A Potemkin Raid?
Is how Andrew Stuttaford refers to the Swift packing plant raids after reading this article...
The head of meatpacker Swift & Co. said federal officials wanted a high-profile example of an immigration crackdown when they staged raids at its plants in six states in an identity theft investigation late last year. President and CEO Sam Rovit said the government rejected the company's offer to help in the investigation months before the Dec. 12 raids. ``They were looking for a marquee to show the administration it was tough on immigration,'' he told the Greeley Tribune for a story published Friday.A marquee?
I keep waiting for this administration to break into a rousing chorus of "Hopelessly Devoted To You" toward our cheerful invaders.
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