Border security haunts election
The most interesting thing about the race to fill a vacant U.S. House seat in Orange County -- one of the most secure Republican districts in the nation -- is not who will probably win. The party's endorsed candidate, former car dealer John Campbell, is so confident he already has a plane ticket to Washington.
Despite the likely outcome, the campaign has spotlighted an issue that could play out in races across the country next year: illegal immigration.
While Minuteman founder Jim Gilchrist lost the election, his candidacy forced the Republican party to adress his issue. He also demonstrated the huge support for meaninful reform, meaning enforcement, of our immigration laws.
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