Selwyn Duke
Stay out of the Bushes: The best reason not to vote for an establishment candidate
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By Selwyn Duke
December 10, 2015

Would you hire someone for an important job if he admitted right off the bat he couldn't perform one of the basic functions of the job?

Our federal-government behemoth is involved in countless things not within its constitutional purview, from orchestrating health care to ruling on marriage to regulating college sports (Title IX) to efforts to ensure "diversity" around the nation. In fact, economist Dr. Walter Williams estimates that approximately two-thirds of the federal budget concerns matters in which Washington has no constitutional warrant to be involved. One of the handful of legitimate functions of the feds, however, is to secure the border and tend to im/migration – this includes ensuring that foreign aliens aren't in our country illegally.

Yet what do we hear, or have heard in the past, from every prominent establishment candidate? It's always some variation on what Ohio governor John "Can't do" Kasich said in the November Fox News GOP debate: "C'mon, folks, we all know you can't pick them [illegals] up and ship them back across the border."

Of course, you don't have to quite do that; as I've explained before, you can get them to self-deport by removing the carrot, by taking their benefits and jobs away. But that's not the point. It rather is that every GOPe, body-snatched pod-person sings the same tune:

It can't be done.

We know we're not gonna' be deporting 11 million undocumented immigrants Democrats.

Get real!

Yeah, let's get real: these candidates are admitting from the get-go that they can't perform the job for which they're interviewing. And why would you consider hiring a person to be chief executive of the U.S. if he concedes that he can't fulfill one of the basic responsibilities of the chief executive – enforcing the law? It's a bit like having hired someone to head the space program in the '60s even after he opined that it was ridiculous to think we could get to the moon.

Reach for the stars, and, even falling short, we may at least get to the moon. The current crop of GOPe no-can-do nattering nabobs won't even shoot for the treetops, and they should hear only one thing from the voters. As Donald Trump would say, "You're fired!"

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