NRO Senior Editor Jay Nordlinger: Reagan 'Welcomed Wetbacks'

Love-Child of Cassandra and Sisyphus7/16/2012 5:03:48 pm PDT

Oh look, here’s another NRO writer, back in 2008, admitting the obvious:

Language does matter. But the alternative to the government’s former use of the derogatory “wetback” is not today’s euphemism of “undocumented immigrant.” The alternative to “infidel” is not “violent extremist.” Political correctness is alive and well on the Right, and it hobbles our ability to preserve and protect our civilization.

Yes, that’s right, a NR writer actually acknowledges that “wetback” is derogatory! Miracles do happen! Or at least one did, past tense.