Yesterday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against three portions of Arizona’s controverial immigration law and clearly warned that a fourth provision, which has yet to take effect, might also be struck down in a future legal challenge.
By any reasonable measure, the decision was a resounding victory for the Obama administration. It affirmed that immigration matters are the bailiwick of the federal government, not the states. (See HERE.)
But some conservatives were either confused about the ruling or desperate to give it a spin that favored their point of view. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, for example, took a ...