Wall And Corner
May 24, 2006, 04:06 PM
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"Mr. Bush Build Up This Wall" wrote Jonah Goldberg in the Corner, yesterday. Mr. Bush, put up this wall! wrote Steve Sailer on July 2, 2002. That is a delay of only3 years, 10 months,and 22 days. But who`s counting? Jonah goes on to write, in the Corner, that

Don`t get me wrong, I can see the symbolism too. For years, I opposed a barrier between the United States and Mexico because of the symbolism. But this objection, while legitimate, isn`t sufficient.The Corner on National Review Online, May 23, 2006
Quite right, of course. But what is a fence for, you might ask? Well, it`s part of the surrender to the illegals who are already here, because there are 12 million of them, they just can`t be deported, and therefore they should receive "forgiveness."

Sure, a secured border might send the signal that America is less welcoming — to illegal immigrants. But it might also open up opportunities to be more welcoming to people waiting in line legally. And, without that signal, it`s unlikely the 12 million people here illegally will ever be truly and fully welcomed at all. So, choose your symbolism.

For starters, build a wall, USATODAY.com