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NRO Senior Editor Jay Nordlinger: Reagan 'Welcomed Wetbacks'

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A hollow voice says, 25th my ass, impeach!7/16/2012 4:34:50 pm PDT

re: #290 goddamnedfrank

I’m not buying it. Self preservation is a basic instinct that a game just isn’t going to override. It’s not like kamikaze attacks where someone nominally sacrifices themselves to defend family, culture, society, religion. I’m not aware of any similar practices where people are supposedly vying hard to win the right to be killed by their own people.

Suicide bombers. Which is to say if they’re young enough, and can be convinced that they and their families will benefit from it (whether it’s 72 virgins or something else), they might very well vie for the privilege.