Steve Landsburg gives, I estimate, about 1.43 cheers to Pres. Obama’s recent announcement to halt the deportation of many
illegal immigrants peaceful people whose only offense is to reside in the United States without official approval from Washington pooh-bahs. And Steve asks Mr. Obama some incisive questions.
George Will’s Washington Post column from last Thursday further exposes the political-class’s inherent tendency – one now inculcated in their enfants - to shield themselves from competition and to shield their psyches from the reality of their privilege-seeking. This column also contains what could well have been a great Quotation of the Day:
Montgomery County, on the District of Columbia’s northern border, is a dormitory for the nation’s government, where federal workers’ sleep is disturbed only by dreams of new ways to improve us.