There are three main reasons why nothing gets done on immigration reform:
- The Democrats do not want to alienate what they see as a sympathetic voter base of Latinos.
- The Republicans do not want cheap, below minimum-wage labor taken away from businesses who are usually sympathetic to them in the form of campaign funds.
- Religion. Wannabe megachurch
pastorsswindlers swelling their ranks.
But if you are a Latino like Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), why would you threaten Obama with the ire of Latinos? Unless you believe that the alternative, i.e., electing an AntiObama--a Republican by any other name--is better, you would be advised to not make an ass of yourself. You are threatening Obama for deporting too many illegal immigrants!
Think about the Zen-like stupidity inherent in that. You discredit yourself, fuel
About on par with Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO president, who recently warned Democrats that they may not help them at the ballot box, unless....
Yeah, letting the GOP win because you want to pout about your grievances, is better.