Michael Gerson: Francis rebranding Catholic Church
Michael Gerson, Washington Post
Posted: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 12:00 am
The tone of the immigration debate has recently taken a sharp downward turn, which may not be a bad thing for immigration reform’s legislative prospects.
Rep. Steve King’s description of the children of undocumented workers as having “calves the size of cantaloupes” from hauling bails of marijuana across the desert brought a cascade of Republican rebuke. “There’s no place in this debate for hateful or ignorant comments from elected officials,” said Speaker John Boehner.
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