Rick Perry should have never attempted to defend his support for in-state tuition for the children of illegal immigrants. Besides defending his position during GOP presidential debates, he has now called those who oppose it "heartless." Way to turn off the entire conservative base. That is akin to saying that the children of parents who have stolen nice stereo equipment should be allowed to use that stereo equipment unlike the rest of us who don't have nice stereo equipment, since it's not their fault that their parents stole the equipment. No, if your parents do something illegally, you should not be rewarded for it. I still have $50,000 in student loans to pay off, some due to paying out of state tuition at the University of Arizona. Fortunately, we have a Governor and legislature here that do not believe that illegal immigrants should get preferential treatment over the rest of us who moved here legally. Herman Cain understands this and has come out against Perry, stating that he cannot support him for president.
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