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How does this make any sense at all?

White House Picks Critic of Local Immigration Enforcement for Key Role at ICE

But as a police chief, Hurtt was a supporter of "sanctuary city" policies, by which illegal immigrants who don't commit crimes can live without fear of exposure or detainment because police don't check for immigration papers.

"There's no way you can head up an office if you don't believe in what the office is supposed to do," Curtis Collier of U.S. Border Watch, told the Houston Chronicle. "Immigration and Customs Enforcement's primary mission is to protect the American people. If this guy believes any of these programs should not be enforced, he's certainly going to be a very weak advocate for them."

I agree with the second paragraph I c&p'd. How would he be a good fit it he doesn't agree with the policy?


Asked by QuinnMae at 8:32 AM on Jun. 25, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Well, to those of us who want to follow the laws, it makes no sense. To those of us who don't want ILLEGAL immigration, it makes no sense. If, however, you WANT the illegal immigration, it's a perfect fit. If you WANT a blanket amnesty thing to go through, it makes sense. So, knowing what we know about the Obama agenda, I would have to say it makes sense. It is disgusting, and reprehensible, and irresponsible, and nauseating. But for the Obama posse, he fits right in.

    Answer by 29again at 1:02 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • People are picked that will further the agenda of the PBO administration which if way more important than upholding the laws of our land.

    Answer by jesse123456 at 9:27 AM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Given Obama's actions regarding illegals so far, it makes perfect sense. He's put a fox in to guard the henhouse and expects us to all pretend it's a rooster.

    I honestly believe that he may be the first president who ends up seeking political asylum in another country once he's out (however he exits). Considering the oath he took when he was sworn in, he should be impeached.

    Answer by Farmlady09 at 4:30 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Makes no sense to me, Quinn.

    Answer by mancosmomma at 8:43 AM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • It makes sense if you consider the motives behind the pick. Anyone looking for some votes from those that support illegal immigration?

    Answer by Bezu at 9:37 AM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • From the Wall Street Journal:
    Arizona's own police chiefs association opposes this entanglement of state law enforcement with federal immigration policy on the grounds that it will undermine the public's trust in local officials.
    But by far the most severe consequence of the city's cooperation with federal immigration officials is the lack of trust in law enforcement that it creates among the public. A spouse, for example, may be reluctant to report abuse if she fears that the consequence will be deportation of the father of her children. When immigrants perceive the local police force as merely an arm of the federal immigration authority, they become reluctant to report criminal activity for fear of being turned over to federal officials.

    Answer by autodidact at 9:25 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Makes no sense at all.

    Answer by MunchMunch at 12:33 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Makes no sense to me

    Answer by SNJMOMOF3 at 8:56 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Given Obama's actions regarding illegals so far, it makes perfect sense. He's put a fox in to guard the henhouse and expects us to all pretend it's a rooster.

    You are right.  I am seeing a pattern.  He put a tax cheat in charge of the IRS. 



    Comment by QuinnMae (original poster) at 5:50 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • this president has me so confused

    Answer by mom2queenie2004 at 8:40 PM on Jun. 25, 2010