Friday, April 30, 2010

The Pot Calling the Kettle . . . . Racist

“Having traveled . . ., a distance of more than 1,000 miles round-trip, we were stopped more than 20 times at various checkpoints. At most of those stops, we were told to exit the vehicle and we were subjected to rigorous inspections."


A Mexican in Arizona? No. It's a quote from an American national in Mexico, where President Felipe Calderone on Monday mimicked Raul Grijalva in condemning Arizona's new law, saying: "Criminalizing immigration, which is a social and economic phenomenon, this way opens the door to intolerance, hate, discrimination and abuse in law enforcement." He added: "My government cannot and will not remain indifferent when these kinds of policies go against human rights."

This from a government where visitors can be kicked out of the country without due process and face 10 years in prison, where foreigners' entrance can be rejected if they upset “the equilibrium of the national demographics.” For more on Mexico's "Draconian immigration laws, check out this week's Michelle Malkin blog.

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