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Old 6th April 2020, 05:28 PM   #127
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Originally Posted by MBDK View Post
How is it out-of-context? YOU made the analogy. I pointed out the only way for it to work, would be via unethical means. Do you retract that analogy? The same thing about not taking the trouble to do things legally can be applied to doctors, lawyers, builders, police, school admissions, etc. Apparently YOU have deemed yourself judge and jury as to what legalities must be enforced.
The analogy was not to what is legally acceptable or right. It was about the ridiculous notion that the difference has to do with "taking the trouble." Illegal immigrants are illegally in the country, and sympathy notwithstanding, are subject to being deported. But they are here for reasons other than failing to take the trouble to accomplish something they realistically could never accomplish. And in the mean time, remember that the issue here is not whether we should deport illegal immigrants, but whether we should put their children in additional danger of disease and death.
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