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Kristol: 'Republican House Was Put On This Earth to Save Us' from Legislation Like This

7:24 AM, Jun 21, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The boss last night on Fox News:

"I think the Republican House was put on this earth to save us from huge pieces of comprehensive legislation like this that I think are not well designed, would not work well. If we want to solve particular parts of the immigration problem, we can solve them. We can have more high-tech workers, if you want. We could have more guest workers for agriculture, if that's necessary. We could legalize the people who are here. This 1,000-page bill, which is now probably 1,100 page bill--and much more expensive bill--because of this amendment, is not a good idea," said the boss.

The boss also said the latest amendment to add 20,000 border security agents is "not a serious public policy proposal."

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