Sanctuary And The New York Times
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In a piece titled Sanctuary Was a Lovely Word. Then the G.O.P. Got Hold of It, Clyde Haberman, the Times's NYC columnist [Email him] writes:
When they finally got down to business, after being serenaded by a guitarist on YouTube, it took the Republican presidential candidates 11 1/2 minutes Wednesday night for one of them to acknowledge that illegal immigrants are human beings.
Quite. And it would take longer than that, during a Democratic debate for candidates to admit that they were criminals. But that's by the way—"Sanctuary" may be a lovely word, but it's frequently an extremely ugly thing, and its other name is "corruption."
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