We don’t quite see the parallel that Rep. Keith Ellison does. Rosa Parks was alone in her brave act of civil disobedience in 1955. The “Fast for Families” protesters who have set up in tents on the National Mall, on the other hand, have been visited personally by President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Rep. Nancy Pelosi and received a letter of support from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

Not to mention that these activists are urging Congress to approve amnesty and eventual citizenship for immigrants who are residing in the U.S. illegally, while immigrants going through legal channels are the ones being sent to the back of the bus.