best place to get in a fight about immigration (2008)


As if we needed another reminder that labor being in bed with the left is a very old chestnut, union laborers working on the HOTEL GANSEVOORT CONSTRUCTION SITE have plastered their hard hats with "America is full" stickers. The meatpacking district may be a prime destination for foreign tourists, but all the union guys—the white ones—will tell you the country's woes are due to new immigrants. As if they themselves weren't first- and second-generation Irish and Italian.


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