It shouldn’t be too much to expect this Harvard educated lawyer to read the law he‘s distorting for his hand-picked crowd of admirers. He obviously hasn’t. Otherwise he would know that the Hispanic Dad he described as walking into the ice cream shop with his child, would only be subject to questioning about his status, if he was apprehended for holding up the store.
Here is Obama’s exact quote:
“You can imagine if you are an Hispanic American in Arizona, your great grandparents may have been there before Arizona was even a state, but now suddenly if you don’t have your papers, and you took your kid out to get ice cream, you’re gonna be harassed,” Obama said. “That’s something that could potentially happen. That’s not the right way to go.”
In fact, the Arizona law mirrors federal law. Deception on this issue won’t play well in our border state, Mr. Obama.
Here’s CNN’s Jack Cafferty giving the real story: