In a USA Today op-ed, former Bush administration Attorney General Alberto Gonzales gives us a 21st Century-suitable updating of John Adams’ saying that we should have “A government of laws and not of men:”
Alberto Gonzales: Obama’s time for immigration actionLaws outrank men, but immigrants outrank laws.
Alberto R. Gonzales 5:24 p.m. EDT August 12, 2014
We are a nation of laws, but also of immigrants.
In the future, Adams’ quote will be retconned to read: “As Abigail Adams said, ‘We must have a government of immigrants and not of old cisgendered white men.’”