2 b often disparaging : a person primarily interested in political office for selfish or other narrow usually short-sighted reasons
By Andrew Lelling UPDATED: February 10, 2020 at 8:38 pm
“Sanctuary cities” — a politicized euphemism for cities and towns that pride themselves on resisting federal laws passed by Congress and designed to ensure our safety — have become a genuine and persistent threat to our communities and the rule of law.
As to the first, and as Attorney General William Barr warned during a recent announcement about the Trump administration’s steps to counter sanctuary cities, when local authorities refuse to cooperate with ICE all they have done is make it harder to protect their own law-abiding residents. Continue reading