Editorials

You May Say You’re a Dreamer

The unconstitutional Obama executive order known as DACA was rescinded by the Trump DOJ on September 5.  Even as the courageous and unassuming A.G. Jeff Sessions made the announcement, thousands of tweets painted him as a hood-donning white-supremacist Russian agent.  Nancy Pelosi effectively called for more public displays of Antifa violence across the fruited plain, declaring President Trump’s decision a “deeply shameful act of political cowardice and a despicable assault on innocent young people” whom she deemed, en masse, “bright” and “patriotic.”  In the Cultural Marxist calculus, to advocate for the deportation of illegal aliens is to participate in the “assault on innocent young people,” and mace in the face is the appropriate response.

There are unavoidable and antinomian assumptions barely hidden behind the rhetoric of those who insist that it is inhumane, barbaric, and monstrous to deport a member of the caste we now refer to as “Dreamers”—Newspeak for individuals who “entered” the United States illegally as “children.”  President Obama’s “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” determined that “childhood” meant “under the age of 16.”  Of course, studies have shown that everyone who is over the age of 16 was once under the age of 16, for a period...

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