Bottom line

Republicans came to their senses on immigration reform by deciding inaction was the best course of action. We couldn’t agree more.

The GOP finally realized the futility of drafting meaningful legislation with a Democrat-controlled Senate and a president who has indicated he’ll undo anything he dislikes with the stroke of a pen.

Any attempt at “comprehensive” reform under these circumstances would, at best, result in a new slew of costly-but-ineffective measures and, at worst, the president’s goal of outright citizenship for the nation’s more than 11 million Democrat-leaning illegal immigrants.

Have we forgotten the last attempt at massive “reform” legislation – the
debacle known as Obamacare?

Better to hold off until after mid-term elections when, hopefully, common sense will be more in vogue in Washington. Besides, illegal immigrants aren’t going anywhere; lax enforcement of existing laws assures us that.

Immigration “reform” was a Democrat-Republican suicide pact in which only Republicans pulled the trigger. Thank heavens they didn’t go through with it.

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Rick McKee Editorial Cartoon