May 3, 2006
BacklashTopics: Immigration and Border Issues
... against the illegal alien demonstrations has begun.
From the WaPo: "While a series of marches focused much of the nation's attention on the plight of illegal immigrants, scores of other Americans quietly seethed. Now, with the same full-throated cry expressed by those in the country illegally, they are shouting back."
Count me among those Americans that were "quietly seething"!
Michelle Malkin has more.
Protests could generate backlash on immigration - Clearly, the protesters have discovered that there is a thin and potentially dangerous line between promoting national pride and pushing the buttons of their opponents. They made tactical errors - flying the Mexican flag, recording "The Star-Spangled Banner" in Spanish - that have left even some of their supporters feeling a little bit queasy.
End sanctuary for illegal immigrants - More than half of the 48 Islamic radicals convicted or tied to recent terrorist attacks on the U.S. over the past decade either were themselves illegal aliens or relied on illegal aliens to obtain false identification documents.
Posted by Richard at May 3, 2006 7:44 AM
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