Another incredibly willful suspension of disbelief. This time of the politically incorrect notion that a great portion of criminals are illegal immigrants. Just like terrorists and Muslims, an inconvenient but obvious connection. This guy is defending his open-borders sanctuary city agenda as necessary to fight, get this, the cause of sanctuary city policies, crime.
"I can just tell you Fairfax County is not going to go the route of some of our neighbors," Connolly, who is seeking a second term as chairman Nov. 6, said during a meeting with Washington Post reporters and editors. "We're not going to demagogue. We're not going to essentially roll back the welcome mat...
Connolly cautioned that such an expansion would drive a dangerous wedge between police and immigrants -- making them reluctant to cooperate with investigations -- and heighten the danger of racial profiling by officers. He said Fairfax Police Chief David M. Rohrer would be reluctant to involve his officers.