Since readers seemed to enjoy the immigration line I quoted from Canada on Thursday, here’s another Thought for the Day, from a celebrated British liberal writing in today’s Daily Mail:
For a democratic state to have any meaning, it must ‘belong’ to existing citizens. They must have special rights over non-citizens. Immigration must be managed with their interests in mind.
You couldn’t get away with that kind of talk in the Republican Party.
We now return you to our regularly scheduled platitudes about hardworking families… natural conservative constituency… comprehensive reform…