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Jan Brewer's Anti-DREAM Stance on Blast in New Dennis Gilman Video

Gilman skewers Brewer in his latest effort

See also: Jan Brewer's Order Has "Absolutely No Basis Under State or Federal Law," ACLU Says See also: Governor Jan Brewer to DREAMers: State Laws Bar You from Drivers Licenses, Public Benefits Regardless of Feds' Immigration Policy Shift See also: Obama Blocks DREAMers' Deportations, Outflanks GOP See also: SB 1070 Fuels a Movement of New Voters Democrats and DREAMers should write Governor Jan Brewer a left-handed thank you note for her hateful and illegal executive order blocking DREAM Act students from scoring Arizona driver's licenses. Brewer let drop this bomb after President Barack Obama's deferred action program went into effect last week.

The evening of what I would call Brewer's "shooting Bambi" moment, DREAMers were up at the Capitol, quietly protesting the decision. They had formed a circle in the darkness and, one by one, each of them stood, sharing their stories with the others, and vowing to work even harder to elect pro-DREAM politicians during this election cycle.

Those candidates, almost all of them, happen to be Democrats.

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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