Especially Reason #17.
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), who was received into the Catholic Church on Monday, is a leading opponent of comprehensive immigration reform. Let’s hope for a conversion on that score as well.
Much has been made–including by me–of the broad array of religious voices raised on behalf of the immigrant children from Central America who have flooded our Southern border in flight from murderous gangs at home. But Catholic bishops and the evangelical leaders have somehow managed to avoid criticizing the Republicans who have blocked their recommendations.