The vote to build the fence passed in the Senate today: They voted 83-16 in favor of construction of the fence and 500 miles of vehicle barriers.
But lest you think it went unremarked, here is Senator Dick Durbin’s thoughts on the matter:
He said if the proposal passed, “our relationship with Mexico would come down to a barrier between our two countries.”
Make that Senator Dick “Duh” Durbin. Reducing our contact with Mexico to a fence means that El Presidente will know we have a spine. And he may have to clean up his act instead of living off the remittances of poor Mexicans. Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.
Yeah! Let’s get moving on reducing our relationship with Mexico to a fence. A wall of iron topped off with spikes and barbed wire.