At These Costs
Richard Nadler’s piece “At What Cost?” (February 23) states that “attempts to remove illegals have diminished the conservative movement.” The piece reflects the false choice often presented to Republicans: Support amnesty or offend Hispanic voters.
On National Review Online I have presented data showing that support for amnesty is not a guarantor of GOP appeal to Hispanics, and that opposition is not a deal-breaker for them. But there is something more fundamental than the data to address: the suggestion that we should sacrifice values in order to pander to a particular group of potential voters. If we approach the