||Washington Post - July 16, 2006
from Washington: Unlikely duo may end immigration impasse
those with the most fervor are generally hard-line conservatives.
That presents a political conundrum: Immigration bashing is often
good short-term, and disastrous long- term, politics.
"Twelve years ago, Governor Pete
Wilson of California, a Republican, won re-election by going
after illegal immigrants. In the process, he alienated Hispanic
voters, and Democrats have dominated California politics ever
Baloney - The Republicans
lost California because they ran away from the issue, not because
of Prop. 187. Click
here for the proof (originally posted three years ago.)