Vargas and Understatement
By Bryan Caplan
Jose Antonio Vargas is a former reporter for The Washington Post and
shared a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Virginia Tech shootings. He
founded Define American, which seeks to change the conversation on
I don’t get it. If you’ve experienced the Orwellian injustice of immigration restrictions first hand, if you’re willing to court deportation to a land you barely remember, you surely want to do more than “change the conversation on immigration reform.” Once you leave the safety of the closet, you might as well stand tall and openly proclaim: I seek to open the borders of the United States and the world.