The writer below is referring to a law that empowers police to arrest people suspected of being an illegal immigrant if they are stopped for another reason and requires businesses and schools to verify whether workers and students are in the country lawfully. It also makes it a crime to knowingly transport or shelter illegal immigrants.
"This past Thursday the Alabama legislature put on their white hoods and enacted the harshest anti-immigrant regime in the country, one even more tyrannical than Arizona’s ethnic-cleansing laws. ...
The old Jim Crow laws enforced discrimination based on the colour of a person’s skin; the new Jim Crow laws enforce discrimination on the basis of a person’s birth on the wrong side of an imaginary line."
The U.S. border is an imaginary line?? The writer is a philosophy professor -- a notoriously nutty trade. But this guy's trade seems to be wildly exaggerated abuse. He seems so full of hate that he has lost all reality contact.
He accompanied his screed with a picture of the KKK in action so he is clearly accusing the Alabama legislators as being of that ilk. I think I would be wary of a defamation lawsuit if I were he.
The caricature of him below is one he supplies himself. Does he look sane to you? Or does he have the staring eyes of a fanatic?