But as he sought to mend ties with Mexico, Mr. Bush vowed to step up his efforts to persuade Congress to approve a bigger guest-worker program for Mexican migrants and to provide a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrations living in the United States, most of them from Mexico and Central America.
President Bush said the mood in Congress had changed, and he was optimistic that he could persuade moderate Senate Republicans to join Democrats to overhaul immigration laws. Mr. Bush said the proposed changes would create a border where trade flows freely but criminals and terrorists face stiff obstacles.
“A good migration law will help both economies and will help the security of both countries,” Mr. Bush said at a joint news conference with President Felipe Calderón of Mexico. “If people can come into our country, for example, on a temporary basis to work, doing jobs Americans aren’t doing, they won’t have to sneak across the border.”
James C. McKinley, Jr.
So President Clueless is still singing the "jobs Americans won't do" song, oblivious to the fact that the statement has become satire of itself. But if that isn't enough to convince you that he is either unrepentantly evil or stupid or both, try this out:
“We have a very good chance of getting the bill out of the Senate, because Senator Kennedy is one of the best legislative senators there is,” President Bush said. “ He can get the job done.”