TRUMP’S ALREADY WON
Some political victories emerge when there is a sudden confluence of positive factors which clear the way for the elected leader. Such is the case with President Trump and the complicated immigration matter. Though the hostile press and Democratic critics have vilified Mr. Trump for his broad-shouldered stance against open borders, those very same journalists and rivals appear to have given the president a handy, unintentional boost.
“Trump has already won the immigration debate. The Democrats abandoned the field to the president last week,” writes David Catron, a columnist for The American Spectator — who is referring to the first Democratic presidential debate just seven days ago.
That victory happened, Mr. Catron advises, when the 20 Democratic hopefuls enthusiastically declared their support for free health care for undocumented immigrants — which costs over $18.5 billion a year, according to the American Enterprise Institute.
The analyst also cited the Federation for American Immigration Reform, an interest group which calculated the total economic impact of illegal immigration on tax payers at $134.9 billion. Such numbers don’t play well with tax payers,
“The Democrats remain in denial as to why they lost the 2016 election — Donald Trump’s primary campaign promise was to tackle illegal immigration. This failure to face reality suggests they will be trounced again in 2020. Immigration is the most important issue for a majority of voters, and the Democrats have abandoned the field to President Trump. It will cost them the election,” writes Mr. Catron. credit. He’s got world-class pipes. He’s like the Pavarotti of Commies,” writes Mr. Podhoretz.
President Trump’s stance against open borders, in stark according to a columnist.