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Return of conspiracy nuts: Obama's secret immigration reform 'plan'
Return of conspiracy nuts: Obama's secret immigration reform 'plan'

In the quest for simple answers to complex problems, one irrational explanation for the humanitarian crisis at our southern border demands an unqualified refutation. That would be the conspiracy theory being peddled by conservatives that President Obama purposefully engineered the influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America to pressure Congress into enacting immigration reform. The idea is absurd bordering on Palinesque. The theory’s most prominent adherent is Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who expounded last month on Fox News: “We either have an incredibly inept administration, or they’re in on this somehow or another. I hate to be conspiratorial, but how do you...

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