A pardon for 11,000,000 dreamers

The president pardoned Tuesday a man still serving time in a federal prison for literally selling a US Senate seat to the highest bidder. If that’s what Trump can do, the next Democratic president can do one better: pardon 11 million immigrants.

I know that sounds reckless, and yeah, maybe it is, but it would do more good than harm. I outline some of those things in today’s edition of the Editorial Board.

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