BP falling short of wall goals

Here's a story from the Sierra Vista, AZ paper reporting that Glenn Spencer, local xenophobe wackadoo, is complaining that the Border Patrol is inflating their figures of how much new fence is finished out of the required amount that Congress mandated be done by the end of this year.

Of course this in common knowledge. But I think it's funny that they're getting attacked from both sides - the racists griping that the fence isn't getting put up fast enough enough, or secure enough, and more sane and humane people who say it shouldn't be put up at all.

The story also mentions and links to the Sierra Club video that I made. An interesting comment thread follows the story, including an admittedly good point made by one of the pro-wall nutjobs: Sierra Club shouldn't be calling it a documentary. If I've ever called it that I apologize now. It's not a documentary, in the sense that a documentary is at least nominally objective - this film is an advocacy piece that takes a clear position, and I was hired to take that position and deliver a very clear and specific political message. It's not impartial reportage, it's a polemic. Guilty as charged.

Anyway, I'm glad it's getting more and more exposure.

re: BP falling short of wall goals

Here's one comment that is utterly baseless:Builder wrote on Sep 14, 2008 6:42 AM:" One representive we won't have to tell to repeal Section 102 of the Real ID Act, is Giffords. She is in bed with the Sierra Club, and was trying to slow the building of the fence awhile back. "Giffords' team should take note that she's perceived as being in bed with the SC even though she is the only rep that has withheld support for Grijalva's bill.

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