The headline that has most grabbed my attention this morning reads "Does 'secure the border' mean 'keep America white?' " Yes, just like that.
In anticipation of tomorrow's Republican candidates' debate in Arizona, CNN contributor LZ Granderson writes about the focus on the U.S.-Mexico border during the presidential campaign so far, writing about political euphemisms qualified with an "Oh boy, here comes the black guy playing the race card again."
But he brings up the security gaps that exist on the U.S.-Canada border and what little attention this receives from candidates and existing politicos, questioning how much of the campaign immigration rhetoric we hear actually means what it means - or whether it means something else intended to appeal to voters. Thoughts, anyone? Granderson writes: