Arizona Heckler to McCain: 'Where's the Dang Fence?'
Town hall gets testy over immigration
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Feb 20, 2013 10:27 AM CST
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(Newser) – John McCain took a lot of heat at a pair of town hall meetings yesterday over his new push for immigration reform, with many angry Arizona residents telling him in turn that illegal immigrants should never become citizens, the AP reports. "Cut off their welfare and their stuff and they'll go back," said one man, in a particularly heated exchange caught on camera by AZCentral. He then threw McCain's 2010 campaign ad back in his face: "You said, 'Build the dang fence. Where's the fence?"

McCain replied by citing the money that had been spent to curb illegal immigration, and the progress that had been made. "There are 11 million people living here illegally," he said. "We are not going to get enough buses to deport them."

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1492
Feb 21, 2013 7:54 PM CST
This Chandler, AZ man was barking at Senator McCain. He wants the illegal/undocumented Hispanics sent back to where they came from. He should see the Native American bumber sticker "And who are the illegals" That would be like telling Christopher Columbus to return to Spain for he was an illegal alien. An illegal Hispanic. Two years ago, DNA testing of his family concluded that he was Castillian Spanish; The 500 year old myth that he was Italian blood has been uncovered. Yes his father did reside in Italy, he worked as a weaver. The Italian Govt told Columbus that the world was Flat. The Queen of Spain funded the three ships. Ever wonder why West Coast cities are named in Spanish...all of Columbus's written records are in Spanish...Columbus was Hispanic. A Latino. Which should be Latin(Yes). The word went world wide over National Geographic. So suck it up all you ignorant citizens. "And the meek shall inherit the earth." 1942
cornelison
Feb 21, 2013 7:59 AM CST
Al queda sounds awfully like Mexican. Like el mariachi? The extreme right could get a conspiracy going & that the weapons of mass destruction are really in Mexico. How about it FreedomWorks???
KeyserSoze
Feb 20, 2013 11:42 PM CST
You reap what you sow, John....you helped make this Frankenstein monster (T-Pottyers) & now the monster has turned on you.. You should have never pandered to them, Stick to your beliefs & just let the chips fall where they may.