A Calm, Reasoned Discussion About Immigration. Or Not. Your Choice.
Mike Gallagher, the Salem Radio Network-syndicated right-winger who occasionally shows up on Fox News Channel to pimp his book Surrounded by Idiots: Fighting Liberal Lunacy in America, took time out of his busy schedule to address at TownHall.com Monday's carjacking of Jesse Diaz, head of the local League of United Latin American Citizens. In particular, Gallagher's upset over a comment Diaz made to KXAS-Channel 5 concerning how long it took police to show up at the scene -- half a hour. “I always thought that the police would arrive a lot sooner than the 30 minutes it took them to arrive,” he told the NBC affiliate.
Gallagher knows precisely why it took cops to long: They were out protecting the citizens of Dallas from ... wait for it ... wait for it ... yes, illegal immigrants, the kind of folk Jesse Diaz is lookin' out for. And Tom Leppert, it's all your fault too. Why? Just read the thing -- but before you go, here's a highlight.
Before Mr. Diaz gets all worked up in demanding expensive investigations into why it took the police 23 minutes to arrive at his crime scene, I can offer a pretty simple explanation. You see, Dallas has emerged as one of the most dangerous cities in America. And the 800-pound gorilla in the room is the knowledge that much of this crime is being committed by illegal immigrants.
I do believe Gallagher just told Diaz he got what he deserved. --Robert Wilonsky
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