They probably had a few bucks thrown their way.

Nothing better to do, a Rhode Island-based group of mostly gray-haired children who believe in a governmental Santa Clause decided to seek attention for themselves, and harass a law enforcement leader in our community.

They got out their crayons, their cardboard signs and their two-syllable slogans worthy of imbeciles alone and chanted in the cold to "right a wrong."

There is a particular scuminess with the use of a megaphone:

The private home of Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson was under siege on Thanksgiving morning.

I don't suppose any of these intellectual titans actually sponsor an immigrant themselves. In fact, I'm willing to wager that I have personally done more for the children of Guatemala or Uganda than the total collection of these clueless anarchist Bolsheviks that embarrassed themselves for the sake of "open borders" or "a land without borders."

"You know you are over the target when the flak is heaviest." -- anonymous World War II Allied bomber pilot

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Well, Tom Hodgson might be able to see through his fuselage and his left engine might be on fire, but he is still right on target.

The only thing stopping an unfettered massive invasion by the entire desperate of the world is the fear of facing consequences.

Only two kinds of people can see it another way: a damn fool, or someone who wants to see the fall of the nation.

Here, I think we see both.

Ken Pittman is the host of The Ken Pittman Show on 1420 WBSM New Bedford. He can be heard Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Contact him at talkerkenpittman@gmail.com and follow him on Twitter @RadioKenPittman. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.