The Corner

National Guard on the Border: Boob Bait for Bubba

Almost exactly four years ago, as Congress was debating amnesty and illegal aliens were massing in the streets with foreign flags demanding Americans acquiesce to their demands, President Bush called for deploying National Guardsmen at the border in precisely the same kind of stunt Obama and McCain are trying to pull, each in his own way.

In 1994, as Californians were debating Proposition 187 and illegal aliens were massing in the streets demanding Americans acquiesce to their demands, Sen. Barbara Boxer inserted appropriations language instructing the Pentagon to deploy the National Guard to the border.

Here’s a new way to tell if a politician is lying — he calls for sending the National Guard to the border.

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