During a press conference on SB1070 today, Rep. Steve King ripped the Obama administration and the Justice Department for selective enforcement of the law solely for political and racist reasons. After citing example after example of how the Obama administration has done this, he went to the nub of it and spelled it out rather bluntly for the press:
There’s a political motive for this and it should be very clear to all of us. It’s not a mystery! This isn’t about somebody else’s idea of what the rule of law is, this is about somebody’s idea on what’s going to benefit them politically. … We cannot be a successful nation if we’re going to let politics flow from the Justice Department and from the White House and usurp the rule of law.
Watch below, it’s excellent: