07/06/14 - 4:16pm
It’s hard to imagine a more apt summation of the lunatic state of the nation’s immigration debate than the split screen over the past week.
In Washington, most respectable opinion lined up, yet again, to condemn Republicans for not passing an amnesty under the guise of defunct-for-now “comprehensive immigration reform.”
Meanwhile, the crisis on the Southern border continued. A massive influx of people — largely driven by Central Americans, many of them children — drawn here in the expectation of lax immigration enforcement is overwhelming border officials and facilities.