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It only shows their ignorance of history.
America isn’t just for Americans anymore. That’s the message of Boston’s City Council, as it’s considering giving foreigners residing in the US the “right” to vote in municipal elections. It’s part of a growing movement that has already seen numerous localities throughout the nation grant legally present non-citizens ballot-box access.
Such a proposal would bring laughter (and perhaps sometimes violence) in Mexico and virtually any other country on Earth, but in the United States the joke’s on us. The Boston Herald reports, “The Boston City Council will consider ways it can let noncitizens vote in city elections … [today] in a hearing on a controversial measure being pushed by Council President Andrea Campbell.”
The paper continues, “‘All members of a community should have the right to participate and be included in the governance of that community,’ Campbell’s order states, noting that Boston has…
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