It looks as if clumsy border security precautions are damaging the U.S. economy. Yes, of course we needed to tighten controls. But with enough resources and competent management, tightening doesn’t have to mean creating headaches for legitimate travelers and nightmares for American businesses.
The quote from Asa Hutchinson is embarrassing. The first step in fixing a problem is acknowledging it exists. But that seems to be against Bush Administration rules.