Quote of the Day

[Content Note: Nativism.]

"When we depart from the law and create nebulous legal standards out of a sense of sympathy for the personal circumstances of a respondent in our immigration courts, we do violence to the rule of law and constitutional fabric that bind this great nation." — Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a speech to 44 newly-hired immigration judges in training.

I don't know which is worse: The Attorney General of the United States telling judges to behave like sociopaths when dealing with people who are, in many cases, fleeing oppression and/or deadly violence, or Donald Trump's chief lackey saying without a trace of irony that showing basic human kindness is tantamount to doing "violence to the rule of law."

Like I always say: Malice is the governing principle of the Trump Regime. And here is the AG warning new immigration judges that to refuse to center malice in their decisions is essentially sedition.


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