January 31, 2013
THE UR IS A SUCCESS TO THE EXTENT HE'S ADHERED TO W'S POLICIES:
Immigration Reform Proposal Shows Similar Ideas Betweeen Bush and Obama (John Avlon Jan 31, 2013, Daily Beast)
Posted by Orrin Judd at January 31, 2013 5:36 AMThe past president serves as both an unlikely inspiration and negative object lesson to the current effort. Because the plan pushed by Bush in his second term bears an uncanny resemblance to the bipartisan plan now backed by the Gang of Eight senators and hailed by Obama as the best hope for comprehensive immigration reform in a generation.Take a look back at President Bush's 2006 televised address to the nation on immigration reform and read it aside President Obama's Las Vegas take on the same subject this Tuesday. The style may be different, but the substance and sentiment are essentially the same.