Reason Writers Around Town: Shikha Dalmia on Republicans Falling in Obama's Immigration Trap


Republicans are hopping mad over President Obama's recent executive order to hand temporary work permits instead of deportation orders to undocumented aliens brought to this country as children. "But the more they hop, the madder they'll look," notes Shikha Dalmia in her morning column at The Daily, "exactly Obama's intention." If Republicans want to close the 40-point lead that Obama has over Mitt Romney with Hispanic voters, something that in Romney's own words could spell "doom" for Republicans in November, they'll have to get past all their huffing and puffing and do something constructive.

And they can begin by stop asking dumb economic questions like the one posed by the obnoxious Daily Caller reporter when he interrupted the president's remarks.

Read the whole thing here.