Skip to comments.Coulter: Rubio’s amnesty a path to oblivion for GOP
Posted on 01/30/2013 6:21:51 PM PST by rmlew
Apart from finding out that Barack Obama did far worse in his re-election than nearly any other incumbent who won re-election, the only thing that perked me up after Nov. 6 was coming across a Time magazine published after the 2004 election, when George W. Bush won a second term.In the mirror image of all the 2012 post-election analyses, the Democrats were said to be finished, out of ideas, hopelessly unpopular. It’s like watching MSNBC, with the word “Democrats” replaced with “Republicans.”
Democrats had thrown everything they had into beating Bush, crushing the Howard Dean wing of their party and running a moderate — a Vietnam veteran, no less! They had George Soros, Michael Moore and Code Pink working like fiends to topple Bush.
Still, they lost to an incumbent. As Time noted, the Democrats had “lost five of the past seven presidential elections.”
But the pendulum swings. The Democrats came roaring back in 2006 and again in 2008. There’s no reason Republicans can’t do the same, unburdened by having to run against an incumbent in 2016.
Unless Marco Rubio has his way.
The Democrats never change their ideas; they change the voters. For decades, Democrats have been working feverishly to create more Democrats by encouraging divorce (another Democratic voter!), illegitimacy (another Democratic voter!) and Third World immigration (another Democratic voter!).
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Strangely, some Republicans seem determined to create more Democratic voters, too. That will be the primary result of Sen. Marco Rubio’s amnesty plan.
IT’S NOT AMNESTY! Rubio’s proponents cry. They seem to think they can bully Republicans the way the Democrats do, by controlling the language.
Rubio’s bill is nothing but amnesty. It isn’t even “amnesty thinly disguised as border enforcement.” This is a wolf in wolf’s clothing.
Despite all the blather about how Rubio demands “Enforcement First!” the very first thing his proposal does is make illegal aliens legal. (Don’t call them “illegal aliens”!)
The ability to live and work legally in America is the most valuable commodity in the world; it’s the Hope Diamond of the universe. I know young, well-educated Canadians who waited a decade for that privilege.
Step One of Marco Rubio’s plan is: Grant illegal aliens the right to live and work in America legally. (Rubio’s first move in poker: Fold.)
People who have broken our laws will thus leap ahead of millions of foreigners dying to immigrate here, but — unwilling to enter illegally — waiting patiently in their own countries.
The only thing the newly legalized illegal immigrants won’t get immediately is citizenship. Rubio claims that under his plan, they won’t be able to vote or go on welfare. But in practice, they’ll have to wait only until the ACLU finds a judge to say otherwise.
Even under Rubio’s scheme, all the children born to the 11 million newly legalized illegals will be instant citizens, able to collect welfare for their whole families and vote as soon as they are old enough.
Which won’t be long: The vast majority of illegal aliens are Hispanic, and Hispanics have a higher teen birthrate than any other ethnic group. In California, a majority of all Hispanic births are illegitimate. That’s a lot of Democratic voters coming.
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And look how great that’s turned out! With Hispanics on track to become the largest ethnic group in California this year, the state that gave us Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan is incapable of electing any Republican statewide anymore. Taxes keep going up, and there’s no one left to pay the bill.
That will be our entire country if Republicans fall for Rubio’s phony “Enforcement First!” plan. Perplexingly, some Republicans seem determined to turn the whole nation into California, in the foolish hope of winning one last election.
No border can be secure when the pot of gold on the other side is an American green card. (Again playing games with language, Rubio doesn’t call the right to legally live and work here a “green card,” but in practical effect, that’s what it is.)
So when exactly does the enforcement part of Rubio’s “Enforcement First!” plan kick in? Answer: Never.
Or rather, enforcement becomes both impossible — because nothing will stop them if legalization is the lure — and irrelevant — because there’s no penalty for leaving the border wide open.
Even if enforcement “fails,” are the 11 million illegals already legalized by Rubio going to be asked to leave? Of course not.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is a Republican who — as a Princeton and Harvard Law graduate — does not yearn for “strange new respect” from the elites. This week, he said of Rubio’s amnesty plan: “To allow those who came here illegally to be placed on such a path is both inconsistent with rule of law and profoundly unfair to the millions of legal immigrants who waited years, if not decades, to come to America legally.”
If only other Republicans didn’t ride the tea party to victory before realizing they really just want to be John McCain.
But Anne, didn’t Rubio back your boy Romney in the primaries?
Who woke her up from her 4-year nap?
But she’s also the one who thought Romney was the best candidate.
She and Drudge pimped heavily for Romney.
The LCD here is the RINOs suck.
I’m still undecided on Rubio, but the fact that he is allowing Schumuckie Schumer to use him as his errand boy is not a good sign.
Every time that the “media” flaunts the fact that Hispanics are going to outnumber every other group in the is country by 20(Fill In the Blank), they say that there are already 20 to 30 million Hispanic illegal aliens already in the country. Now that Barack the Kenyan is pimping amnesty, that number has strunk to 11 million. What’s up with that? 30, 20 or 11 million. It’s still a lot of poverty to be importing into this country at this down time in our country.
Years ago, I would've agreed... but with rapid growth of food stamp, welfare and extended unemployment recipients, along with 11 million soon-to-be voting Mexicans, we're not going to see another Republican in the White House. The numbers just aren't there for the repubs.
1.) Ann is 100% correct.
2.) Her motives must be scrutinized; her past advocacy for Christie makes criticism of his potential rivals suspect.
Anne is right here. Republicans can never out promise goodies to new immigrant voters.
The math is simple
Hispanics voted Obama 71%
Asians voted Obama 73%
Last decade we had more Asian immigration than Hispanic
I don’t see this voting pattern changing anytime soon. So if you want a permanent Democrat majority pass a Marco Rubio style amnesty and don’t enforce our Mexican border. Plus do not enforce and computerize the visa entry-exit system. This was promised but never done. So was a fence on the Mexican border
Uh, the GOP is already done..
Enforce the current laws as you're all sworn to do. Fer-cryin-out-loud! Do that first and we'll start thinking about illegals already here.
The Boy Scouts accepting gays...
Who can blame them?
This is a leaderless nation. We have no one to look to. They have no one either. If the Boy Scouts want to vote 'present', it's just the current fad.
That's what we're all about at this point. The future be damned.
We just vote present!
Coulter woke up in November.
“I know young, well-educated Canadians who waited a decade for that privilege.”
Anne speaks the truth.