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Cuomo goes left, New Yorkers go out

Not surprisingly, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York reminded everyone that he is a man from the left.  This is what he said as he started a third term:

The promise that attracted 5,000 people a day from across the globe to come to this sacred place through this historic portal on Ellis Island is not a faded memory of yesterday, but a shining beacon for a better tomorrow.

Nowhere to be found in Cuomo’s energetic homily was the word “legal,” an omission clearly calculated to obscure the distinction between controlled lawful immigration – Ellis Island as iconic portal to America – and the unremitting border-dashing that has made immigration an incandescent political and social issue.

Let me recommend to Governor Cuomo that he watch the Ellis Island scene in Godfather 2.  My guess is that U.S.-Mexico border agents would love to have the orderly process that those new arrivals had to go through.

Read the full story from American Thinker

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