America Runs on Immigrants

Okay, so here’s the deal. North Korea has fired seven test missiles, Iran is still trying to start its own nuclear program, Israel and Palestine are at each others throats…and President Bush is hanging out in a Dunkin’ Donuts in Alexandria, Virginia. Why? Because of the American Dream, that’s why.

The two owners of this very special Dunkin’ Donuts are Iranian-American brothers, their district manager is a Guatemalan-American woman and the store manager is Salvadorian-American.

That’s right—we’re talking immigration. Bush makes an example of the foursome mentioned above because they are living the American Dream. Apparently the ‘American Dream’ has morphed from an abstract vision of a white picket fence into something more realistic--$5.15 an hour at a chain breakfast joint.

At the end of the clip, you see the introduction to the next segment—Condoleeza Rice holding a press conference with Turkish foreign minister Abdullah Gul to discuss the unrest in the Middle East.

Well at least someone in the Bush administration is holding down the fort.





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