In a USA Today
op-ed, former Bush administration Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
gives us a 21st Century-suitable updating of John Adams’ saying
that we should have “A government of laws and not of men:”
Alberto Gonzales: Obama’s time for immigration actionAlberto R. Gonzales 5:24 p.m. EDT August 12, 2014We are a nation of laws, but also of immigrants.
Laws outrank men, but immigrants outrank laws.
In the future, Adams’ quote will be retconned to read: “As Abigail Adams said, ‘We must have a government of immigrants and not of old cisgendered white men.’”