Rupert Murdoch pushes for ‘generous, sweeping’ immigration reform, compromise

The day following President Obama’s reelection, a pensive Rupert Murdoch seemed eager to find a comfortable position in a political landscape which doesn’t seem that much different, really. Compromise might be tough when opponents balk at the idea of an America split 50/50.

Conservatives are very familiar by now with what “compromise” means, at least with a Democrat president in office; see also “bipartisanship” and “reaching across the aisle.”

In August, Murdoch had joined with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a push to convince Mitt Romney to campaign on easing immigration rules for Latinos, who are “naturally Republicans,” he said. Murdoch repeated the call today.

Speaking of the fiscal cliff, inflation and unmanageable debt reminds us of the many hard-working family people here legally and looking for work.

  • my preciousss!!

    50-48 is that DEM/REP? soon it’ll be 60-40? thereafter, Rome shall fall.

  • detroit19

    if you believe the country is 50/50…bless your “…voting is the best revenge…” souls..

  • Peyton

    Murdoch has a point, and if I’m correct, he pushed for immigration reform before election ended.

    • Teresa Davis McCormick

      I also wondered why Romney (who i voted for) was not bringing up Obama’s record on immigration. Obama promised the Mexican people a lot when he was running the first time and screwed them big time once he was in.

  • yahneverknow


    math iz hard.
    itzzz clearly opposite day for wordsz.

  • Jim Wafwot

    Math is hard. Obamazombies forget the 2% that didn’t vote for Obama or Romney. So the country IS INDEED split 50-50.

    • conservativechick

      Obama already started the OUTREACH to make Hispanics Democrats: Bought a few votes with OUR DIME! Obama administration used our TAX DOLLARS over the last TWO YEARS to advertise on MEXICO TV and radio during soap operas encouraging Mexicans to apply for U.S. food stamps and other benefits!! Obama is known as the FOOD STAMP PRESIDENT OF MEXICO.

  • Michael Rice

    First off, the popular vote was nearly fifty fifty. With the amount fo people who swing every election…it probably is right about that mark. The electoral college does not indicate the split of the population. More liberal intelligence.
    And no, it doe snot mean Republicans have to compromise. DO teh Democrats have control of both the House and Senate? Nope, I didn’t think so. Republicans actually picked up seats. Does that mean they have a mandate for them?

    • Pater Tempus

      Michael Rice:

      Better check your math. Republicans suffered a net loss of eight seats in the House and two seats in the Senate….a chamber in which they were favored to gain control of…..

      • BeautifulAmerica

        Benefit of the leftwing political agitators of the mainstram media.

  • MrsReagan

    Murdoch is correct. Make them ALL legal. Give them SS#’s and make them pay the Obamacare “penalty”, federal income taxes, state taxes, payroll taxes and medicare taxes. They’ll leave skid marks on the highway back to Mexico. Elections have consequences.

    • Tabitha Taylor

      Problem with that is most won’t make the $ to pay any taxes, but only receive benefits as the case is now or I’d agree. I bet if there’s some tax reform where we embrace a flat tax so everyone pays tax at all income levels & nobody gets credits where they actually get redistributed $ that current higher earners pay in,,they’d suddenly embrace the immigration reform. :)

  • Jillane Kent

    Glenn Beck’s network and Reason tv for the win…

  • michael s

    what you’re seeing is the effect of the Valerie Jarret statement “After we win this election ,Its our turn Payback time”. Dee Dee Benkie was just on the O Reilly factor telling Laura Ingraham the party has too many old white men. It’s not diverse enough. Romney lost by being linked to Akin,Murdoch. Laura said you sound like you’re on the other network. Ann Coulter saying on Laura’s show conservatism is over its the free stuff era. Even John Boehner said Obamacare is the law of the land,now that Pres Obama’s been reelected. Even took a swipe at Paul Ryan . Ryan is not the new leader of the GOP.

    • BeautifulAmerica

      They hear a mantra spewed by the left and can’t wait to get brownie points with their bosses for repeating it…ad nauseum.

      • michael s

        Add hannity to the list. Now he’s evolved on immigration, the GOP needs to take immigration off the table. His words not mine.

        • BeautifulAmerica

          Fox is now partly owned by Saudi Arabia, so of course they will “evolve.”

  • BeautifulAmerica

    Ah, ha. The REAL Rupert Murdoch, promoter of one Canamerexico funded by what used to be Americans, has now stepped forward. He’s another New World Order billionaire.