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DHS Secretary John Kelly floated the following potential border policy when detaining families entering the country illegally:
“We have tremendous experience in dealing with unaccompanied minors. They will be well cared for as we deal with their parents.”
According to Business Insider, the children…
“would be put into the ‘least restrictive setting’ until they can be taken into the care of a US relative or state-sponsored guardian…”
Words of the Day
1. a victory or goal achieved at too great a cost.
Word Origin and History for Pyrrhic victory
1880-85; < Greek Pyrrikós; after a remark attributed by Plutarch to Pyrrhus, who declared, after a costly victory over the Romans, that another similar victory would ruin him
noun, plural kakistocracies.
1. government by the worst persons; a form of government in which the worst persons are in power.
Word Origin and History for kakistocracy
1829, “government by the worst element of a society,” coined on analogy of its opposite,aristocracy, from Greek kakistos “worst,” superlative of kakos “bad” (which perhaps is related to the general IE word for “defecate;”see caco- ) + -cracy.
This is (a sketch of) the cartoon I thought I was going to run. Imagining a very short”honeymoon” period for Hillary Clinton’s presidency. If only I knew it would last about 30 minutes after the first polls closed.