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I previously mentioned liberal outrage at the Arizona border control bill, despite 61% of the nation approving of the same bill. But liberals doubled-down on the charges of racism, with numerous left-leaning locales calling for boycotts. Hell, Obama even apologized to China (you know, the same China that killed 60-75 million of their own people) for Arizona trying to enforce the same laws his administration is unable (or unwilling) to enforce.
That’s some might fine politicking you’ve done there, Lou…
Unless you’ve been on an extended off-Internet vacation the last few weeks, you’ve probably heard about Arizona’s enactment of the “Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act,” AKA Senate Bill 1070, AKA the Arizona Illegal Alien Bill. You can find the complete text of the law here. (At 16 pages, it’s relatively short as such things go, though the use of all capital letters throughout for the actual statute language (a sadly common practice) does tend to strain the eyes.) The bill is the result both of the federal government’s inability to control the illegal alien problem for several decades, as well as the Obama Administration’s apparent disinterest in even pretending to to care about border control issues.
Liberal reaction to the bill was as swift as it was predictable: They called everyone who supported it racists. (Note also the inevitable liberal politically correct speak in calling illegal aliens “undocumented citizens.” Oh they’re citizens, all right: citizens of Mexico. (And, in a few cases, points further south.)) And they’ve been calling supporters of the law racist pretty much non-stop pretty much ever since the bill was passed.
And what effect has all those accusations of racism had on the law itself? It’s more popular than ever. 61% of voters polled approve of it.
If liberals intended to stigmatize those who support securing the border as ignorant racists, then the project has been a miserable failure. Just like their attempt to brand Tea Party supporters as racists was a miserable failure. Just like their attempt to smear opponents of ObamaCare as racists was a miserable failure.
In light of all this, one must come to one of the following conclusions:
A. A majority of the American people are racists.
B. Liberals have finally cried wolf so many times that no one believes them when they accuse political opponents of racism anymore.
Personally, I’m going with B.
All of which made me think up this joke:
Q: How many liberals does it take to change a light bulb?
A: None. They believe that if they call the light bulb a racist long enough, they’ll force the light bulb to change itself.