2009-09-03 / Editorials
In Sheriff’s Race, Let’s Stop Making Immigrants into Scapegoats
The Putnam County Sheriff race disturbingly reflects the heated tone we have been witnessing at town hall meetings nationwide. Candidates Borkowski, DeStefano, and McConville have contributed to the angry atmosphere by squarely focusing on “the immigrant problem.” Are there illegal immigrants in Putnam County? Yes, there are illegal immigrants throughout the entire country.