Electoral Strategy

Unmasked: Rick Perry, Racism, and the Anti-Immigrant States’ Rights Movement

With a single quick-lips shot to his right foot, Rick Perry wounded his presidential ambitions, confounded his conservative base, and – most significantly – unmasked once again the racism of the anti-immigrant, states’ rights movement. Defending his support of in-state … Continued

Politics

FAIR and Unbalanced: Signs of “State Rights” Strategy to Trump Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Signs are emerging that FAIR-associated candidates may be laying groundwork for a collective state electoral strategy aimed at trumping gains from proposed comprehensive immigration reform at the federal level. In a strategy reminiscent of bygone “states rights” claims, which were … Continued