As we have repeated, the professional left and their cohorts in the liberal media know the reality of public sentiment is diametrically opposite from what they have been
saying selling. Elected officials are noticing in their town hall meetings…
(Via Truth Revolt) Pushback over the unprecedented influx of illegal immigrants is mounting across the country—not just in conservative border states, but also in California, Oregon, Colorado, and New York. Democratic and Republican lawmakers are finding their town hall meetings consumed by more and more constituents angered by Washington’s mishandling of immigration, most calling for a crackdown on illegal immigration and the securing of the southern border.
“I hear it everywhere I go,” said Greg Walden, an Oregon Republican and chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee. What once was mainly a conservative debate about immigration policies, Walden explained, has now “morphed into something bigger”:
“It’s morphed into something bigger than a debate over fixing our broken immigration system—it’s a piece of the overall sense that things are on the wrong track in this country”.
Texas Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling echoed Walden’s experience, saying, “The anger is palpable… there’s a lot of fear about that, about a president who has a pen and a phone, but doesn’t seem to have a copy of the Constitution.”
And it’s not just a Republican phenomenon. Similar reports have come in from Democratic lawmakers all over the country, including California, Oregon, New York, and Colorado. Reuters reports: (read more)