Republicans aren't digging themselves a deeper hole? "And the ironic beauty of Republican indignation is that they can't even find the time to read bills that they propose. LOL!!!Robert Rector, the Heritage Foundation senior research fellow who co-authored the right-wing think tank’s heavily disputed study on immigration reform, admitted Tuesday that he hasn’t actually read the bill in question.The liberals are in full-scale mode spin cycle in the hearings that are about to start.
The panel is right now giving opening statements and already a few liberals are exhibiting symptoms of having taken spin steroids this morning.
The beauty of liberal indignation is that when they are obviously on the defensive, they just dig themselves deeper and deeper.
Rector made waves Monday with his report that the Senate “Gang of Eight” immigration reform bill would cost taxpayers a minimum of $6.3 trillion. That conclusion was immediately criticized by a wide range of Rector’s fellow conservatives such as Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI), and the Cato Institute, which called Rector’s methodology “fatally flawed.”
One of Cato’s chief complaints is that Rector ignored the historical evidence suggesting that immigrants’ wages would increase dramatically after they are legalized. Rector responded to that criticism at a Heritage Foundation event — after admitting that “I have not examined the whole bill yet.”Check this out: http://www.nationalmemo.com/heritage-immigrat...