Schumer, Then and Now

If an awards show were created to honor Washington politicians for the most outlandish, hypocritical and contradictory positions, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) would be among the top contenders.

In a 2009 speech at Georgetown Law School, Sen. Schumer said the following: “…illegal immigration is wrong. We must create a system that converts the flow of primarily low-skilled illegal immigrants into the United States into a more manageable and controlled flow of legal immigrants who can be absorbed by our economy.”

Fast-forward to last week and a different Chuck Schumer emerged. Citing a “drop” in the U.S. birth rate (could the aborting of 60 million-plus babies be a factor?), Schumer said, “The only way we are going to have a great future in America is if we welcome and embrace immigrants, dreamers, and all of them, because our ultimate goal is to help the dreamers, but get a path to citizenship for all 11 million or however many undocumented there are here.”

Schumer doesn’t know how many there are because the Department of Homeland Security can’t tell him. Neither can he say how many are bringing in drugs, how many are terrorists, or pedophiles, or human traffickers. Border Patrol has managed to arrest

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