Re: James Fulford’s blog item “Brewster Man” [Hispanic Illegal Alien] Charged With Attempted Rape In Westchester County
From: A Concerned Reader [email him]
Senator John McCain's most recent statement about illegal workers is this:
"You know, pick up a guy on the corner and have him work all day, and then say, ‘To heck with you, I’m not paying you. Call the cops if you don’t like it.’ I mean, they have no protections of our law and our society. I’m no bleeding-heart liberal; you know that. " John McCain predicts ‘terrible’ consequences for GOP if House kills immigration reform, Houston Chronicle, July 22, 2013
I wonder if McCain thinks we should be careful in charging illegals like Francisco Borja-Guerra for sex crimes.
Or if he thinks that we should let him out on bail—in case it is a scheme by someone who knows him to get him deported.
See previous letters from the same concerned reader.
James Fulford writes: McCain is talking nonsense. If you try that trick with an illegal day laborer, you’ll probably be killed. (You may be killed even if you do nothing wrong—day laborers are dangerous.) The reader's has a point about illegal criminal suspects:there's a bleeding-heart-liberal tendency, based on many sentimental Hollywood movies, to always suspect that a member of a minority group accused os something is an innocent victim of the white power structure. I did a column on this called The Dominique Strauss-Kahn Scandal: Overkilling The Mockingbird, In The Heat Of The Night, By The Green Mile.
As for Francisco Borja-Guerra, he’s safely lodged in jail at the moment—the Westchester County authorities apparently don't base their detention policy on Sidney Poitier movies.