Alternate headline: Lindsey Graham snags coveted John Avlon endorsement. Seriously, this is way too funny … and predictable … to pass up. Our old “buddy”, David Frum wannabe John Avalon, sings the praises of Lindsey Grahamnesty for his role in pushing the Obama-Schumer-Rubio amnesty bill through the Senate. Here’s a sample of Avlon’s wisdom:
Profiles in courage are rare in our politics these days, but the Senate’s passage of comprehensive immigration reform is bright example of how Washington does not need to be a place where good ideas go to die.
Credit goes to the “Courageous 14” Republican senators who joined with the Democratic majority to make this legislation pass by a towering bipartisan margin of 68 to 32. Building squarely on the tireless efforts of the Gang of Eight—led by Marco Rubio, Chuck Schumer, Robert Menendez, and John McCain—the bill’s passage was a timely reminder that common ground is the only practical problem-solving space on Capitol Hill. That matters if you believe Congress should be more than an ideological debating society.
But the first among equals in the profile in courage sweepstakes is Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC). Of all the Gang of Eight senators, he was the most unvarnished in his advocacy and he has the most to lose.
Unless you want to read more of this moronic tripe, I’d recommend against following the link to Avlon’s Daily Beast article. On the other hand, I got a good laugh out of it.