Immigrants Doing The Jobs That Future Presidential Candidates Used To Do
December 09, 2007, 04:56 PM
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The Associated Press published a list of the "worst jobs" that Presidential candidates can recall holding—they turn out to be jobs that are nowadays almost always taken by immigrants:
Personal side: Presidential candidates and the jobs they were glad to leave behind

The Associated Press asked major presidential candidates a series of questions about their personal tastes, traits and backgrounds. Today`s question first in a series and their answers:

What was your worst job? DEMOCRATS:

New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton: ``Sliming fish in a fish cannery in Valdez, Alaska.``

Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards: Textile mill. ``I cleaned out overhead in the weave room, which is where all the crap goes. And I`d be up there climbing around, knocking the stuff down. And it would go down on the looms. The weavers would be, uh, not happy with me for that.``

Illinois Sen. Barack Obama: Scooping ice cream at a Baskin-Robbins and eating too much of it.

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson: Landscaping, while playing baseball on Cape Cod in 1967. ``The pay was terrible. I remember it was backbreaking work.``

Obama`s "worst job" emphasizes how easy he had it growing up—that`s why Steve Sailer called him the "preppie from paradise."

As for Richardson`s jobs, landscaper, baseball player, and any summer job on Cape Cod are all jobs that Americans "won`t do" or rather, can`t have because immigrants are doing them cheaper.