As the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program went into effect nationwide on Wednesday, Ariz. Gov. Jan Brewer pushed back quickly, issuing her own executive order to block the issuing of drivers’ licenses and benefits under the program.
Twitter opinion was split, but tonight Brewer says that public comment to her office is running 7-to-1 in favor of the executive order.
.@GovBrewer's spox says her office has received 2,037 comments in favor of executive order on dreamers, 292 opposed.
— BrahmResnik (@brahmresnik) August 17, 2012
Supporters of Brewer from around the nation tweeted their approval.
@GovBrewer Keep up the great work, Gov. But don't wag your finger at Dems. They're SO sensitive. Big boys start to cry.
— UF (@xfranman) August 18, 2012
@GovBrewer Keep up the good work, the community organizer isn't doing his job and never will. He has go to be voted out.
— WackoBird King (@Yaking43) August 18, 2012
— RickInTennessee (@RickInTennessee) August 18, 2012
@GovBrewer Keep up the good fight Governor! I may not live in AZ any more but a lot of people around the US support what you're doing!!!
— Neely (@NBJT74) August 18, 2012
Not everyone is happy with the direction the tide seems to be turning.
Aren't you glad @GovBrewer and cronies are around to stop the browning of America? I wonder when they'll come for me.
— mols (@mholzschlag) August 18, 2012
— shelley (@shelley_333) August 18, 2012
— Brittany (@sameoldstory) August 18, 2012
@GovBrewer The law was signed by our President. You and your racists governor pals have no right to violate civil rights. You are a tyrant!
— Samuel Cavazos (@SamuelCavazos2) August 18, 2012
— PoliticAlBor (@PoliticAlBor) August 18, 2012