“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” has been banished from our military, but the slogan should be recycled, because it is a perfect name for the Obama administration’s immigration policy. The president’s staff could tweak it a bit, maybe call it something like “We Won’t Ask, So You’ll Never Have to Tell.”
While the president is busy selling us down the river during tax hike talks disguised as debt ceiling negotiations, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis is keeping watch on the immigration front. Solis spouted the administration’s views on America’s need for foreign workers in a statement backing immigration reform released, ironically, on the same day as June’s stunningly bad employment report.
Just when we were ready to throw in the towel and believe the president about his border security successes, convinced that 11 million new Americans are as bad as things are going to get, our Secretary of Labor announced a deal with Nicaragua and Guatemala to protect the rights of their citizens who work in the U.S.