Mike Huckabee disses Americans, Mexicans, promotes illegal immigration

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America's second-most anti-American governor, Mike Huckabee, recently spoke before a meeting of the Lexington County [South Carolina] GOP:
...When people say illegal immigrants take jobs from Americans, Huckabee said he asks them to name someone "who cannot get a job because a Mexican illegally here has taken the job they want."

"If that's the case, if you can get me their name and phone number by five this afternoon, I can have them making a bed, plucking a chicken, tarring a roof or picking a tomato by the morning at 8 o' clock," he said.

No one has been able to give him a name, he said. Illegal immigrants have jobs Americans don't want, he said...
He really hit them all:

1. Appeal to ignorance.
2. Support for illegal immigration.
3. A McCain-style disconnect.
4. Dissing Mexicans, as if they're genetically predisposed to being our maids and gardeners.
5. Dissing all the American citizens who are maids, gardeners, and the like in states and areas without a large illegal alien population.
America has a right to know who's here and why, he said. But federal immigration laws "are so antiquated and the process so cumbersome, it would take some people 10 to 20 years to go through the legal process."
Our rights aren't just limited to knowing who's here, they include deciding who's able to come here in the first place. George Bush, the GOP, and the Democrats have taken that right away and Huckabee would just continue that de facto policy.

Then comes the usual false choice between an amnesty and mass deportations:
Creating a system to process people properly and thoroughly would cost money, but certainly less than it would cost to "round up 13 million people and deport them," Huckabee said.
He continues with the Bushian/Feinsteinian redefinition of amnesty:
He said he doesn't believe in "blanket amnesty," but illegal immigrants here should be given a way to pay a fine and apply for legal status. They should be required to speak English and pay taxes, he said.
Then, the Rovian/Schwarzeneggerian call to just relax:
He said the debate has gotten too emotional.
And, for good measure, some sanctimony combined with more support for illegal immigration:
"Tonight, when you get home, get on your knees and thank God you live in a country people are trying to break into rather than a country people are trying to break out of," Huckabee said. "If we start there, we might have a possibility of getting a solution."
Previous coverage starts in Mike Huckabee: opposition to "comprehensive" immigration reform isn't racist

Comments

Tonight, when you get home, get on your knees and thank God you live in a country people are trying to break into..."
Kind of like telling a rape victim "get on your knees and thank God you're the kind of woman men want to have sex with".

Huckabee repeats ad nauseum all the usual cliches about illegal immigration, meaning he's not a very deep thinker about it. But he's a politician, so this should not come as a surprise.

Huckabee is such a joke. I really don't know what else to say regarding his disingenuous comments. Lonewacko pretty much said it all. This blatant pandering to illegals at the expense of us Americans is insane. Everytime I explain this to people, they roll their eyes. I told them this country has lost it, and they will be too late once they realize this.

Huckabee is such a jackass. I really don't know what else to say regarding his disingenuous comments. Lonewacko pretty much said it all. This blatant pandering to illegals at the expense of us Americans is insane. Everytime I explain this to people, they roll their eyes. I told them this country has lost it, and they will be too late once they realize this.

"Tonight, when you get home, get on your knees and thank God you live in a country people are trying to break into ..................

I really feel no comfort in knowing that would include a terrorist element, drug dealers, MS-13, common criminals, human smugglers, etc.