It's not really a "dog whistle" if everyone can hear it.

I am reading through various pieces of commentary on the executive action on immigration policy announced by President Obama last night. So far as I can tell, it seems like the President's plan will take a bunch of people who are working off-the-books jobs and turn them into tax-payers.

Given the amount of screeching from the Right over the years about budget deficits and the criticality of paying down the debt, I would expect this plan to be welcomed by the GOP and its fellow travelers.

Otherwise, one would almost think that either 1) they weren't actually serious about their deficit fear-mongering, or 2) they have a problem with immigrants.

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