Primary That Demonstrates Immigration Is An Important Issue?

Annie

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Republicans--On the March to Stop Bush! It looks as if immigration hard-liner Randy Graf has defeated National Republican Committee favorite Steve Huffman in the Republican primary for Arizona's Eighth District. ... Here's what the Wall Street Journal news account said about the race beforehand:

A victory by Mr. Huffman would signal that even voters concerned about illegal immigration can be persuaded to support a more moderate policy. It would also be a triumph for business groups that are pushing for expanded legal immigration and are accustomed to the business-friendly Mr. Kolbe, who supports a guest-worker program, along with increased border security and a worker-verification system

Sorry! I guess voters concerned about illegal immigration can't be persuaded to support a more moderate policy! (And Huffman even denied he supports the Bush/McCain semi-amnesty "path to citizenship".) ... . ... P.S.: MyDD's Chris Bowers is happy, figuring the conservative Graf will lose in the general, and the seat (currently occupied by Republican Jim Kolbe) will be a Dem "pickup." But if you look at the broad national picture, it's not clear how happy Bowers should be. Isn't this more evidence that opposition to Bush's immigration plan is a powerful base-mobilizer for the GOP? (And not just the base ...) ... 11:35 P.M. link​
 

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Yes. I guess the "business supercedes all" mantra is starting to achieve it's inevitable end, complete disempowerment and abandonment of the neocon faction in the GOP.
 

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Yes. I guess the "business supercedes all" mantra is starting to achieve it's inevitable end, complete disempowerment and abandonment of the neocon faction in the GOP.
Money makes the world go 'round.
 

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