What’s transpiring on the Texas-Mexico border could turn out to be an even bigger story than many of us realize.

What could be bigger than a humanitarian crisis, with thousands of children caught in the cross-fire between lawless Latin American regimes and the lawless regime in our White House? What could be bigger than potentially allowing scores of criminals and other ne’er-do-wells to use these children as human shields that allow them to enter our country illegally?

How about the opening salvo in America’s next major political realignment?

Conventional wisdom says the story here is President Obama’s dereliction of duty. Except that’s just the same old song and dance, different verse, for a chief executive already guilty of “a long train of abuses and usurpations.”

Per usual, the conventional wisdom is either wrong or (in this case) late to the party.

See, America’s patriot class already has moved on from playing Captain Obvious. Noting the many ways this president parlays the dystopian fantasies of his fellow Columbia University alums Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven into actual public policy is so last year.

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