Christie: FedEx CEO could show govt. how to track immigrants like packages

Christie: FedEx CEO could show govt. how to track immigrants like packages

[Ed. – Boggioni says this like it’s a bad thing.  What’s wrong with being able to track immigrants?  Immigrants we lost track of were some of the perpetrators of 9/11.]

According to Time political correspondent Phil Elliott, Christie gave a lively townhall talk Saturday morning…

When talk to turned to a favorite Republican hot button issue — undocumented immigrants — Christie tossed out the idea of enlisting FEDEX CEO Fred Smith to teach ICE how to track them. …

Claude Brodessser — a politics writer for the Star-Ledger — confirmed Christie’s comments while noting that Smith’s daughter works for the Christie campaign. Brodesser tweeted:  “@GovChristie says he’d hire FedEx founder Fred Smith to track visa holders as immigration fix. Christie spox is Smith’s daughter, Samantha.”

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Elliott’s tweet drew the attention of Lis Smith, a spokesperson  for Democrat Martin O’Malley’s campaign, who tweeted: “Wow. Taking dehumanizing language to new lows.”

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