Badlands Journal editorial board
The Badlands Journal editorial board asked a question many others have asked about the immigrant-ban executive order: how many immigrants from these seven nations have committed acts of terrorism in the United States?
We read several articles but preferred this one above the others because it contains a dialogue with some disagreement but doesn't vilify. It is an understandable disagreement occurring in a moment of high political and legal pressure.
Another aspect of this story not often covered in the media is the number of terrorist attacks foiled by good intelligence.
Altogether, we thought this short interchange between a hard-working politician with an extraordinarily diverse district and Politifacts, a respected source of factual corrections in the media, except if you believe Matt Shapiro of The Federalist (Dec. 16, 2016) who asserts the Politifact has an anti-conservative bias.
The poor dears. -- blj
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