A Quick Word on Immigration

This post will likely be followed with others discussing the same topic in greater detail, but I wanted to briefly express this one point: I often find it hard to comprehend, from a strictly ideological point of view, how those who believe in the supremacy of the free market and capitalism while distrusting government intervention and regulation would, at the same time, be in favor of strict immigration regulation and enforcement. Furthermore, it seems to me that the exact same arguments that Republicans, for example, would have against environmental regulation would also apply to the regulation of immigrants.

The way I reconcile the ideological discrepancy is by accepting their hypocrisy and lack of intellectual rigor.

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One response to “A Quick Word on Immigration

  1. Wonderful blog Eric! Congratulations! I will keep coming every now and then to see your thoughts about football, the spanish life and this weird thing called free market.

    un abrazo desde Brasil,

    Newton

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