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Jeb Bush Compares Obama Executive Actions To Orders Of A Latin American Dictator

Jeb is going full-tilt wingnut to win the primaries.

Yep, Jebbie's out to prove his bona fides as an official American hater. On the day that the President spoke of the ongoing battles for equality in this country, Jeb was confronted by a Latino voter with questions about what he would do regarding DAPA and DACA.

Dave Weigel:

A friendly Spanish-speaker translated the exchange and shared the transcript with Bloomberg Politics.

DREAMER: Will it be your priority to end DACA and DAPA?

BUSH: End what?


BUSH: DACA? What is...

DREAMER: You said you would stop the President's overreach. Are you referring to DACA and DAPA?

BUSH: (inaudible) We need to pass it as a law. (inaudible)

DREAMER: Ok so you have plans to end DACA and DAPA? To do away with those programs?

BUSH: DACA is for... the program for the DREAMers. No. Let's give them priority to be citizens. But by the law, not by decree, because that's like a Latin American dictator.

DREAMER: Yes but will you take away the programs? So for a person like me, who qualifies for DACA, you are going to take away all our opportunities?

BUSH: No. what I am saying is, I wrote a book...

DREAMER: Yes, but recently you said you were going to do away with that program, DACA.

BUSH: Exactly, and pass a law so there's permanence. What DACA does is it's only for two years, no more. The problem continues after that.

Oh, look at Jeb try to deflect there! As if this President hasn't tried to pass a damn law for the six years he's been in office, and yes, even while Democrats had the majority. (Think DREAM Act)

He wants it both ways, and it's absurd. He could no more get immigration reform passed with this Congress than the President could. Until the nativists are out of power, there will only be executive orders, and they will be issued by an American president, not a "Latin American dictator."


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