Texans for Oligarchy

Written by David Frum on Friday November 4, 2011

And speaking of oligarchy, Rick Perry in an interview with Univision endorses the idea of granting illegal aliens the right to work in the United States--but not the right to vote.

If you were seeking to concentrate wealth and power even more tightly than today, you could not do better than this idea. Argentina followed a similar path in the late 19th and early 20th century--encouraging open immigration while accumulating obstacles to naturalization--and just look where it is today.