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Raising Arizona

Are liberal critics boosting support for the new immigration law?

12:00 AM, May 27, 2010 • By GARY ANDRES
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Achieving consensus in this debate is like finding a pebble in the Sonoran Desert. But Arizonans reached a state of panic. Hearing sanctimonious Hollywood liberals and President Obama preach about the morality of the state’s response sounds out of touch. Watching Democrats in Congress engage in what the National Review’s Rich Lowry call “national self-abasement,” as these lawmakers gave the Mexican president a standing ovation for criticizing the state’s action, only fuels their outrage at Washington.

Maybe if Obama, Democrats in Congress, and their Silver Screen friends spent more time helping and talking to Governor Brewer – and fewer hours primping for state dinners or pumping up foreign critics – they’d have a better perspective.

Most Americans agree.

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