty that will be greeted rapturously by Latinos

Don’t be too sure. It would be “greeted rapturously” by latino LEADERS, but it would be catastrophic for the latino-in-the-street. It would be a whole lot cheaper to fire the LEGAL IMMIGRANT latino and to hire one of the new immigrants (who would probably work for a lower wage).

Remember how the unemployment rate in the latino community went up after the 1986 amnesty.

Flood the labor market with hoards of new immigrants who are willing to work for next-to-nothing: What could go wrong?

This is how you fight amnesty: Make sure that everyone knows that amnesty will be a bullet, fired at the collective heart of the following groups: African Americans, legally immigrated latinos, and basically any working class family.

SubmarineDoc on July 30, 2014 at 4:19 PM

SubmarineDoc on July 30, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Exactly. I am TIRED of this woe-is-me/accept-the-premise/defeatist attitude towards amnesty and the American people. Yes, the GOP has been dreadful as a whole on this, but it doesn’t represent the mass electorate or even the perceived notion of how how a super majority of Latinos feel about this issue or something.

Better messaging is needed of course. But the current border crisis presents a golden opportunity for the GOP to change course on this and actually WIN over the public.

cdog0613 on July 30, 2014 at 4:43 PM

Makes me wonder if this is the first inkling of a backlash. Obama doesn’t care if righties are furious over executive amnesty; they’ll be out in force at the polls in November regardless.


I don’t believe Democrats truly understand the primal depth of this issue with voters. It cuts negatively across very substantial parts of the electorate and it won’t be ephemeral. It exposes much of the hypocrisy, empty promises and lies they’ve made.

Never mind losing the senate. This is going to cost Democrats much more than one election. It has the ability to also cost them the presidency and beyond. Nobody trusts what they say. They’ve lied about so many issues and been caught.

Sooner or later people wise up. They will vote for what’s in their own self interest no matter what the MSM propaganda screams.

You can fudge and make up numbers until the cows come home. But people ultimately know whether they are working, whether they are taking several jobs to make ends meet, that they can’t send their children to college, that they’ve lost or can’t afford a home or whether they are better off now than 7 years ago. They are not and there is only one place that blame is settling.

If Republicans were competent and truly understood how to lead- they would be running away with this for a generation.

Marcus Traianus on July 30, 2014 at 4:49 PM

In related news:

A total 11 Senate Republicans—including Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)—crossed the aisle to vote to advance Senate Democrats’ border spending bill.

Two vulnerable Democrats up for reelection, Sens. Kay Hagan (D-NC) and Mary Landrieu (D-LA), joined 31 Republicans in voting no. 50 Democrats voted yes.

The 11 Republicans who voted with almost all the Democrats are: Rubio and Sens. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Bob Corker (R-TN), John Cornyn (R-TX), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Dean Heller (R-NV), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK).

celt on July 30, 2014 at 4:52 PM

..notice that Rand Paul isn’t listed above..

celt on July 30, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Whoa! I felt the galaxy shift.

HiJack on July 30, 2014 at 4:54 PM

There is no doubt that the Democratic Party will PAY for King Barack’s foolishness.

But the Narcissist-in-Chief can’t see the handwriting on the wall. The only think King Barack is concerned about is……King Barack.

What one President can do by executive order, another can undo.

1986 – “There will be NO more amnesty! We WILL secure our borders!”

2014 – “Trust me, I know what I’m doing!”

So where the pols LYING in 1986, or are they LYING now?

GarandFan on July 30, 2014 at 4:55 PM

Remember when someone who normally disagrees with you suddenly agrees with you it doesn’t mean he got religion. It means he has a reason and you usually don’t have to look far to find his agenda.

crankyoldlady on July 30, 2014 at 4:58 PM

11-Senate-Republicans-Vote-To-Advance-Debate-On-Democrat-Border-Bill

I found this interesting too…

During the vote, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell switched his vote from yes to no. A Senate aide said McConnell changed his vote because with Hagan and Landrieu voting no, he thought it might not achieve cloture and wanted to express his opposition to the underlying measure in what might have been the only opportunity.

celt on July 30, 2014 at 5:01 PM

No sh – - t Sherlock.

rplat on July 30, 2014 at 5:03 PM

And until now, Democratic leaders haven’t so much as paid lip service to the idea that there may be costs to summarily legalizing five or six million people.


Hmmmmmm
…. considering the tiptoeing the Democrats in red state elections are doing, this is a false to fact statement.

The GOP, which is frantic to ingratiate itself to Latino votersthe National Chamber of Commerce *, should campaign on rolling back an executive amnesty that will be greeted rapturously by Latinos?


Et tu, Allah?

I fixed the lie and inserted the TRUTH in the first case. The GOPe (now a commonplace term on the internet) and the GOPe-media (still working on this one) just LOVE to tell that second lie “Latinos are FOR amnesty”.

HORSESHIT!

Cite a couple of reputable polls (i.e. NOT from the liberal media, FOX [GOPe-media], or other front organizations) supporting your contention Allah.

Or retract the lies.

* – Call your local Chamber of Commerce and raise hell for their support of immigration reform and amnesty. They will tell you THEY are in NO WAY associated with the National Chamber of Commerce nor do THEY support immigration reform and amnesty. The GOPe has gone “all in” to serve their financial masters in the GOPe Donor Class – they are pissing off ALL TRADITIONAL GOP support groups and it is going to cost them BIG.

PolAgnostic on July 30, 2014 at 5:23 PM

Do the Democrats have any idea what they are unleashing? If “go along with everything I want or I’ll just do it anyway” works this time, with this subject, what do they expect to happen when a Republican wins the presidency? Sure they have a chance in 2016, but are they that confident a Republican will never win the presidency again? What do you think a President Cruz would do with these powers they are happy enough to be giving away now? And yes, I’m concerned with such an issue, no matter who is in the WH.

Fred 2 on July 30, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Ed is a union shill, the unions are terrified of amnesty, but more terrified of crossing democrats and Obama… ah…what’s a thug to do?

redguy on July 30, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Call for amnesty for anyone who joins a union I would guess.

KW64 on July 30, 2014 at 5:37 PM

They took our jobs!

BKeyser on July 30, 2014 at 5:49 PM

Never mind losing the senate. This is going to cost Democrats much more than one election. It has the ability to also cost them the presidency and beyond. Nobody trusts what they say. They’ve lied about so many issues and been caught.

Marcus Traianus on July 30, 2014 at 4:49 PM

Democrats should lose elections for every Federal, State and Local office in 2014 for allowing (and in some cases even encouraging) this INVASION OF ILLEGAL ALIENS!

wren on July 30, 2014 at 6:19 PM

Wait, why does he actually sound almost sane? There’s a trick here I know it. I’m sure he’ll be back to normal tomorrow after the White House gives him a call.

Paperclips on July 31, 2014 at 1:12 AM