Well, Here You Go—A skills Test For Immigrants—Problem Solved
For those non-Brits who mostly follow me, a word of explanation.
Great Britain has a ministry called the Home Office, that generally mirrors the American Department of Homeland Security, an equally odious government office. Each is mainly concerned with keeping migrants the hell out of the country and ruining people’s lives as efficiently as possible.
The Brit Home Office.
The Home Office is generally considered the graveyard of political life for ministers, although it produced a recent Prime Minister in Theresa May and (who knows?) may produce another when Boris finally slides out the door of Downing Street. But the current minister is another woman, artfully named Priti Patel and, although her grim attendance to grim duties have somewhat diminished her prettiness, she herself is the child of immigrants, in this case from East India. Had her parents been subject to the skills test she promotes, Priti might still be languishing in East India and it’s a cogent argument whether Britain w…