The “anchor-terror baby” blitz has begun. We’ve seen the script before: create a straw man (i.e. “terror babies”) to build up and easily tear down, or pick a wedge issue (i.e. “anchor babies” or the “ground zero mosque”) in an election year that forces the other side (usually Democrats) to go on the record in defense of a group that can’t speak up for itself (i.e. undocumented immigrants or Muslim Americans). These wedge issues are effective because inevitably there will be some Democrats in touch races that don’t want to risk looking weak on national security, and they will come out against their fellow Democrats.
Think about it: who wants to explain why they’re for terror babies or anchor babies?