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November 21, 2012

"You Need a Professor to Write Something This Dumb"

I'd quibble: you probably need an Ivy League professor to write something this dumb.

Most New Yorkers won’t notice, concerned as they are with water, electricity, and the rat menace, but on Thursday the New York Times op-ed page published one of its sillier paeans to mass immigration. In “Innovative Immigrants“, Harvard Business School professor Thomas McCraw argues that we should amnesty 12 million illegal aliens because Alexander Hamilton was born in St. Croix. Really. 

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Jack

I don't know much about this topic, but I suspect the HBS professor overlooks the difference between *marginal* immigrant and *average* immigrant. Or perhaps more convincing, there is self-selection in immigration, and bringing in a random 12 million immigrants would not lead to the same happy, productive result. (That said, I'm not at all against more immigration. Just pointing out it's a tricky issue.)

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