Build a Moral Wall — and Gate

Thursday's Editorial - November 29, 2018


1. The purpose of an editorial/commentary is to explain, persuade, warn, criticize, entertain, praise or answer. What do you think is the purpose of Terry Jeffrey’s editorial? Explain your answer.

2. What is the main idea of this editorial?

3. a) Read the “Background” below the questions. Why do you think the Democrats in Congress who voted for the Secure Fence Act will not support its enforcement?
b) Why do you think Congressional Republicans, who had control of Congress, did not fund construction of the wall to enforce the Secure Fence Act law?

4. Re-read the last 3 paragraphs of Mr. Jeffrey’s commentary. Do you agree with his assertion? Explain your answer.

Read previous StudentNewsDaily posts on the border wall: