The Democrats cannot avoid the caravan

Like the Mexican flags that killed immigration reform in 2007, the caravan is doing more to promote the construction of a fence than any speech by President Trump. The Democrats want to talk health care but the front-page stories will not let them.  In fact, their silence is putting them at odds with more and more voters who see this as a national security problem.    More troubling, their silence may communicate a certain "consent" or disregard for U.S. borders, as John Kaas wrote:    Democratic leaders want their members to stay silent. And there’s one thing about silence. "Chi tace acconsente,” says my barber, Raffaele Raia. “He who is silent says ‘yes’. The silence is the consent.” And so, whatever you call this, it may just be the event that finally compels Americans to think long and hard about why a sovereign nation would even bother to have borders at all. But calling the mass of...(Read Full Post)
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