Do You Think Puppies Are Cute?

You’d get about the same “yes” response for that question as a new poll did that asked likely voters whether they support E-Verify: 94% of Republicans, 84% of independents, even 81% of Democrats and 79% of those who describe themselves as “very liberal.” This is practically the definition of consensus — even the U.S. Chamber of Commerce supports Representative Lamar Smith’s E-Verify bill. But the farm lobby is opposed, so the GOP House leadership is doing nothing. No wonder we’re the Stupid Party.

Mark Krikorian — Mark Krikorian, a nationally recognized expert on immigration issues, has served as Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) since 1995.

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