Well, it might be a little bit too late for him to change his mind. Has the damage already been done?
Larry Kudlow, a conservative economist and self-described “immigration reformer,” began his column with what reads like a confession: “I know this is not my usual position.”
Then he followed it with a blunt declaration: “But this is a war.”
Kudlow noted in his National Review column that in the past he’s favored immigration reform over immigration restrictions — except now the stakes are too high.
“Therefore I have come to believe there should be no immigration or visa waivers until the U.S. adopts a completely new system to stop radical Islamic terrorists from entering the country,” he wrote in the piece titled “I’ve Changed. This Is War. Seal the Borders. Stop the Visas.”“A wartime lockdown,” Kudlow continued. “And a big change in my thinking.”
Kudlow added that Islamic State militants “are already here. More are coming. We must stop them.” He also said he wants to borders sealed “until FBI director James Comey gives us the green light …”
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