Let’s pretend that a man enters your house without your permission. Then he breaks one of your dinner plates.
When you complain, you are told: “What’s the big deal? You broke one of your dinner plates last month.”
You might say: “But this is different! I didn’t invite this guy into my house! And anyway, just entering my house without permission is a crime to begin with!”
Most people would understand this argument.
But when an illegal immigrant enters this country, and then does something wrong — like, say, killing somebody — the argument from illegal immigration supporters is always the same. They will ask: “Are illegal immigrants more likely than citizens to kill people?”
Here’s my answer.
I don’t care.
They’re not supposed to be here in the first place.