June 20, 2012
Deportation, immigration, Romney
At least three times since Obama ordered a stop to deporting certain immigrants, Mitt Romney has pointedly by-passed answering what he would do about Obama’s order if he, Romney, were to be elected in November. It is quite understandable why most immigrants, a high percentage of American citizens and all Obama supporters want Romney to answer the question. Romney being Romney, he has managed to give noncommital or evasive answers each time he has been asked.
Tuesday, June 19th, things suddenly became more difficult for the Mittster to continue his evasion. Now, it appears that Romney had better move, or abandon the water closet, because Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) put the screws to him with the following statement to reporters when asked about Obama’s announcement:
“I think most of my members are interested in learning what Governor Romney has to say on this issue. We’re going to withhold judgment, most of us, until that time.”
June 16, 2012
Barack Obama, george bush, immigration, latino vote, progress, Republicans
[The] change in deportation policy happened because immigrants’ rights groups wouldn’t back down, kept banging away, and had the courage to confront a President who at times got very irritable under the pressure. It didn’t happen when Bush was in office even though Bush and Rove wanted desperately to resolve the immigration issue…