Those currently in freak-out mode who say it is cruel for President Trump to phase out DACA should take a deep breath. Otherwise, it will be impossible for them to separate logic from emotions long enough to understand that all the Trump administration is doing is returning America to the rule of law rather than allowing the law to be ruled by emotions.
This six-month phase out of Obama’s illegal executive branch overreach program, Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals, rightly returns immigration laws to the Congress.
Trump made his intentions clear September 5 when he said, “I have a great heart for the folks we are talking about, a great love for them…hopefully now Congress will help them and do it properly.” As Townhall.com editor Guy Benson aptly points out, “The Trump administration clearly stated yesterday that they will not be ‘targeting’ these young people or reshuffling their enforcement priorities.”
Obama, who regularly referred to himself as a “constitutional law professor,” knew better. Now he opines on social media to much oohing and aahing, that rescinding his temporary DACA is “wrong,” “self-defeating” and “cruel.”
Seems to me, it was “wrong” for Democrats who could do something about immigration and didn’t when they owned Washington during Obama’s first term. According to NBC News, 2010 was “the one REAL moment of the Obama first term when immigration was possible, it was Senate Democratic leaders who weren’t ready to give up the politics of the issue. And the White House didn’t fight.”
Wasn’t it “cruel” that Obama…