The subject of taking in refugees is being debated, with Ezra Klein and others arguing that “refugees” are wrongly being blamed for the terrorist attacks in Paris:
This tragedy should make us sympathetic to refugees fleeing these murderers, not angry at them: https://t.co/ok8Gg0tApD
— Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) November 14, 2015
So then what happens if would-be terrorists try to run in right along with them?
Authorities are still attempting to determine where the Paris terrorists came from, and reports offer clues about one of the attackers:
BREAKING: Police officials: Syrian passport found on body of 1 suicide bomber at Paris stadium.
— The Associated Press (@AP) November 14, 2015
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) November 14, 2015
Investigators are focusing on Syrian passport discovered at site of one of the terrorist attacks in Paris https://t.co/qjRXHQ5Nf7
— The New York Times (@nytimes) November 14, 2015
— DanRiehl (@DanRiehl) November 14, 2015
Prudence would seem to dictate that allowing thousands of individuals into any country without vetting is a very bad idea.
We want to embrace those fleeing violence at home but have no way to discern who needs shelter and who wants access. https://t.co/33oyWTBgpd
— Susan J. Eddington, (@sjeddington) November 14, 2015