The Corner

Guy Has a Point

From an Associated Press dispatch, bad news for the president from a grassroots political analysis:

An old man in a chaise longue lay dead in a grassy median as hungry babies

wailed around him. Around the corner, an elderly woman lay dead in her

wheelchair, covered with a blanket, and another body lay beside her wrapped

in a sheet.

“I don’t treat my dog like that,” 47-year-old Daniel Edwards said as he

pointed at the woman in the wheelchair. “I buried my dog.” He added: “You

can do everything for other countries but you can’t do nothing for your own

people. You can go overseas with the military but you can’t get them down

here.”

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