Today’s NYT piece on the Romney-Giuliani sniping over immigration has a Good Housekeeping seal of approval for Romney from the manager of the open-borders franchise in Boston:
It’s kind of impossible to call Romney a flip-flopper on this issue,” said Ali Noorani, executive director of the Massachusetts Immigration and Refugee Coalition, which lined up against Mr. Romney on several measures affecting illegal immigrants.
Mr. Noorani said Mr. Romney, along with his Republican opponents, was being politically opportunistic in seeking to capitalize on the issue but added that he had a “track record in Massachusetts where he pretty much railed against documented and undocumented immigrants.
Contrast this with comments about Giuliani’s tenure as mayor from the COO of the national open-borders movement in an LA Times report from earlier this fall:
Liberals who disliked other aspects of Giuliani’s administration swooned over his advocacy on behalf of immigrants. “He was like a beacon of light in a storm,” said Frank Sharry, executive director of the National Immigration Forum.