Subject opinion to coercion: whom will you make your inquisitors? Fallible men, governed by bad passions, by private as well as public reasons. And why subject it to coercion? To produce uniformity? But is uniformity of opinion desirable? No more than of face and stature.

- Thomas Jefferson

This Week’s Game

More Clear Politics, as usual. Bickering about immigration, where the House and Senate have completely different ideas of how to proceed, both knowing their version will not succeed. Why? Because you are being played. They want to posture for the upcoming elections, and do nothing to change the status quo.

Imagine if current legislation were enforced, but you can only imagine. Why have such legislation if it is not going to be enforced? Posturing. If it looks good and sounds good, then it is good for politicians, no matter how it i


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