This needs to be preserved. Because it’s just too brilliant. The cartoon, not my piddly words.
I brought it up again in an argument over illegal immigrants. And watching people argue endlessly over the taxes they do or don’t pay. Kind of like Charlie Gard. It wasn’t a medical issue. It was a moral one.
Similarly, here, this is not an economic issue. You either do or you don’t believe that a nation has the right to determine who joins it and who can enter it and under what conditions.
If you don’t, you don’t really believe in nations and you should just be honest and say so in our open conversation.
If you do, then follow this nation’s rules, including its rules about how it makes rules about such things. If you believe in rules and the natural rights they’re based on, how about we follow them?