RUSH: We have the most immigration in the world in this country. Why isn’t that enough? I’m all for legal immigration. I’ve never said a word against legal immigration. Quite telling, isn’t it, that when you simply oppose illegal immigration, you become all these horrible, rotten things: Racist, bigot, all of this. Our immigration system isn’t even “broken.” We have plenty of fine immigration law already on the books. It just isn’t being enforced, and it isn’t being enforced because Washington doesn’t like this law.
This law doesn’t let in enough of the kind of people the Democrats want — and, increasingly, a number of Republicans want. Canada? Canada has an immigration policy you might want to emulate. They want more skilled and educated immigrants. In fact, that’s all they take. But, see, since nobody’s watching them and they’re not a superpower, nobody really cares. So they are allowed to act in their best interests.
The United States, as a superpower, in order to be “fair,” must engage in behavior that’s not good for it. That’s how the United States demonstrates that it’s fair, and that’s how the United States demonstrates that it’s nice, and understanding. That’s when the United States does things not in its best interests. But when the United States of America does things in its best interests, it is hated. I’m sorry, that just ticks me off. It’s illogical, and, furthermore, it’s psychological.