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The Senate Bill In Two Sentences
One of the most tiresome phrases associated with today's immigration to the U.S. is that "the system is broken." It's often a cynical phrase, too, since some of those who utter it were instrumental in the "breaking."
But it's really not a matter of breaking. Instead, enforcement has been systematically suppressed or gutted, and then those responsible have the chutzpah* to complain about the resulting chaos as a preface to offering their snake-oil "fixes."
Still, the following use of "broken" in the general context of the Senate bill (S.744) seems appropriate.
The bill doesn't beat the broken status quo. It codifies it.