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WaPo blogger on Gang of Eight amnesty: ‘Everything is about papering over the fact that there is no actual trigger now’

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http://twitter.com/#!/ThePlumLineGS/status/335502858206187520

The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent and The Examiner’s Byron York had an interesting Twitter discussion last night about the Gang of Eight’s amnesty plan.

http://twitter.com/#!/ThePlumLineGS/status/335504489928851456
http://twitter.com/#!/ThePlumLineGS/status/335507234991775744
http://twitter.com/#!/ByronYork/status/335507652018847744

These two journalists — one on the Left and one on the Right — agree the Gang of Eight is being dishonest in the way it is framing its proposal.

Sargent and York are absolutely right, of course.

Alas, we have come to expect deception from Congress, particularly when it comes to the illegal immigration issue.

And some people wonder why we call the Gang of Eight’s proposal “shamnesty.”

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/05/18/wapo-blogger-on-gang-of-eight-amnesty-everything-is-about-papering-over-the-fact-that-there-is-no-actual-trigger-now/



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