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An Obama Supporter Is Horrified By His "Simple-Minded" Amnesty Speech
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July 05, 2010, 05:00 AM
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07/04/10 - On Independence Day, A Maryland Reader Wonders About America`s Future

From: Kathy Knechtges (e-mail her)

Re: Peter Brimelow`s Blog: Obama`s Immigration Speech: Stop Laughing, He`s Serious

As an Independent Barack Obama supporter, I am beyond horrified after hearing one of the worst speeches of my life from a normally great orator. It was as if Obama were in a contest to utter the most obsolete, maudlin immigration clichés possible. Some of Obama`s trite analysis may have been true in the 1800s—but not today.

Obama`s shocking support of amnesty shows what happens when a president surrounds himself with staff and advisors who engage in pro-minority group think. 

His speech was simple-minded in its endorsement of the same disastrous 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act and in its rejection of the common good of American people.

After listening to Obama, I`m sobered to see what we are up against. Now we must fight longer, harder and smarter to preserve America.

Knechtges, a caregiver and housewife, lives in Michigan. Her Independence Day 2008 letter thanking VDARE.COM for "saving the nation" is here. Read another Knechtges` letter dismissing the Obama birth certificate debate here.