The Corner

Reductio ad Hitlerum

You knew it was going to happen as the open-borders crowd got revved up to denounce Arizona’s new immigration bill:

I can’t imagine Arizonans now reverting to German Nazi and Russian Communist techniques whereby people are required to turn one another in to the authorities on any suspicion of documentation.

Except the writer isn’t some crank living in his mother’s basement. He’s the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles. Cardinal Mahony’s retirement can’t come soon enough.


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