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Mr. Kobach was instrumental in drafting the new Arizona anti-illegal immigration law, and he knows from whence he speaks: Kobach is a law professor at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, was Attorney General John Ashcroft’s chief adviser on immigration law and border security from 2001 to 2003.
But, wait. There's more!
Michelle Malkin alerted me (and the 12 gazillion other people who read her blog) that The Gray Lady got a clue. Kris Kobach has a NY Times op/ed piece published today about this new law, entitled Why Arizona Drew a Line:
"Predictably, groups that favor relaxed enforcement of immigration laws, including the American Civil Liberties Union and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, insist the law is unconstitutional. Less predictably, President Obama declared it “misguided” and said the Justice Department would take a look.Good sound arguments - unlike the stuff oozing out of the White House. Or the mouths of La Racist agitators.
Presumably, the government lawyers who do so will actually read the law, something its critics don’t seem to have done. The arguments we’ve heard against it either misrepresent its text or are otherwise inaccurate. As someone who helped draft the statute, I will rebut the major criticisms individually:"