Conservative blow hard Ann Coulter confirmed her disdain for Latinos last Saturday, saying we shouldn’t grant undocumented workers citizenship because it will just create more democratic voters.
Coulter’s hate rhetoric towards the Hispanic community was turned up a notch earlier this month when she said “immigrants don’t want citizenship, they would rather live here illegally to collect government benefits.”
While appearing on the Sean Hannity Show, Coulter ripped into GOP Senator Marco Rubio and Latin American immigrants alike when she said, “Of course you start with enforcement first, but it really has to be enforcement first, not legalize them first and then act as if well the one thing they really want is citizenship — no, they want to live here illegally, that allows them to collect government assistance.”
Coulter then went on the attack, after Kentucky Senator Rand Paul spoke of his support of immigration reform to legalize undocumented immigrants already in the United States.
The right wing author, who feels the legalization of 11 million undocumented minority workers would doom the Republican party, said, “If amnesty goes through, America becomes California and no Republican will ever win another national election.”
Paul responded to Coulter’s criticism of his position on immigration reform on Coulter’s favorite news network.
“I’ve got a news flash for those who want to call people names on amnesty: what we have now is de facto amnesty,” he said in an appearance on Fox News. “We have 11 million people here. They’ve been here, some of them, for a decade or more. No one is telling them to go home, no one’s sending them home.”
“Here’s another news flash,” he said. “We haven’t been too competitive in the last two national elections.”
Ann Coulter’s hateful comments on immigration reform make it clear the positions she takes on an issue are driven by politics and not because of her strong convictions about the issue itself.
If Coulter found polling that stated a majority of illegal immigrants would vote Republican, there is no doubt that she would change her position and be all for amnesty.
Coulter is a political animal, her mission in life is to disagree with anything anyone on the other side of the aisle might propose. The problem is that her own party is so divided on so many issues, she now spends her time disagreeing with the people she represents.
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