(an ass? Tut~! Exactly who is being predictable here, hmmmm?)
Our oft neglected Law being the Law Of Unintended Consequences.
when you’ve thought through all the avenues, alleyways, and every conceivable way in which the unexpected can bite you on the bot (Yanks: read ‘butt’) there’s always the WC*—
So, the “problem” of Mexican immigration was solved. But here is where the law of unintended consequences kicks in …
When the border was porous, young men from Mexico would cross the border easily, but they would do it both ways …
Once crossing the border became far harder, they stopped going back home …
Then the … young men started bringing … their wives and children. So instead of young men wading a river, children were crossing …
… whole families came and stayed.
The end result … the number of Mexicans living illegally in America has risen greatly since the borders were closed.
to read from source: CLICK HERE
—aka The Law of Unintended Consequences. One clue to its presence is when some poor bugger nearby yelps “Oops~” and really means it.
I often wonder if the dearth of Reality in many moderns is a result of this law invoking itself in response to modern ‘education’? (A relative Mother recently was thrilled to bits when her offspring came home waving a very impressive certificate**.) (I got thumped for cracking up …)
* WC: the Wild Card.
** Rather ornate certificate was “For Listening In Class” … (no, I’m not kidding).