this: John McCain is trying to argue for the
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on TuesdayI realize he's saying this with a bit of exasperation. (You
said that an amendment advanced by the Senate would leave the U.S.
with the "most militarized border" since the fall of the Berlin
Wall and pave the way for the passage of comprehensive immigration
"The legislation concerning beefed up border security removes any
validity to the argument that border security is not sufficient,"
McCain said of the amendment from Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and
John Hoeven (R-N.D.) in an interview on CNN.
"I mean this is not only sufficient it is well over sufficient.
We'll be the most militarized border since the fall of the Berlin
Wall. That's why I think this amendment was very important," he
want a goddamn Berlin Wall to pass this bill? Fine! Here's a Berlin
Wall!) But that doesn't make it more acceptable—just more
Elsewhere in Reason: "What
John McCain's Immigration Dishonesty Tells Us About the Folly of