The Stupid Party Redux

Article subtitle: 
The GOP offers the illusion of opposition and so represents the biggest obstacle toward a better future for Americans. Perhaps it’s time it all falls down.
Article author: 
Pedro Gonzalez
Article publisher: 
American Greatness
Article date: 
5 December 2020
Article category: 
Our American Future
Article Body: 
... On the evening of December 2, led by Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah), the GOP quietly convened, avoiding public hearings, and gave their unanimous consent agreement for an amended version of S. 386, the “Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act.”
“Under the bill, those on a long-term temporary visa who can secure a job offer requiring a college degree will, after a wait of 270 days, be able to obtain a three-year renewable work permit and permission to travel in and out of the country,” explains Jessica M. Vaughan, director of policy studies for the Center for Immigration Studies.
“It will be a status comparable to permanent residency with a green card, but without having to wait in line or be restricted by annual immigration limits,” she adds...
“Senator Lee’s bill would create the biggest train wreck to our legal immigration system,” Kevin Lynn, executive director US Tech Workers, told American Greatness....
Republicans...  talk about the need to limit government power, lecture their constituents on fiscal responsibility and the virtues of bootstrapping, and then turn around and bring to bear all the powers of government to fulfill the wildest dreams of their donors....
Indeed, the Republican Party frames the Democrats as the party of socialism, and yet the GOP is the proud vehicle of government subsidies for corporations in the form of cheap labor—socialism for the rich....
In late November, Senators Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) and Will Hurd (R-Texas) met with Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), and Chris Coons (D-Del.) to discuss amnesty legislation. It therefore cannot be said that a vote for the GOP is a vote against amnesty....
The sad truth is that the GOP does not deserve its constituents, its canvassers, and least of all its good-hearted champions because it does not deserve to win and frankly does not want to win....
Perhaps it’s time it all falls down.