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This week’s Herald column: sorry Marco, Ted Cruz is the right’s new Hispanic darling

A day late on this post, in which I lay out why Ted Cruz is the right’s new darling.

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How Superman is like a DREAMer

Superman is kind of a metaphor for immigration reform… Continue reading

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John McCain is constantly morphing, yet consistently testy, immigration edition

I will freely admit that I don’t understand John McCain. The irascible Arizona Senator, who has made a career out of being nasty to anyone who opposes him (nastier still to anyone who beats him — just as George W. … Continue reading

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The one we didn’t win: DREAM Act’s failure dooms immigration reform

With liberals hailing the repeal of the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy that kept gays from serving openly in the military, and the START treaty set for a vote in the Senate on Sunday, one group of mostly Democrats was … Continue reading

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Bob McDonnell: Confederacy, si! Arizonapartheid, no…

As Confederate History Month winds to a close, Bob McDonnell takes one more step toward trying (emphasis on “trying”) to restore his national viability, telling a radio show he doesn’t think the Arizona “show me your papers” law is good … Continue reading

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Shameless self-promotion: debating immigration, race and the GOP

The Herald has a full slate of immigration and Arizona commentary today, including pieces by Eugene Robinson, Cal Thomas, George Will and Richard Cohen, plus my column on race, Arizona and the GOP.

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P.M. clicks: Sandra and Louie, Crist’s D-day and Sarah Palin’s Arizona

As Bossip reports, there’s at least one black baby Angelina and Madonna didn’t get their hands on, and this little cutie, named after Louis Armstrong (he’s from New Orleans) is all Sandra’s. Lucky for him, he’s not all Jesse James’ … Continue reading

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Phoenix mayor speaks out, slams ‘hateful political opportunists’ in his state

In defense of his state, Phil Gordon, the mayor of Phoenix, provides perhaps the best testimony to the outrage that is Arizona’s SB 1070, and in doing so, he takes names: Arizona is not a state seething with hatred, eager … Continue reading

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Rubio, Crist still silent on ‘show me your papers’ law

UPDATE: Rubio comes out against the AZ law. Crist still quiet. Original post: Of the three men who want to be the next U.S. Senator from Florida, a figure who presumably could one day have to vote on immigration reform, … Continue reading

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WTF??? Even Tom Tancredo thinks the AZ immigration law goes too far

Could it be because “Tancredo” rhymes with “Acevedo?” (Tancredo is of Italian descent … or at least that’s what he’d like you to think … but if he got pulled over in Phoenix, could he prove it???) So now, the … Continue reading

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