Zuckerberg-backed FWD.us goes after Steve King

Anyone who still doubts FWD.us’ political bonafides can at least admit this much: It knows how to make an old-fashioned attack ad. The pro-immigration political action committee led by Mark Zuckerberg just posted a new video to its YouTube page that attacks gay rights and immigration troll Steve King (R-IA) over controversial statements he made to Breitbart News arguing that undocumented immigrants brought to the United States should not be allowed to serve in the military. 

Rep. Steve King is known as one of the staunchest opponents of immigration reform. So when the Iowa Republican made typical Steve King comments earlier this month about a somewhat modest immigration proposal, it became the perfect fooder for the pro-reform, Mark Zuckerberg-backed organization FWD.us. “We’re not going to take your oath into the military, but we’re going to take your deposition and have a bus for you to Tijuana,” King told Breitbart about his opposition to a proposal from Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., to allow dreamers who serve in the military to qualify for legal status. “Citizenship must be precious, not handed out like candy in a parade,” King said later on the House floor.

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