First, pardon the shameless self-promotion, but America’s Voice has produced a TV ad regarding CNN’s Lou Dobbs problem, in conjunction with the Media Matters campaigns to Drop Dobbs. Watch the ad and donate to get it on the air.
Next up: health care. Cynthia Tucker, a brilliant editorialist with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, comments on the lack of compassion for uninsured immigrants and uninsured Americans in this supposed “city on the hill.” Andrea Nill describes the outrageous claims by Senator Grassley (R-IA) that the Baucus bill doesn’t do enough to screen out undocumented immigrants (speaking of shameless!). And check out this Matt Bor’s cartoon from September 16, which skewers the likes of Grassley.
NYT editorial urging DHS to keeps its promise on detention reform despite departure of top official; asks for public release of her report (don’t hold your breath).
Intersection of health and immigration continues to upset Latino leaders: Reuters blog off of AV press conference last week and NPR interview with Rev. Luis Cortes. Video from Al Punto, the Sunday news show of UNIVISION (take that, Fox News), with Jorge Ramos interviewing President Obama and Minority Leader Boehner.
Today in Immigration Must Reads…Healthcare, Arpaio, and the “Rejiggering” of American Politics….Read ’em.