Wait a second, only a few months ago the director of Department of Homeland Security thought W's plan to use the National Guard for border patrol was a lousy idea.
But of course, as we have seen with everything in the Bush White House, effective policy is never a part of their actions. Every move they make is for political, not practical, reasons. At some point the other 29% of the country is going to figure this out, too.
"I think it would be a horribly over-expensive and very difficult way to manage this problem," Chertoff said."