Malkin and Vargas Debate Immigration on Twitter

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On Wednesday, right-wing columnist Michelle Malkin wrote a column criticizing journalist Jose Antonio Vargas for advocating that other journalists not use the word “illegal” to describe undocumented immigrants who came to the country without authorization. Vargas responded to the column by asking Malkin, who is also of Filipino descent, if she would sit down for a Filipino meal with him via Twitter.
After discussing Filipino food briefly, the pair then engaged in a very rare, honest, and prolonged Twitter exchange on the issue of immigration.

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